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FIGURE 2-36: Making the paper shiny

You don't need fancy digital fabrication tools to make high quality props, you just need some paper, a pepakura program, and some Bondo and resin. Read more »


Silicone block molds are a quick and easy way to make a whole bunch of the same thing. Read more »

Pictured: verisimilitude.

If I'm going to get this right, ED-209 needs to be massive and intimidating. Read more »

Parts ready for molding.

Hollow resin castings for Robocop's worst nightmare Read more »


To break the mold, you first have to make the mold. Read more »


Shawn Thorsson discusses and demonstrates the finer points of fiberglass moldmaking. Read more »