the lord of the rings

  1. samiamuc

    Food Safe Resin/Casting Material?

    I recently got the The Hobbit AUJ chronicles of design book. Looking through the sketches, I really like some of the designs, especially the designs for Thorin's cutlery. I want to make these for myself and I thought the best way would be to cast them. I'm sure that ordering them cast in...
  2. samiamuc

    The Hobbit Coin Props

    In the "The Hobbit" movies, multiple designs were used for the dwarven coins. Unfortunately, only 5 of these designs are available for purchase. I've caught glimpses of other designs, such as when, in the BOtFA EE, Alfred drops a coin onto the trigger plate of the trebuchet. My hope is to get...
  3. Mike J.

    Happy Birthday, Ian Holm!

    Perhaps most famous as the villainous Ash in Alien, but also well-regarded for Father Vito Cornelius in The Fifth Element and the older Bilbo Baggins in the Hobbit / LOTR movies.
  4. C

    The Hobbit / The Lord of the Rings Props, Replicas, etc

    Hey everyone, I don't get to visit RPF that much anymore. However with a tumultuous amount of collectibles out there I do enjoy sharing and seeing what others have. For the time being other than this forum I've also created a "Collector's Group" page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SonsofDurin/...
  5. D

    Miniature Battle Axe

    I made this miniature Battle Axe after being inspired by LOTR axes and several axes from various video games like Oblivion. It has a solid 14k yellow gold head and a Mammoth Ivory Handle, its about 3 inches long. what do you think?
  6. Anduril

    The Hobbit: Bard the Bowman Costume Build

    Heya! It's been a while since I've posted up a build thread on here but after putting in a bunch of time researching and sourcing materials I thought I'd share it here with you all. So my next costume is of a character that always stood out to me reading the books as a kid and was great to...
  7. Hobbes2594

    Thorin's map - The Hobbit

    Hello all Having been inspired by lurking on the rpf for a while, I decided to try my hand at my first ever prop replica. I wanted any prop that I attempted to be as authentic and accurate as possible. Due to limited access to tools and materials however, my options were limited. I decided that...
  8. B

    The Hobbit - Thranduil's sword prop

    This is a project that i made some month ago for a convention, i decide to make it since there were only a few replica on the net. I'll up a little log just to show the main part of the working process; The sword is handmade, from start to finish, i used wood,mdf and styrene for the details. I...
  9. QEProps

    Gondorian War Shield Build

    Hello all! I've been posting images to the group facebook page for a while and I figure it's about time I put up a thread here on one of my props. I started a few weeks ago working on a replica of the Shield of Gondor from the Lord of the Rings. I started with two plies of 1/8" MDF sheet...
  10. H

    1/4 scale head sculpt of Thranduil - King of Mirkwood - The Hobbit

    Wanted to share my 1/4 scale head sculpt of Thranduil - King of Mirkwood with you all. (as portrayed by Lee Pace in “The Hobbit” films) His original head sculpt was created from Professional Grade Polymer Clay and is a work of art sculpture. I then molded him and cast him in resin, which you see...
  11. Anduril

    Merry and Pippin: Post Firework Explosion.

    I was heading over to New Zealand again this year for the opening of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and needed a new costume for the Red Carpet Tours Premiere Costume party in Wellington. So for something a little different I decided to make Merry and Pippin from Bilbo's 111th Birthday...
  12. N

    LOTR - Anduril, Flame of the West

    Hi guys! I'm about to buy Anduril but I need to know something first. According to United Cutlery the blade is made of 420 stainless steel and according to an Amazon seller the blade is made of AUS-6 stainless steel. Of course that the one I want is from United Cutlery and the seller says that...
  13. Thornekey

    First thread on TheRPF - Witch King WIP (PIC HEAVY)

    Hey guys!! I've been lurking around here for a while, and not posted anything or made any threads.. and I think it's time to! So I've made a few costumes for cosplay events before, but never really recorded my progress. So here it is.. I started designing my Witch King costume last week and...
  14. N

    Glamdring: Noble or UC?

    Hi everyone! :) I'd like to buy the sword of Gandalf, Glamdring but I have this issue of deciding wich (Noble Collection or United Cutlery) is the best. So that's why I'm here. I'd like to read opinions from you guys about everything. I mean quality, details and so on. If you have pictures of...
  15. Ziga

    LotR Custom Picture Frame for Middle Earth Map

    Hey guys. A few months ago I got a print of Adam S's Middle Earth map and decided it needed a kickass frame to sit in. So I made this thing. Design is based on Moria pillars (I used the pictures of the cool models from lotrscenerybuilder.org as reference). The frame is made of oak, the top...
  16. S

    My first screen used props from the Lord of the Rings

    I was finally able to get my first screen used props from one of my favorite movie series. The Lord of the Rings. I got a pair of orc greaves and the face plate for a horse. Now I cant find the face plate or the greaves in the movie, I didnt really expect to find the greaves since hundreds...
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