This is the collection of all my guides and step-by-step tutorials for making custom action figures. These guides will focus on general knowledge and techniques that can be applied to almost any custom. Please know in advance that these guides only offer techniques and depending on your skill level results will vary. These are meant to be stepping stones for the beginner as a way of learning and understanding the various techniques of customizing. As with any artistic guide, take what you need and make it your own. Learn the techniques here to help you develop your own style of customizing so you can create something really unique that stands out as your own work. I hope these guides help you to create your own pieces of action figure art.
Installing LED Light-Up Effects in Action Figures
How to Solder an LED Circuit
Eliminating Joint Rub and Prepping Your Figures
Conforming Styrene to Shapes and Figures
Making Custom Decals and Insignias
Cracking Open an Action Figure
Preserving Your Paints
Action Figure Repair
Fixing a Stuck Waist Joint
Repairing Broken Pegs with Screws
Character Specific Guides
Fixing TMNT Classics 1990 Movie Figure Shoulder Joints
Repairing Arkham City Killer Croc’s Broken Shoulder
John Harmon’s Guides and Tutorials reflect the ideas and opinions of John Harmon. The methods used above are in no way definitive or set in stone and should be altered accordingly depending on skill level which figure you’re working with. John Harmon and Mint Condition Customs is in no way responsible for damage done to self or figures by incorrect use of these methods.