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Category - Restoration

Gremlins 2 Stop Motion Puppet Restoration

Repair and Conservation of a Gremlins 2 Stop Motion Puppet This miniature Gremlins 2 stop motion puppet was brought to us to for some sympathetic restoration/conservation and repairs. Other than the damage to the arm, there were a only a few areas ...

VIDEO Adam Savage Visits Our Studio to Talk Restoration

In this video Adam Savage stops by our studio to talk with Tom about our work restoring original props and creatures! Tested has a great series called “Maker Spaces” and in this video Adam Savage came by our studio to talk at length with ...

Tales from the Darkside Lizzie Puppet Restoration

One of the most extensive restorations we’ve undertaken – rebuilding Tom Savini’s classic Lizzie puppet from Tales from the Dark Side! Tom Savini’s special makeup effects books in the 80’s made him the “first makeu...

MIB Worm Guy Puppet Restoration

Restoration of a MIB worm guy created for the 1997 Sci-fi adventure starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. We have been fortunate enough to get a chance to work on several of the MIB worm guy puppets created by Rick Baker’s Cinovation Studios...

TMNT Costume Shell Restoration

A restoration of a TMNT costume shell from the live action series. This original prop TMNT costume shell came from the live action television show Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Next Mutation. The tv costume shell was in fairly good overall condi...

Gremlins 2 Mohawk Puppet Restoration

Restoration and custom display of a Gremlins 2 Mohawk Puppet The years had not exactly been kind to this Gremlins 2 Mohawk Puppet, more then 25 years of storage had taken their toll on the foam latex.  But we have seen our fair share of Gremlins pup...

Jim Henson Exhibition Puppet Conservation

Conserving Historic Props and Puppets for the NYC Jim Henson Exhibition and Traveling exhibit. We’re honored to have helped conserve props and puppets with New York’s Museum of the Moving Image for their Jim Henson Exhibition and their t...

Men in Black Worm Guy Puppet Restoration

Restoration of an original Men in Black Worm Guy puppet. This Men in Black worm guy prop puppet was used in the original, 1997 film.  Since production of the film wrapped, time had taken a bit of a toll on the fragile foam latex alien.  One of his...

Doctor Who Mask Prop Restoration

A restoration and custom themed display for a lion Doctor Who mask from the Tom Baker series This lion Doctor Who mask was originally seen in the serial The Masque of Mandragora featuring the fourth Doctor, Tom Baker. The original mask was worn as ...

Super Mario Bros. Movie Prop Restoration

Restoration of Super Mario Bros. movie prop used in the 1993 film. The 1993 film version of the Super Mario Brothers video game is definitely widely debated among movie and video game fans alike. Some people love the movie, some hate it, and some ju...

Return of the Jedi Endor Forest Prop Restoration

An Endor forest prop restoration from the final battle sequence in Return of the Jedi A restoration of an original Endor forest prop from the final film in the original Star Wars trilogy. This ILM model was created for miniature scenes, when it woul...

Star Wars Chewbacca / Malla Mask Restoration

Restoration of an original Star Wars Chewbacca / Malla Mask used in A New Hope and the Holiday Special. While it may look like Chewie’s wife, Malla, this wookiee mask was originally a Star Wars Chewbacca mask (made by legendary makeup artist, ...

Restoration of Piranha Movie Prop

Restoration and custom display for an original latex Piranha movie prop puppet. This original Piranha movie prop, was brought to us in fair condition for a latex puppet of this age, but in need of a little TLC. Some of the areas had become fragile an...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Michelangelo Mask Restoration

Restoration of an original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Michelangelo mask from the live action television series, the Next Mutation. Over the years the foam latex on the TMNT Michelangelo mask had become fragile and had begun to crack, especially in ...

Return of the Jedi Ewok Mask Restoration

Restoration of an original Ewok mask from Return of the Jedi. Ewoks are one of the most debated species in the Star Wars universe but there is no denying the large part that they play in the final film of the original Star Wars saga, Return of the Je...

Baby Grinch Puppet Restoration and Display

A restoration and custom display of a baby Grinch puppet “mask” skin from How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Since we put so much time and care into each piece we work on, we develop a connection with each of them, but with this baby Grinch ...

Gremlins 2 Prop Restoration & Display

Restoration and display of a screen used Gremlins 2 prop puppet. Before his restoration this Gremlins 2 prop puppet was exhibiting the same issues as many of the other Gremlins we have repaired. Stored on a single post that went all the way through t...

Back to the Future Jacket Restoration

Restoration of an original Back to the Future jacket from the 1989 sequel. This Back to the Future jacket which was one of Michael J Fox’s costumes, featured when Marty arrives in 2015 in Back to the Future II and fights off Griff and his gang...

Dawn of the Dead Sledgehammer Prop Restoration

Restoration of Dawn of the Dead sledgehammer used in the 1978 George Romero classic horror film. This Dawn of the Dead sledgehammer movie prop was the main weapon used by Taso Stavrakis who played the biker aptly named, Sledge. Due to the film’s ti...

Stargate SG-1 Chaka Mask Prop Restoration

Restoration of an original Stargate SG-1 Chaka mask from the season 7 episode “Enemy Mine!” This Stargate SG-1 Chaka mask was created in foam latex by the makeup team for the reoccurring character in season 7.  Stargate SG-1, a popular s...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Costume Restoration

A complete restoration of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie costume from the collection of Ninja Turtles’ creator Kevin Eastman. Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the Ninja turtles, contacted us about conserving an original Leonardo Teenage Mutant Ninj...

Nothing But Trouble Bobo Mask Restoration and Display

ll restored and displayed screen used Nothing But Trouble Bobo mask worn by Dan Aykroyd in the cult classic film. This Nothing But Trouble Bobo mask arrived in our NY studio with several areas of missing material, as well as some drying and cracking...

Star Trek Borg Queen Costume Restoration and Display

A restoration and display of a screen used Borg Queen costume worn by Alice Krige in the 1996 film Star Trek: First Contact. Many of the projects we work on here at TSD’s New York studio are eventually reduced to just a few before and after pho...

The Mask Milo the Dog Resin Maquette Restoration

SSSSSSSSSSSMOKIN’! A repair of a resin The Mask Milo the Dog maquette from the 1994 classic Jim Carey comedy. An original production, The Mask Milo maquette was brought to us after a shipping accident.  Shipping fragile resin movie models is n...

Star Wars Battle Droid Maquette Display

“Roger, Roger” A custom display for a reassembled B1 battle droid maquette from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Although the battle droid army seen in the movie were ultimately created using computer generated graphics,  ILM  designed...

Nightmare Before Christmas Tree Movie Prop Restoration

“What’s this? What’s this?” The original large scale Nightmare Before Christmas tree prop from Tim Burton’s animated musical film. This Nightmare Before Christmas tree was used in the film when Jack Skellington arrives in Ch...

Addams Family Values Prop Restoration and Display

He’s creepy and he’s kooky. An original Pubert Addams, Addams Family Values prop puppet. This original Addams Family Values prop is life-sized and was used in the film in place of the child actor from time to time. It arrived to our NY studio in ...

Gremlins 2 Prop Puppet Restoration and Display

The Gremlins are back! Restoration and museum style display for an original Gremlins 2 prop puppet. When this Gremlins 2 prop puppet from the 1990 horror/comedy sequel arrived in our studio he was in definite need of some serious TLC.  His ears had ...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3 Costume Restoration

Heroes in a half shell! Several pieces of an screen used Donatello costume from the 1993 film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3 – Turtles in Time. When Donatello’s costume head, arms, feet and shell from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3 arrived i...

Gremlins Daffy Puppet Restoration & Museum Style Display

Don’t get him wet, keep him out of bright light, and never feed him after midnight. Restoration and custom display of a Gremlins Daffy puppet. We were tasked with repairing this movie Gremlins Daffy puppet and creating a custom display for the ...
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