Below are a few links to some of our favorite resources so you can easily find our preferred how-to information, tutorials, hard-to-find tools, web sites and references.

Cosplay, Costumes and Props

Cosplay.com:  Great source for costumes, photos, events and forums.
Cosplaytutorial.com: Long list of resources and tutorials for creating your favorite character.
Costume and Prop Building: How-to information on building a Stormtrooper costume, full metal blaster rifle and more.
The Prop Store of London: Specializes in hard-to-find movie props and collectibles.
XScapes Sci-Fi Originals: Prop dealer of licensed film replica props including Star Trek™, Star Wars™, Terminator™ and Lord of the Rings™.

Production Resources

9mm Special Effects: Specializes in theatrical and SFX contact lenses.
Star Wars: Home of the official site.
RD-D2 Builders Club. Build your own R2-D2.  Resources, discussion forms and files are available.
BB-8 Builders Club.  Register to get access to everything you’ll need to build your own BB-8.

Modeling

Micro-Mark®: Great source for model building tools, hard-to-find items and supplies for wood workers.  Anyone who works on dioramas, military vehicles, rockets, railroads, ships and dollhouses, plastic, wood or metal will love this site.
Gremlins in the Garage: Hundreds of models and kits available from larger companies to smaller ones that operate out of their garages.
IPMS: International Plastic Modelers’ Society.
Moebius Models: Classic science fiction and horror model kits. Intended to fill the void left by Aurora and Polar Lights who are no longer producing their plastic model kits.