Collecting miniature plastic toys from around the world has been one of my favorite pastimes ever since I was a wee lad. When Paul Bruder founded Bruder Toys in 1926, I wonder if he knew that what he was about to unleash upon the world would soon lead to being one of Europe’s top 1:16 […]Read more "Mini Bruder Collector Toys"
In the studio, I love when imagination transforms whatever project I’m working on into FUN! That ‘magic’ that inspires new and fresh perspectives to how life can be lived. I do ‘live’ with my toy collection… and ‘work’ and ‘play’. It reminds me that life is to be cherished … not labored over like some […]Read more "Up To You"
Too much is much too much! Pretentious brands of ‘ifs’, ‘ands’ and ‘thens’ … Do not bend! Visit Phantomotoi at Fox Lake Country Antique Mall for the REAL DEAL IN PERSON! See you at the play! John -PhantomoshopRead more "Best Results?"
Here we have a wee ‘slideshow’ of some of the production going on at Phantomoshop. Enjoy!Read more "From the Depths Slideshow"
Repainted for a ‘warm reception’ … Starting with thoroughly cleaning, then blowing-off the two-piece Funko, masking the translucent red ‘light saber’ was easy peasy, with a few small fragments of blue painter’s tape. Next, primed both pieces with Tamiya white model primer (a personal fave, due to it’s ease of use and timely dry). Finally, painting […]Read more "Funko Vader Re-Painted"
Stress SUCKS! Get an AWESOME vintage puzzle from Phantomotoi and POOF! Stress decompression shall be yours! See you at ‘The Fox’ for decor and MORE!Read more "Puzzling for Decompression"
You know what I would prefer to see under the tree on a bright Christmas morn … TOYS! Custom toys! Here’s the latest from the ‘production floor’ at Phantomoshop, Milwaukee: May YOUR holidays be filled to the brim with FUN! Peace to all, – John Phantomotoi – Phantomoshop SaveSaveRead more "Custom Play for the Holidaze"