Prop making Sydney

Giant sized music box dancer base

DecoWorks prop making services can help you solve all the props requirements for your next theatrical production, promotion or display. Our demonstrated expertise in providing quality prop making services guarantees you the best value for money around. We specialise in theatrical prop making and design by drawing on the experience gained from twenty years of making props and designing theatrical effects for Opera Australia in Sydney. We can provide advice on the best way to approach your requirements if you have budget restraints.


Some examples of the quality and variety of our past projects can be found following the links listed below.


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Large coffee bean sculpture
Prop safe

A small safe with signage built for a theatre production.

Prop safe link
Abstract tree prop
Abstract Tree Prop

This 2.4m abstract tree prop disassembles for easy transport.

Abstract display tree link
Oversize chicken egg
Giant Chicken Egg

An oversize 60cm fibreglass chicken egg prop.

Oversize chicken egg link
Practical catapult
Practical Catapult

Small practical catapult prop for a theatrical production

Practical catapult link
Japanese lanterns from The Mikado
Japanese Lanterns

Five large Japanese lantern props for Opera Queensland's production of "The Mikado".

Prop Japanese Lanterns link
Wayside Chapel Winged Heart
Wayside Chapel Flying Heart

Giant 3D Wayside Chapel logo with animated flapping wings operated by compressed air.

Flying heart prop link
Giant sized music box
Giant Sized Music Box

Giant sized music box dancer prop for an adult ballerina to perform upon. Includes a giant key.

Giant sized music box link
Large coffee bean sculpture
Display Prop

Oversize coffee bean prop made for a Nescafe Greenblend promotion.

Coffee Bean display prop
Silk flame campfire prop
Silk Flame Campfire Prop

Battery operated silk flame campfire prop for a theatrical production

Silk flame campfire prop link
Giant music box prop
Movie Camera prop

A simple movie camera prop for a theatre production

Movie camera prop link
Asymmetrical panel backdrop
Asymmetrical Panel Backdrop

A 3m x 2.4m backdrop of asymmetrical panels.

Asymmetrical panel backdrop link
Oversize Tiffany style box
Oversize Tiffany style box

This prop was used as a dance platform in a dance routine.

Oversize Tiffany style box
Motorised Santa sleigh
Motorised Santa Sleigh

A Santa sleigh prop was required that fitted over the top of a mobility scooter so it looked like Santa was riding around in a motorised sleigh.

Santa Sleigh link
Large Japanese fans
Prop Japanese Fans

Built for Queensland Opera's 2012 production of The Mikado. The seven fans were three metres in diameter.

Mikado fans link
Janna's Staff - League of Legends cosplay prop
Cosplay Janna's Staff

This fibreglass "League of Legends" Janna's staff cosplay prop was made for use at the PAX convention held in Melbourne in July 2013.

Janna's Staff link
Oversize ballet music box
Prop Music Box

This oversize prop music box had a ballet dancer performing on the top. The music box design needed to be simple and elegant.

Music Box link
The Holtermann nugget replica
Nugget Display Prop

A display prop of the Holtermann gold nugget for the State Library's 2013 "Greatest Wonder of the World" exhibition.

Holtermann Nugget Replica
Oversize alphabet letters
Promotional Props

A winter fashion promotion featured the models interacting with oversize alphabet letters spelling WINTER.

Alphabet Letter link
52 Storey Tree House props
Theatrical Props

A selection of small hand props built for the new stage production of the 52 Storey Tree House, a popular children's book series.

Theatre props link
Oversize knife and fork
Oversize Knife and Fork

A 2m long Jean Nouvel designer knife and fork display prop.

Oversize Knife and Fork link
Christmas shields
Christmas Props

Several Christmas props built for a shopping centre Christmas show.

Christmas Shields link
Dancers costume props
Dancers Costume Props

Costume props for the Sydney Dance Company 2010 premiere of "Are We That We Are".

Dancers Costume Props
Oversize red highchair
Red Highchair Prop

A 2m oversize high chair prop designed to comfortably seat an adult.

Oversize Red Highchair link
Prop aquarium fish mechanism
Fish Mechanism

The prop aquarium withmoving fish for "Strictly Ballroom - the Musical" .

Prop Aquarium
Santa's reindeer feedbag game activity
Reindeer Activity Prop

This Santa's reindeer feed bag game was made to entertain children in the lead up to Christmas.

Reindeer Feedbag Game
daguerreotype camera
Daguerreotype Camera Prop

A practical daguerreotype camera prop for the State Library's "The Greatest Wonder of the World" exhibition.

Daguerreotype Camera
Promotional street signs
Prop Street Signs

X9 full size street signs with detachable, double-sided signs for a fashion promotion.

Prop street signs link
Large circular display frame
Circular display frame

Large two metre diameter circular display frame which disassembles for transport

circular display frame link
Giant number one
Giant Number One

Free standing steel frame in the shape of a giant number one. .

Giant number one link
Giant music box prop
Oversize Music Box prop

Oversize round music box base used as a dance platform for a live ballerina.

Flying heart prop link
Doctor Zhivago props
Theatrical Props

Props for the world premiere of Doctor Zhivago at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in February 2011.

Doctor Zhivago Props link
Giant crown display table prop
Giant Crown Prop

Giant sized crown shaped table used to display a special birthday cake.

Giant crown display prop