Escape Room Install: The Jungle

Jul/2 By

In the first video from an extensive install process at Red Door Escape Rooms, the guys go over how to turn a square interior ‘office building’ room into a immersive

How To: Sci-Fi Walls

Jun/17 By

As the Sci Fi escape room project gets close to completion, one of the final steps is creating the walls that will make the rooms a fully immersive experience, so

How To: Corpsify a Medical Skeleton

Apr/9 By

Mark turns a medical skeleton into a thoroughly dessicated dead guy. Hyper realistic? Check. Slightly squishy? Check. A medium-rare mummy.

Escape Room: Pyramid Finished!

Apr/8 By

A crisis is averted! Mark shows us how to use corn starch, carrageenan and “pounce bags” to finish the pyramid. Client is Red Door Escape Room…

North Texas Prop Party: Phil Clark

Mar/28 By

At the North Texas Prop Party Mark talked with Phil Clark of Reynolds, who is the expert on all the casting materials that you see used in these projects, and

Escape Room: Golden Idol Casting

Escape Room: Golden Idol Casting

Mar/22 By

This week, Mark and guest maker Kevin demonstrate the casting process on the escape room Idol prop that we 3D printed in a previous video. The complication: creating a realistic

Escape Room: Stone Totem Casting

Feb/24 By

This week Mark and Matt are doing another project involving resin casting, but this time they show how to use some Quarry Tone filler to make the resulting idol sculptures

Shop Tip: Scrap Mold

Feb/20 By

Have you ever heard the term ‘scrap mold’? Well, this week Mark is going to run us through the concept of a scrap mold, and how it might be useful

How To: Build Set Walls

Feb/16 By

The project this week: Matt runs us through the process of making a reusable set wall – you know, the ‘sets’ part of ‘Gratuitous Sets.’

Escape Room: Crystal Key

Feb/3 By

This week: Mark has to make a crystal key for the escape room set, and so he shows how to make a 2-part cast out of Smooth-Cast 325, which will