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  1. Prop Showcase: Gate Pillars - Lightweight and Easy to Store

    Halloween Props
    Hi All, One of my big concerns in building props is being able to store them for next year. While I have a decent size house - my decorations tend to be big - the bigger the better. This year I am building a new fence and gate and wanted to make some cool pillars. I work in the sign and...
  2. Static: Glidden Gripper or liquid nails for foam?

    Halloween Props
    I've decided to finally build my cemetery this year and am planning on reinforcing some store-bought tombstones with additional foam. In the past I've used the Liquid Nails foamboard adhesive, but from what I remember, it really didn't go that far. I have probably 30 med/large tombstones to do...
  3. Best Adhesive: Foam to Wood

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hey All, I'm working on a foam crypt facade from 2" pink home depot foam and a 1x2 sub-structure. I'm to the point where I'm ready to mate foam to the sub-structure. What's glue should I use? Thanks. HH
  4. prosthetic adhesive and paint/make up

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Anybody out there know where in Alberta, specifically Edmonton, that one can purchase Pros-Aide and good make up and/or paints for latex prosthetics? I find that as I sweat from wearing prosthetics that they tend to just slide right off of my face. I've only ever been able to find spirit gum...
  5. what adhesive should i use

    Halloween Props
    So i picked up about 50 styrofoam blocks, free off craigslist. They are 18x12x12, not sure what you call the type but they are tiny balls compressed. Im making pillars and arch, what can i use to connect the blocks together . Also ive carved the pieces to look like rocks, but the seams stand...
  6. Static: Removing Adhesive from latex prop and best adhesive to apply wig

    Halloween Props
    Hi! I recently received a "severed head" in the mail. Yes, I ordered it and yes, it was Latex. :p However, the wig that WAS attached to it fell off (cheap adhesive probably). But that's ok, I was planning on putting a different wig on it anyway!! So two questions: 1) What is the best...
  7. adhesives

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    What is the best adhesive for either white or pink Styrofoam? Thx.
  8. Static: The Best Styrofoam Adhesive???

    Halloween Props
    Hello, I'm sure this has been asked a million, however I searched and not really finding much. So what's the best type of permanent (all weather) adhesive for the white type of styrofoam? I'm wanting to make a permanent bond between two pieces of styrofoam that will be out in the elements &...
  9. First time Major prothstetic help

    Hey everybody I am new to the site and so far looks like you all might be the ones to answer my questions. I have done some simple latex applications in the past but this year i am going all out. I already have a full facial prosthetic and a set of dental distortions veneers. I should have my...