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The Prop Building Guidebook, 2nd Edition by Eric Hart

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Props are rarely made from one piece of material. Artisans combine a whole variety of materials and objects to construct a single prop. Some props may be made entirely of found objects assembled together. This chapter will look at combining objects and materials into props; it will also look at the means of attaching different materials together, particularly all the different kinds of glues and adhesives out there.

Unconventional Materials

Raw materials are not the only materials you can use. While wood comes in a myriad of forms, like sheets, sticks, and rods, you can also find wooden beads, buttons, and knobs. Further, there are any number of already-made items made out of wood, such as finials, carvings, and toys. ...

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