Go Back   Cosplay.com > Cosplay Construction > Props/Accessories/Armor

Thread Tools Rate Thread
Unread 10-21-2012, 08:40 PM   #1
Registered User
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 0
Cheaper substitutions for Wonderflex?

I wanted to make fake teeth for my soul eater cosplay like this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_XEd...ure=plpp_video But Wonderflex is kinda expensive so if there is any other way i can make these please leave a reply?
ForeverOnAQuest is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-23-2012, 01:43 PM   #2
Extremely registered user
verdatum's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 3,305
Some people use press-on fingernails, filed to shape. Being safety conscious, I don't personally recommend it, but I know that it is done. I don't really recommend using Wonderflex in this capacity either. Neither were ever designed to go in your mouth.

Whatever you do, keep in mind that fixing teeth is expensive, and slicing the inside of your mouth is easy.
Founder Special FX wiki http://fx.wikia.com
verdatum is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-26-2012, 05:25 AM   #3
Registered User
dethkruzer's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 16
You could try using Friendy plastic as a substitute for Wonderflex, you might even be able to sculpt in the teeth with some work. i really think you don't wanna put anything in your mouth that uses stuff like super glue.
dethkruzer is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-26-2012, 09:29 AM   #4
Sarah Charade
dizzymonochrome's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 689
If you have the time/money/inclination, here's a tutorial on how to make safe SFX dental appliances:

There are also independent makers of SFX teeth appliances who would be able to make you custom re-useable appliances that are safe for your mouth.

tl;dr if it's not meant to be put in your mouth, you probably shouldn't do it. If it's not comfortable and doesn't allow you to talk clearly to other people, you're not going to end up wearing it very long, and then your time will be wasted and your costume detail missing. Remember those stupid one-size-fits-all vampire teeth in halloween stores? That you had to stick in your mouth like a retainer? You couldn't talk to people or comfortably close your mouth, and it was just stupid.
Costume Con - Kili in a dress
Atomic Lollipop - Come visit me at the Make-Your-Own-Button free craft booth!
Polar Chill - check out my costume DIY panel and workshop
FanExpo - Iron Man Mark VII version 2, Pacific Rim Jaeger pilot?

FanExpo - fem!Iron Man Mark VII - The Iron Man Armor Project
Atomic Lollipop - Vanellope von Schweetz; raver!Sailor Mars
dizzymonochrome is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:16 AM.

Copyright 2002-2013 Cosplay.com, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
All comments and posts in our forums are the opinion of the respective poster.