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August 31, 2017 AT 10:33 am

How to Make a Shipping Crate for Props

If you’re taking multiple costumes and delicate props to conventions, it’s not always feasible to put them in checked baggage. You might have to ship them. Or you might have to ship them in order to get them to clients. Harrison Krix of Volpin Props has had to put his creations in the post several times over the years, and he put together a how-to in order to help others make shipping crates. Doing it yourself will potentially save hundreds of dollars.

It simple and effective. Krix says: “The basic construction is a series of four 3/8″ thick plywood panels framed with 1.5″ x 1.5″ lumber supports.” He shares a tool to calculate the dimensions before going through everything step by step. Read more at his blog.


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