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  1. Building a Faux Rock Arch

    REQUEST FOR TUTURIALS GO HERE
    Hey Spooky People! This isn't so much a request for a tutorial as it is a "am I going about this correctly" guide. The entrance to our haunt is a sort of fall-down-the-rabbit-hole type deal. I want to build a rock arch similar to this: It's not going to be that wide as I only have about 5'...
  2. Boo's from Chicago.

    Member Introduction
    As if Chicago is not scary enough...... I have been into making custom props over the years with varied success. I've built a number of large props where most have sold. The largest I built was a shed sized mausoleum that sadly, did not sell. It was repurposed into several other projects so...
  3. Club Ooge Nightmare before Christmas themed party Blaine WA final walkthrough

    General Halloween
    We are done! Thanks sweatshop crew, Mo, Aly and of course Chicken Boy. Enjoy their work!
  4. Beef Netting Web, Giant, Lightweight Foil Spider

    Halloween Props
    #$%@ Pinterest made me want to try to make a foil spider. Lightweight, weatherproof, huge! NOTHING STICKS TO $%&# FOIL! Found that out not as quickly as expected. Here's how I made mine: Legs: I stuck heavy wire in 5’&6’ pool noodles, crinkled & uncrinkled heavy duty foil and glued on with...
  5. Static: I am in need of suggestions how to build a form...

    Halloween Props
    We are making my g-nephew Pinocchio and he will be riding in his wagon..which we are going to make Monstro on like this picture..What can I build the base out of? Any ideas? (no chicken wire please...I am not good with it! after we make the shape the rest will be easier) Thanks ahead of time...
  6. Other: Anyone ever tried this, Rockwork

    Halloween Props
    We want a cave like look in an area of the haunt. I was thinking of something lightweight and fireproof. Has anyone ever made a shape out of chicken wire and covered it with foil?I had thought with minimal overhead support for the chicken wire and a covering of wrinkly foil is might look like...
  7. Arch Oboler "Drop Dead! An Exercise In Horror!"

    Halloween Music
    DOWNLOAD LINK HERE: https://app.box.com/s/35u0t2i7298pij82cxs5soz6n01g01ou Tracks Include: Introduction To Horror I'm Hungry Taking Papa Home The Dark A Day At The Dentist's The Posse Chicken Heart The Laughing Man
  8. Static: Chicken Wire Ghost Girl

    Halloween Props
    I finally bit the bullet and tried my hand at making a chicken wire ghost this Halloween. I read one tutorial where the lady said she made hers in an hour and a half. Boy, I envy her. I'd say I spent 25 hours or more on mine, making all of the different body parts and then putting them all...
  9. Static: Is Chicken Wire Always Necessary?

    Halloween Props
    Has anyone made this reaper or something similar? Is chicken wire necessary for this? Once the burlap is formed, wouldn't that be enough with the monster mud?
  10. Mechanical: Spinning web prop

    Halloween Props
    Hey everyone, I have been brainstorming for next years Halloween party. I had an idea for a prop I may need some help with. I have a high ceiling in my hallway I want to cover a really big spider web with. I will add a huge spider to this. I need to make a prop using chicken wire, webbing. What...
  11. Static: Reaper

    Halloween Props
    Seeing some examples of statues we have done in the past, the wife and I decided to try and make a reaper statue for our yard this year using PVC, chicken wire, sheets, monster mud and a few accessory items. I started out making a base out of some extra mortar I had laying around from doing...
  12. Chicken wire ghost.

    Halloween Props
    Hey guys been thinking of doing a few chicken wire ghost, reaper and was even thinking of using it for a witches body. Any suggestions on shaping it? -Dan
  13. Other: New and need help please

    Halloween Props
    Hi there. I just joined the site. Some of you blow my mind lol, such talent here!! I have only tried to make 1 prop in my life and that was with pvc and it was a major flop not to mention pricey. I am wanting to make lifesize props. How do I make the body? Some say chicken wire but how do I do...
  14. Attaching fake cave walls to metal carport

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    Hello everyone, I'm in the early planning stages for this year's walkthrough and have already hit a snag. I have a double carport that I was intending to turn into a witches cave. I plan on creating the cave walls using chicken wire and brown paper, or maybe chicken wire and paper mache. My...
  15. Static: Finishing up my Mr. Chicken skulls

    Halloween Props
    I got 5 skulls from Mr. Chicken a while back and am in the process of finishing them. They have a coat of white latex primer. I want the look of old bone so gave a couple of them a base coat of dark greenish/brown, followed by a dry brushing of light tan. They came out pretty fair. Opinions?
  16. The Philosphy of the Timewarrior!

    Off-Topic Stuff
    It takes a tough man to make a tender chicken, but it takes only one dumb @$$ to $%&* said chicken and ruin dinner for the rest of us. . .
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