Show and Tell: Destiny-Inspired Airsoft Mod!

Bill Doran of Punished Props (and Tested contributor!) stops by the studio to share a personal project modding an airsoft model into a Destiny-inspired prop! Bill talks about how he modeled a 3D-printed shell to fit the prop, which can be used for cosplay photo…

Paint Masking Using a Laser Cutter!

Tested contributor Bill Doran (aka Punished Props) is in our shop this week and experiments using our Universal Laser Systems laser cutter to make a quick paint mask for a helmet. This can be done with standard painter’s tape or a large sheet of masking…

Inside Adam Savage’s Cave: Ghost in the Shell Props!

Adam geeks out over his new props and costumes from the film Ghost in the Shell! We get a close look at the custom tactical gear made for the actors, including Saito’s field costume, as well as beautiful Hanka props from the Yakuza club seen…

Ghost in the Shell and Warcraft Props from Weta Workshop!

Weta Workshop made some truly incredible costumes and props for the recent Ghost in the Shell and Warcraft films. We get up close to some of these pieces coming up on auction at Prop Store. From full suits of armor to sci-fi robots, these pieces…

Worlds Largest OpenRC F1 Car – Phase 2 // Gluing The Parts w/ Bill from Punished Props Academy

I needed to get some of the OpenRC parts glued, and I knew Bill Doran of Punished Props Academy would be the best person to help out with this. Bill and I used a urethane adhesive from BJB Enterprises, as well as 5 minute epoxy…

3D Printing ABS on the CR10? Building a 3D Printer Enclosure with Punished Props

Bill from Punished Props stopped by to help build an enclosure for the Creality CR10 3D Printer. We wanted to print a large ABS print, but with the open design, we first needed an enclosure to keep the heat in and the ambient temperature consistent….

Inside Adam Savage’s Cave: Gods of Egypt Stunt Weapons! – YouTube

It’s like a late Christmas at Adam’s cave as he opens of box of props from the film Gods of Egypt–part of a large collection of costumes and props on auction later this month. These stunt weapons stand up to scrutiny up close, and show…