Shawn Thorsson Brings ED-209 To Life
Follow along as master prop builder Shawn Thorsson builds a life size replica of Robocop’s ED-209 for Maker Faire Bay Area 2014. We’re hanging out in his shop to document the process with a series of videos and tutorials along the way.
Was he successful in creating this incredible build in time for the show? The answer...
If I'm going to get this right, ED-209 needs to be massive and intimidating.
Hollow resin castings for Robocop's worst nightmare
The Robocop baddie gets its shell.
To break the mold, you first have to make the mold.
Shawn Thorsson discusses and demonstrates the finer points of fiberglass moldmaking.
How do you bend Bondo to your will? Shawn Thorsson tells all.
Building up to Maker Faire: Body Filler Tutorial with Shawn Thorsson
As prop and costume builder Shawn Thorsson works to build a life-size replica of RoboCop's ED-209 robot for Maker Faire Bay Area, he's walking us through some of the techniques and skills he using along the way. In this tutorial, he breaks down how to use body filler, i.e. Bondo.
The thing I’m after can’t be bought. Fortunately, I can build my own anything.