Building Confidence with a Beginner CNC Project

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Bill’s mom wanted a small wooden stamp that she can use in her ceramics work. This is a perfect project for our Shapeoko CNC router. Bill shows the basics of operating a hobby CNC machine for a small arts and crafts project. How to Draw Patterns, Templates, & Blueprints With Free Software – Premium Video Tutorial Learn Fusion 360 from …

Cosplayers Attempt Dentistry

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Britt wants fangs for her tiefling cosplay and Bill wants to try making fake teeth too! Watch two cosplayers use thermoplastics to sculpt teeth-like shrouds over their existing canines. How-To: CHEAP AND EASY FANGS – Hendo Art Moldable Plastic Pellets – Amazon Battery Powered Heat Gun – Amazon Punished Props Mission: Transforming passionate fans into confident, skillful makers. Fun ways …

This has been bugging me for months

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Bill’s current storage system for his Sortimo cases will not do! Watch Bill use scrap wood to add more space and a handy work platform to his storage shelf. Adam Savage Builds His Dream Hardware Storage System Tools and Materials: Bill’s Tools Sortimo Containers Bosch Drill and Driver – Amazon Drill Right Angle Attachment – Amazon Punished Props Mission: Transforming …

3D Print Your Ears

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3D printed copies of your ears can be so useful! Britt needs pointy, long ears for her Baldur’s Gate 3 Karlach cosplay and wants to sculpt the ear extensions out of clay. For the base of the ears, we 3D scanned her head and 3D printed the ears out at the same scale. No molding or casting needed! Polycam – …

I modified a wig for my Karlach cosplay

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Britt bought a wig, cut parts off, sewed parts on, and now has attachments for her Karlach horns! Head Form/Helmet Stand – Digital Pattern for EVA FoamKarlach Horns VideoAdam Savage Learns About Extreme Cosplay Wigs! – Cowbutt Crunchies CosplayHow to Dye Synthetic Wigs – FW Ink MethodWig, Makeup & Headpiece – Horizon – Kamui CosplayArtStation – Wiktoria Kubien – 3D …

Gem Casting Basics

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We broke out the molding and casting supplies to cast some gems! Our buddy loves Final Fantasy XIV so we’re making him Azem’s Crystal. Punished Props – How to Make a MoldDangerous Ladies – Azem Stone – 3D ModelThe Pen Habit Tools and Materials: Punished Props Mission: Transforming passionate fans into confident, skillful makers. Fun ways to help our channel:Join …

10 Basic CAD Operations for Prop Making

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Learning Computer Aided Design (CAD) software can be extremely daunting, especially if you don’t know where to start. Bill talks you through 10 of the most used tools and operations that he uses when modeling his props for 3D printing, CNC machining, or even just pre-visualizing a hand-built project. How to 3D Model Props – A Beginner’s Guide to Fusion …

Checking in on a 7 year experiment

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Back in 2016, Bill designed and metal cast a ring to replace his wedding ring. Seven years later and the ring has seen some things. It’s time to cast another one! Cosplay Like a Pro – Humble Bundle3D Printing and Metal Casting Jewelry – Bill Molding His RingWe Cast Molten Metal in Silicone!! – Evan and Katelyn Tools and Material:Pewter …

I made FOAM horns for my Karlach cosplay!

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It’s hard to beat EVA foam for lightweight, flexible props so that’s what Britt used for her Karlach horns. This Baldur’s Gate 3 cosplay has officially started! How to make foam horns with Blender Larian Studios Discord – Baldur’s Gate 3 Mods Tools and Materials: Punished Props Mission: Transforming passionate fans into confident, skillful makers. Fun ways to help our …