Products for puppet makers

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Puppets in Prague offers you READY-made WOODEN PARTS - you just carve!

more informations about ready-made wood:
  • We offer a complete, pre-made wooden body and head for standard marionette either on a wire, or hung on strings.
  • Body and head are separate items. Body includes hands, legs and feet
  • There are two types of pre-made body and heads: a bodyparts in form of simple "blocks" cut to size, or pieces in a shape roughly cut on band saw and "ready to carve".
  • Size of body: height of 35 cm.
  • Size of head:
    head for puppet on wire: height of 18 cm
    head for puppet on strings: height of 15 cm plus separate neck 8 cm long
  • All products can be customized. We can also make the puppet body based on your technical drawing.
  • We can make for you also only technical drawing of all parts of puppet based on your hand made drawing (actual size of puppet) for an standard price 45,- EUR.

Shapes of body cut on band saw. Ready to carve!

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Body for puppet on strings (left).
  • Price: 95,- EUR
  • Shapes of body, legs and hands are cut on band saw.
  • Hands are connected with body by leather.
  • Joints are connected and movable.
  • Height of body is 35 cm.
Body for puppet with wire (right).
  • Price: 95,- EUR
  • Shapes of body, legs and hands are cut on band saw.
  • Joints are connected and movable.
  • Hands are connected with body with textile sleeve.
  • Height of body is 35 cm.

Blocks of body cut on table saw

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Body for puppet on strings (left).
  • Price: 65,- EUR
  • Blocks of wood for body, legs and hands are cut on table saw.
  • Hands are connected with body by strip of leather.
  • Joints in hips and knees are connected and movable.
  • Height of body is 35,- cm.
Body for puppet with wire (right).
  • Price: 65,- EUR
  • Body for puppet with wire (right).
  • Blocks of wood for body, legs and hands are cut on table saw.
  • Joints in hips and knees are connected and movable.
  • Hands will be after carving connected with body by textile sleave.
  • Height of body is 35 cm.

Blocks of wood for heads

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Head for puppet on strings (left).
  • Price: 15,- EUR
  • Blocks of wood for head are cut on table saw
  • There is drilled hole for strip of leather in neck and in head.
  • Height of head is 15 cm and neck 8 cm.
Head for puppet with wire (right).
  • Price: 20,- EUR
  • Blocks of wood for head are cut on table saw.
  • There is hole for wire drilled through head.
  • Height of head is 18 cm.

heads cut on band saw in shapes based on your drawing

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Head for puppet on string (left).
  • Price: 39,- EUR
  • Shapes of head are cut on band saw.
  • Head and neck are connected by strip of leather.
  • Height of head is 15 cm and neck 8 cm.
  • There is drilled hole for strip of leather in neck and partly in head.
  • Height of head is 15 cm and neck 8 cm.
Head for puppet with wire (right).
  • Price: 39,- EUR
  • Shapes of head are cut on band saw.
  • There is hole for wire drilled through head.
  • Height of head is 18 cm.

Controller for puppet with wire

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Controller for puppet with wire
  • Price: 25,- EUR
  • We deliver controller without wire.
  • This controller is made from hard wood.
  • Controller can be used for puppet height of 40 to 55 cm and a wire of 5 mm.

Controller for puppet on strings

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Controller for puppet on 9 strings
  • Price: 35,- EUR
  • This controller is made from hard wood.
  • Controller can be used for puppet height 40 to 55 cm.

Metal Armature for puppet for animated film

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Metal Armature
  • Price: 820,- EUR (mailing is in price)
  • Height of Armature is 23 cm.
  • We deliver Metal Armature as you see on photo (without head and hands).
  • Armature is based on traditional construction used by best czech film studios for last 40 years.
  • Armature can be used immediately for any professional film making.
  • With armature you will receive also 2 specially made screw for fixing legs of puppet on stage.

How to order?

  • Please send us your order by email
  • Write a detailed description of WHAT you are ordering.

How to pay?

  • For payment use bank transfer or PayPal (email:info@kidpraha.cz.
  • For actual exchange rate see Czech Koruna.CZK here.
  • You will receive an invoice (PDF) with detailed information how transfer money.
  • After sending your payment you will receive a package via air mail with your items.
Prices for mailing in Europe:
  • one body (without head): 20,- EUR/2 kg
  • one head (without body): 20,- EUR/2 kg
  • one body with one head: 23,- EUR/3 kg
  • and if your order is bigger...

  • four bodies (without heads): 25,- EUR/4 kg
  • four heads (without bodies): 25,- EUR/4 kg
  • four heads with four bodies: 30,- EUR/7 kg
Prices for mailing out of Europe:
  • one body (without head): 26,- EUR/2 kg
  • one head (without body): 26,- EUR/2 kg
  • one body with one head: 30,- EUR/3 kg
  • and if your order is bigger...

  • four bodies (without heads): 58,- USD/4 kg
  • four heads (without bodies): 58,- USD/4 kg
  • four heads with four bodies: 62,- USD/7 kg