My husband sent me this email while I was at Christmas Eve Mass, along with this picture of our visitor under the tree.
The legs are made from pocky and other candies, the body had other presents in a box (including a beautiful Molskine notebook…must do more writing this year), and the head is just empty cardboard. He didn’t want to put anything in the head, since he left a hole for the “cockpit” viewscreen that would allow me to peek inside, and that’s CHEATING.
Here’s the destruction of the AT-AT walker (aka unwrapping it). I was always really, really horrible at this level in the N64 Rogue Squadron and Shadows of the Empire games. The tow cable thing is hard, man. Major props to Wedge and Janson.
And here’s a montage of the steps of creating the AT-AT walker (he showed me these pictures after I unwrapped it):