Prop Design 

Captain Pike's Wheelchair Prop Modernized

Star Trek Discovery - Season 2

During my internship at Walter Klassen FX, I had the opportunity to work on a variety of props for Star Trek Discovery. One of the props was to build a modern wheelchair for Captain Pike, which aired in season 2. 

Role 

Prop Designer Intern

Team 

Prop Designers

Leather Workers

Painters

Timeline

2.5 weeks

Process Video

Fabrication

01

PREPARATION

02

Base model CNC'd from CAD model out of styrofoam.

Fiberglassed body to add structure and durability.

03

Trim fiberglass and fit door to main body of wheelchair.

04

Bondo door and main body to remove imperfections. 

PAINTING

01

Masked the back of the base in order to indicated where the color separation will be.

02

03

Masked the curvature on the door.

Body after removing the masking covers and painted.

Final Prop

BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE SET OF STAR TREK DISCOVERY

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