I'm making a pirate movie and I need a realistic non-cheezy peg leg. Can someone help me out?
Jeffrey from Cordele, GA
Doesn't Home Depot, Lowe's or Menard's carry balusters (the vertical posts of a stair railing), around their deck dept.? You'd have to work on it to make it look realistic. Otherwise, I'd check with the local little theater group to see what they have.
Jeffery, I think your best bet would be an old table leg, the kind with the square metal bracket on top. I would glue or screw a plastic tub or bucket, bottom side to the bracket on top for putting your knee in if you want realism, you will have to strap your leg up behind you. Make the plastic bucket a size that will fit tight to your knee.
My daughter came up with the following for an older child. Turn a plunger on end, sew it into a pair of adult jeans so he could bend his leg...
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