I was going to a gaming themed costume party, which happened to be right after a suit-and-tie event that night. I was considering what character i could be, and decided to be a suit-dressed guy from the Nintendo 64 game “Golden Eye”, wielding the Golden Gun. This build was done in a couple of hours, using mostly balsa wood, cardboard and hot glue.
The handle was made out of an empty toilet paper roll, which I squished. Then I “filled” the ends with some cut out cardboard,and hot-glued it together.
The main part of the gun was made out of balsa wood, which i cut out and glued together with hot glue. A pen cap was inserted to make it easy to attach the pen “barrel”. A trigger was made out of balsa wood, and attached with a pen spring. This makes it act like a normal trigger.
The inside of the gun, showing the pen spring holding the trigger in place.
The inside, from the front.
Gun with pen barrel in place.
I used gold hobby paint to paint it all in gold color.
The finished gun, as the pain is drying up.
The gun in the three pieces as it was in the the movie “The man with the golden gun”