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Nick Barella: From Paper to Props

SUPERHERO TALENT: Metal and a detailed paint job bring Barella’s Captain America shield to life.         

Photo courtesy of: Nick Barella

By Haydn Wall

April 22, 2014

Last year, senior Nick Barella and his friend decided to try to build a laser rifle from the popular game Fallout 3. What started as a way to pass the time with a friend quickly became a potentially profitable skill. Since making that first gun, Barella has made a replica Captain America shield and a...