1. helix_3

    Alternate textile to use for "fiberglass"-style work?

    I want to learn fiberglass techniques, and I have the ventilation/ PPE required for polyester resin. However I can't really contain the tiny hell fibers created by fiberglass- my work area is too close to my normal living area. Are there any comparable fabrics I can use instead of fiberglass...
  2. Alrightman

    Polyester Resin on EVA Foam Question

    Hello everyone! :) I have a couple questions. The thing is, I want my EVA foam helmets and props to be rigid, and durable. I generally coat them in a couple layers of Polyester fiberglass resin. This has worked out fine so far, after about ten helmets, the only real issue is the dripping and...
  3. P

    A few questions about urethane molds - clean up, prep & adhesive

    I just successfully pulled my first urethane mold off of the plug and I have a few questions. 1. I used Sharkthane FlexPro 60-20. The plug was 20lb foam painted with primer. Although I waxed the plug and sprayed it with PVA some of the primer still stuck to the urethane. What's the best way...
  4. J

    Unsure of next steps

    Good morning all. I am working on a Halo Mk V helmet. I started with a Pepakura file and am close to completing the assembly. This is my first time doing this sort of thing and I'm doing it as a gift so I want it to look good. I was thinking that I would cover the paper with 2mm craft foam...
  5. C

    Need help to fix a cap shield from EFX collectible

    Hello guys, Need help to fix a cap shield from EFX collectibles. Bought it from someone who said he received it like this and never had the guts to destroy it to have a replacement. If that story is true. It is missing one rivet that hold a hinge with straps. There is a cracked hole on the edge...
  6. Captain America

    Captain America

    This was built Part by part from the Boots to the Shield all custom made by me. This was my first attempt in making any complete costume. Enjoy!
  7. Stealth Iron Man by Mizuno Hadouken - Halloween Contest 2012 Entry

    Stealth Iron Man by Mizuno Hadouken - Halloween Contest 2012 Entry

    Photo by Nicole Ciaramella, Marvel booth SDCC2012 and video of the suit... Contest and Build Threads