Frank Ippolito has seen a couple versions of a fridge that looks like Han Solo frozen in carbonite from Star Wars, but he wanted to do something more precise. Using some references and downloads from threads at The Replica Prop Forum, Ippolito assembled the assets — including panels, greeblies, and electronics (when he made his own thread at The RPF documenting his build, he included links for all the assets). The project started with molding the Han parts to a table. As Han was being cast, Ippolito embedded waterproof red LEDs in so that it could look like Han was melting. Learn more in the above video.
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