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    Today, 05:41 AM
    I found this neat video showing how the actual one was made:
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    Today, 05:29 AM
    That does look like a sea sponge to give that dappled effect. Yes, you can tint Drylok darker. Either just use some black artist's paint or bring it back to the paint counter and ask them to do it.
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    Yesterday, 05:48 AM
    Hello there and welcome to the forum :)
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    08-28-2014, 04:27 AM
    Ah, now I see how those are done. Super impressive and that artistry of the dragon head is amazing as well. Hope you don't mind but I embedded the video for you. You use the filmstrip button in the posting box.
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    08-27-2014, 07:23 PM
    Thank you so much. I made him :)
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    08-27-2014, 04:17 AM
    Terra replied to a thread Post YOU as a TOT. in General Halloween
    What an awesome thread and perfect timing. Just had gone through my parents pictures last week and found a picture of a tiny Terra: My mom made this costume. The broom is sewn on the robe and just had to pretend to hold it ;)
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    08-27-2014, 04:11 AM
    Terra added 2 photo(s) to album Miscellaneous Pictures VI
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    08-26-2014, 06:10 PM
    --IMPORTANT-- Before posting any pictures please be sure that any addresses are NOT visible. Either your Reaper's or yours. Blur, block or place a bloody hand over any address before taking a picture and posting it here. :)
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    08-26-2014, 05:11 AM
    Terra replied to a thread Static: Help with headstones? in Halloween Props
    I use the PL300 foam board adhesive for the PVC channels but Glidden Gripper (both sides) for the flat surface of the foam board itself. You see - if there is air then the foam board adhesive would work (great for the PVC channels) but when I used to carve into the flatter sides of the board I would discover that it never dried and gunked up my carving tools. That's why I switched the Glidden Gripper for that area. I just tried sanding the two sides of the board before gluing with Glidden...
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    08-25-2014, 04:44 AM
    Terra posted a visitor message on Monica Gomez's profile
    Hey there and thanks for the request :)
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    08-24-2014, 07:42 PM
    Reapee - your tombstone build scared the hell out of me today. Tried a completely new technique and needed a damn drink afterwards to calm the nerves but thinking it's gonna be great. You are worth it :)
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    08-24-2014, 07:20 PM
    This whole thing was a surprise for me but also I must stress that I'm okay with it. It got to be quite the conversation over at Facebook so I crafted this reponse which encapsulates how I'm feeling about the whole thing: https://www.facebook.com/terra.lair/posts/787169324656079 My view of Grandin Road and my version of Beloved: I am not upset but probably not for the reason most would think. Years ago thought long and hard about what it means to hit the 'publish' button for my...
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    08-24-2014, 06:09 AM
    If it's not heavy - how about sticking an inflatable underneath it?
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    08-23-2014, 04:36 AM
    Thanks all. Love that workshop too. When we told my friends that I was making one of the bedrooms a workshop they were like, "Whaaaa?" Hey, Reapee - did a lot of productive work on your stone so far. Here's a hint for you - your theme for the stone is something I never would have come up with on my own without your 'likes' list ;) Exotic...
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    08-22-2014, 06:45 PM
    So, whadda I get when I win?
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    08-22-2014, 10:38 AM
    Hee! Thought I'd tease my Reapee here too. Been busy with your gift:
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    08-22-2014, 10:33 AM
    Terra posted a visitor message on Tee Bylo's profile
    Hello there! So glad you asked to be friends :)
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    08-22-2014, 10:28 AM
    Thought I'd stop in to tease my Secret Reapee... The Lair is now open again with the makings of your gift ;)
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    08-22-2014, 10:25 AM
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    08-22-2014, 04:05 AM
    My guess is it's in remembrance of September 11th?
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    08-21-2014, 05:56 PM
    Terra replied to a thread Pneumatic: Air Whip Help ... in Halloween Props
    The pipe that Fright Prop uses is actually a metal pipe like the kind you get at Home Depot.
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    08-20-2014, 01:36 PM
    Terra replied to a thread Pneumatic: Air Whip Help ... in Halloween Props
    It's 4 feet long and the air pressure depends on how vigorous you want them to wiggle. I had mine dialed pretty low so they didn't beat you to death and didn't over-tax my air compressor because I had 4-6 other props running off my 20 gal compressor (poor thing). I can't exactly remember the psi but it was probably around 30-60. Looking at Fright Props looks like they may have gone to softer tubing but I'd even go further and try surgical rubber tubing perhaps:...
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    08-20-2014, 08:55 AM
    Terra replied to a thread Mechanical: Papa VooDoo Rises From the Grave! in Halloween Props
    He's terrifying and yet beautiful (to a haunter's eyes) :)
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    08-20-2014, 05:29 AM
    Terra replied to a thread Pneumatic: Air Whip Help ... in Halloween Props
    Air whips are notorious air hogs so it's important to have just as many air whips in the unit that you need. How many or what use are you thinking for it? Here's the one I bought from Fright Props years ago: If it is going to hit the legs of the ToTs think of the little ballerinas that go through and use soft rubber whips instead of these plastic ones.
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    08-18-2014, 01:04 PM
    Terra posted a visitor message on LairMistress's profile
    Hey there! So glad you asked to be friends. Hope prop building this year is going well for you :)
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    08-18-2014, 08:27 AM
    Terra replied to a thread Mechanical: Ghost Tombstone Popper in Halloween Props
    Forgot that my mouth was hanging open when watching the video. This is freakin' OUTSTANDING!
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