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  1. 2018 The Haunting of Bell Hall

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    Col Fright...thank you for your comments. I bought the soldier uniform. It was a zombie confederate soldier costume. I used the costume part. On the hearse suggestion...unfortunately I think that is beyond my skill level and I almost out of storage space. :)
  2. 2018 The Haunting of Bell Hall

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  3. 2018 The Haunting of Bell Hall

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  4. 2018 The Haunting of Bell Hall

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    Here is a video and some pictures of our yard haunt. Warning...this is a pic heavy thread. Video Pictures on Pinterest https://pin.it/vetgrpc4d2knhl Pictures
  5. Static: 2018 Halloween Entrance Columns

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    Thank you all for the kind words. Bryan316...I used Locktite PL300 foam adhesive. The darker color covered it pretty well but if you look closely, you can see the place where it was glued. In between the distressing and paint though you have to be looking for it to find it. Hope that helps.
  6. Static: 2018 Halloween Entrance Columns

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    Here are the rest of the pics The youtube links are below. I used a lot of the techniques shown in them:
  7. Static: 2018 Halloween Entrance Columns

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    This year I added a new set of entrance columns to my haunt. My inspiration was the entrance columns to the Disney Haunted Mansion in Disneyland. I wanted to add a gate but ran out of time. I used of a lot of the techniques found in the youtube links listed at the end of the post. I built my...
  8. Static: Walls: Are 1x3s or 1x4s too thin?

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    I have used 1 X 3s for my mausoleum and they work well if you build them like traditional wall flats. See the attached tutorial as an example. https://nofilmschool.com/2014/07/build-film-set-diy-tutorial-flats I used foam sheets instead of plywood. We do have to stake the structure into the...
  9. The Twins

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    I got them and like them a lot as well. My only complaint is the hands. They look like adult male hands not little girl hands.
  10. Extension cords.....

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    I have two huge plastic totes filled with 25, 50 and 100 ft extension cords. I did find a new extension cord in the past two years that is very helpful. It is used for holiday lighting and comes in 25 foot lengths and can be strung together. They have a plug outlet every ~5ft I think. This...
  11. Other: Halloween 2018: Revenant Manor Build

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    Very nice work. It all looks great! What are you using for video display in the witch well and the mausoleum?
  12. Prop Showcase: My Second TARDIS

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    Fantastic work! Looks amazing. Has anyone done a Doctor Who haunt? Weeping Angels, Cybermen, The Silence, Daleks, there are so many creepy creatures to pick from!
  13. Prop Showcase: Haunted Mansion props...Let's see yours!

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    JLW...can u post a pic of the Madame Leota tombstone you got? How big is it?
  14. Static: Glidden Gripper or liquid nails for foam?

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    Terra was a moderator on the forum a few years ago. She did a thread and youtube video comparing the many different adhesives and their pros and cons. She included liquid nails and glidden gripper. I dont have the link but you can do a search on the forum and youtube. It was very...
  15. Halloween 2017: A Raven Lunatic

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    Great haunt and video. The rocking obelisk is really cool. Wonderful set up. What part of Atlanta do you live? Would love to see your setup some day.
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