Below are links to some of our favorite resources.  You’ll find 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. They provide special effects contact lenses for film makers worldwide.
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: The source for model building tools and supplies. Carries items of interest to wood workers, R/C, scale modelers of cars, planes, dioramas, military vehicles, rockets, railroads, ships and dollhouses, plastic, wood or metal.
ScaleModel.Net:  An international list of scale model web sites.
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 no longer producing their plastic model kits.