Custom Prop Bodies

At Dapper Cadaver, our workshop can build custom body props and stunt dummies to meet your needs. We can add any of the following to our standard prop body models:

  • Hanging Armature
  • Poseable Armature
  • Weighting
  • Character or Actor Matching
  • Wound Matching
  • Beards and Wigs
  • Costuming
  • Tattoos and Marks

We also offer the following services to help you create your ideal prop:

  • Character Design
  • Gore FX Design
  • Lifecasting

If you would like to discuss a custom project, please email BJ Winslow at or call him at (818) 771-0818.

Here are some examples of our work:


This 12 ft. cross tombstone was custom made for a music video.

Custom Tombstones & Graveyard Props

Dapper Cadaver offers a wide range of custom tombstone services for clients, including tombstone matching, custom engraving and more. Here are some examples of our work.

Horror Movie Franchises in Space

In honor of the space shuttle Endeavour flying over LA today, we’ve been thinking about the best horror movies set in outer space. In terms of quality, nothing can really beat Alien and its sequels/prequels. (Who else is excited about Prometheus coming out on DVD next month?)

Check out the 1979 trailer for Alien:

But who can forget the horror movie franchises that have gone to space simply because they can:

What horror franchise should go to space next? Saw in space? Paranormal Activity in space? Let us know in the comments!

By the way, if you haven’t already, check out our alien and sci fi props.