Bowcaster Tutorial from Ryffranck

LEGO being LEGO equipped the new Star Wars Embo figure with a standard crossbow as a stand-in for his bowcaster; however, if you look at reference pictures, you'll note it doesn't quite fit the bill.

Mike Linteau (ryffranck029) has found a nice solution. Using a BrickForge recurve bow and a Si-Dan PSG-1, he fashions a much better alternative. The thin lines show where linear cuts were made, while the keystone shaped notches go together like a puzzle piece. A little glue, a little paint, and you're done!

Now if we can only fix the pauldron TLG provided...

See more of Mike's fantastic customs on his Flickr stream.


  1. I would like you to stop using the Ryffranck name. You use it also on Flickr. I wanted to open an account but I can't use my name because you use it....so would you kindly fond another name since it is NOT your family name but it is mine? Thank you

  2. OMGWTF Anonymous u are pathetic xD