AprilStormProps

April Storm Cosplay Props and Geekery

Melbourne, Australia On Etsy since 2014

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AprilStormProps

April Storm Cosplay Props and Geekery

Melbourne, Australia | 2,612 Sales

Announcement    I make digitally fabricated and 3D printed costume props for the fan, collector and cosplay community. For Instructions and how to guides please visit: https://sites.google.com/aprilstorm3d.com/default/april-storm-props-instructions-and-how-to-guides

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Last updated on Jun 18, 2017

I make digitally fabricated and 3D printed costume props for the fan, collector and cosplay community. For Instructions and how to guides please visit: https://sites.google.com/aprilstorm3d.com/default/april-storm-props-instructions-and-how-to-guides

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About AprilStormProps

Sales 2,612
On Etsy since 2014

Because there had to be a better way to make quality replica props.

It all started when I got ripped off trying to source a replica boba fett wrist rocket back in 2009 I ordered this from overseas trying to make a mandalorian costume for my son. When it arrived, the quality was terrible, it was heavy and worse still it was broken because lets face it, resin isnt the strongest material.

There had to be a way to make props at a reasonable price, the answer: Digital Fabrication (3D printing) I started using 3D printers to make my props back in 2013. Today my workshop has 9 printers. 3 Larger format, which are purpose built for prop making, and another two smaller commercial printers used for smaller detail prints.

But I dont just use 3D printers. I also have a large CNC machine which I can use to make larger props.

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  • April Staines

    Owner, Designer, Maker

    IT Career Girl Geek. I've worked in the technology all my life and am highly passionate about using digital fabrication techniques to create the stuff I love as a Science Fiction and Anime fan.

  • Lachlan Staines

    Maker, Designer

    Lachlan is a proficient 3D modeler and has designed a good many of the props specifically for digital fabrication. If you ask for a custom item, good chance Lachlan will be involved

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Last updated on January 5, 2014

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All items listed in this store are made on demand, as such there is sometimes a 6 week lead time from order to final production of your item.
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All items listed in this store are sold as components or unfinished kits unless otherwise stated. They will require assembly, sanding, gluing and the like before they are considered finished products.