Hello there, is this your first visit?
Register

Join Halloween Forum today. It is free! Your #1 Halloween community since 2002.

Tab Content
  • Terra's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:48 PM
    Terra replied to a thread Static: Bit to carve tombstones with in Halloween Props
    The depth of the stone is coming alive now :) As for misspelling - DO NOT feel bad. Happens all the time (did it twice too). I'd suggest that's just where you do a little 'aging' ;)
    37 replies | 1120 view(s)
  • Terra's Avatar
    02-24-2015, 05:53 PM
    Terra replied to a thread Mechanical: Restless tombstone animated prop in Halloween Props
    Brilliant idea making the whole tombstone move! It looks terrific.
    22 replies | 1121 view(s)
  • Terra's Avatar
    02-24-2015, 05:39 PM
    Terra replied to a thread Static: Bit to carve tombstones with in Halloween Props
    Basically what I'm saying is reserve the full-on black paint for where you want to create the illusion of very deep depth - like cracks or fissures. So, for other things (epitaph, bat, etc.) you'd use variations of gray to help give the illusion of depth but not black-hole/infinity type depth as you would find in a crack. The only reason that an epitaph would be black colored is because it was painted that way. But, that paint would still be visible only if it was a relatively new stone. I...
    37 replies | 1120 view(s)
  • Terra's Avatar
    02-24-2015, 05:35 PM
    Terra added 1 photo(s) to album Miscellaneous Pictures VI
  • creepy crawler's Avatar
    02-22-2015, 06:27 PM
    Like walking dead? Like call of duty? If you're in the Philly area check this out. http://frightfactory.tv/apocalypse/
    0 replies | 100 view(s)
  • Terra's Avatar
    02-22-2015, 05:58 PM
    Terra replied to a thread Static: Bit to carve tombstones with in Halloween Props
    You are very welcome. I'd say go the opposite direction. Use dark gray for the epitaph and repaint the cracks in the base color but don't be too careful repainting - leave some of the black peeking through. Then, follow up the crack painting a very thin brush using very black, FLAT paint. That will give a better illusion of a deep crack. Here's a video showing what I'm trying to say here at the 8:15 time stamp:
    37 replies | 1120 view(s)
  • Terra's Avatar
    02-22-2015, 06:18 AM
    Hello there and welcome to the forum :)
  • Terra's Avatar
    02-22-2015, 06:16 AM
    Terra replied to a thread Static: Bit to carve tombstones with in Halloween Props
    Love the uniqueness of the tombstone so far. Great idea! I've also gotten a list of additional bits to use from this thread too. That 196 bit looks like a something that could also be used to do small carving. Just to underscore - you must use the low setting or else the bit heats up and you end up with a molten blob at the end of your bit. Also, be sure you use a bit that has the cutting surface all the way to the tip. The multi-purpose cutting tool attachment kit has two different bits...
    37 replies | 1120 view(s)
  • Terra's Avatar
    01-30-2015, 06:05 PM
    Thanks all - you are so sweet :) :) :) Generally you figure out what voltage and current (amps) the batteries were supplying to the device and then wire up a AC wall wart to match it. I have boxes of saved wall warts and it's not a big deal. But, if you don't - a trip to Radio Shack will supply you with one but be warned - they aren't the cheapest things. Once you have the right wall wart then you solder the wires up to the terminals (positive and negative) that are in the battery pack....
    40 replies | 18535 view(s)
  • Terra's Avatar
    01-29-2015, 05:13 PM
    Terra posted a visitor message on Yubney's profile
    Great news and congrats!
No More Results

33 Visitor Messages

  1. View Conversation
    Hello Attain,
    I saw the Southeastern PA home haunters group you are a member of and it says it's for haunters in the TriState area. I'm in Northern NJ and was wondering if I'm too far from your geographical area? Thanks.
  2. Does anyone know of some good plastic skull lots? Cheap life-size stuff?
  3. View Conversation
    Thanks! You have some nice stones yourself!
  4. Hey y'all. We now have a FaceBook page. Check it out at http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/...s/364060434586
  5. View Conversation
    Thanks for creating it Glad to be here or there or any where.... Let me know if I can help or do anything.
  6. Friday Beer time.
  7. View Conversation
    Well with us being close you know it rained I was bummed but still put everything up and only had 60-70 tot... last year I almost 300! Yes we are planning on going and the behind the scenes tour and she said she would love to go to the costume ball also. how about you?
  8. View Conversation
  9. That does sound like a lot. How do you plan to do the chair? I always wanted to have one of those. I will talk to the wifey about the craft show. I'm sure she would be interested in helping out.
  10. View Conversation
    I think I am going a little mish mosh this year. I am moving the graveyard to the backyard I hope!
    my plan is to have the kids come in out front past a toxic spill then past 3 witches and the cauldron. Then proceed to the backyard past the 9' scarecrow to the rocking rocking chair with no one in it then finally the graveyard then dumped into the neighbors yard! I hope I can pull it off.
    If the wife wants we are having a craft fair at a fire house on Oct.24 and I am still in need of people to sell things.
Showing Visitor Messages 1 to 10 of 33
Page 1 of 4 123 ... LastLast
Page 1 of 4 123 ... LastLast
About Attain

Basic Information

About Attain
Biography:
Always looking to do something new and different.
Location:
Philadelphia, PA

Signature


Bones Attain
SEPHH

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
189
Posts Per Day
0.07
Albums
Total Albums
6
Total Photos
40
Visitor Messages
Total Messages
33
Most Recent Message
10-12-2010 12:49 PM
General Information
Last Activity
10-21-2012 02:30 PM
Join Date
10-10-2007

18 Friends

  1. blee626 blee626 is offline

    Zombie

    blee626
  2. CraigInPA CraigInPA is offline

    The Great Pumpkin

    CraigInPA
  3. creepy crawler creepy crawler is offline

    Creepin When Your Sleepin

    creepy crawler
  4. Finn Finn is offline

    The Great Pumpkin

    Finn
  5. Halloween Snob Halloween Snob is offline

    The Great Pumpkin

    Halloween Snob
  6. HauntedPumpkin HauntedPumpkin is offline

    The Great Pumpkin

    HauntedPumpkin
  7. iamthemadhatter iamthemadhatter is offline

    Ghost

    • Send a message via MSN to iamthemadhatter
    iamthemadhatter
  8. Jswift Jswift is offline

    Werewolf

    Jswift
  9. michilson michilson is offline

    Ghost

    • Send a message via AIM to michilson
    • Send a message via Yahoo to michilson
    michilson
  10. murtermanor murtermanor is offline

    The Great Pumpkin

    murtermanor
  11. nicknack918 nicknack918 is offline

    Zombie

    nicknack918
  12. scary1215 scary1215 is offline

    The Great Pumpkin

    scary1215
  13. scourge scourge is offline

    The Great Pumpkin

    • Send a message via Skype™ to scourge
    scourge
  14. Sipesh Sipesh is offline

    The Great Pumpkin

    • Send a message via MSN to Sipesh
    • Send a message via AIM to Sipesh
    • Send a message via Yahoo to Sipesh
    Sipesh
  15. TAZ TAZ is offline

    Werewolf

    TAZ
  16. Terra Terra is offline

    Hauntless

    Terra
  17. VNOMISS VNOMISS is offline

    The Great Pumpkin

    VNOMISS
  18. Xpendable Xpendable is offline

    The Great Pumpkin

    Xpendable
Showing Friends 1 to 18 of 18
Activity Information
  • Total Points:
  • 983.1
  • Activity Level:
  • 10
  • To Next Level:
  • 26.9
  • Percent Into Level:
  • 86.28% Achieved
  • Daily Activity:
  • 0 / 6.91 (0%)
  • Weekly Activity:
  • 0.4 / 48.38 (0.83%)
  • Monthly Activity:
  • 2.6 / 193.52 (1.34%)
Points
  • Points for Attachment:
  • 0
  • Points For Thanks Given:
  • 0
  • Points For Thanks Received:
  • 0
  • Points For Likes Given:
  • 0
  • Points For Likes Received:
  • 0
  • Points For Dislikes Given:
  • 0
  • Points For Dislikes Received:
  • 0
  • Points For Killer Given:
  • 0
  • Points For Killer Received:
  • 0