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  1. For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    his is a great scare in a place where guests feel "safe" - startles them every time! $410 new - why buy new? Excellent condition - easy to program - works great! Needs an air compressor. Posting it cheaper here than on ebay (but it is listed there too) - $275 + shipping
  2. Halloween Props
    Has anybody ever used, or has considered using, a caged IBC (Intermediate Bulk Container) tote as a projection booth for house projections? For those that may not come across the term IBC it’s normally a caged plastic tank on a pallet and the usual capacity is 1,040 litres (229 imperial...
  3. Halloween Props
    I find I keep on updating these guys. This took me 6 tries but this version is my favorite by and I tried to make them just like the ones in the mansion on a small scale. I don't have much pictures of how i made it but Ill be updating the tread when I take some pictures. I will say the builsd...
  4. Halloween Props
    Howdy Folks! This is my first post in what feels like eons (on a new account, no less).... and I'm so glad to see this community is still THRIVING, even during the off-season! I've tasked myself with an elaborate project for next year, and it involves something I have little experience with...
  5. Halloween Props
    So this year I purchased a rotting corpse from Distortions Unlimited and I needed a coffin to display it. Let me just say, there are NOOOO decent coffins to purchase retail! I searched because I didn’t want to build it this year. Well, I ended up having to build one. I’m glad I did because it...
  6. Halloween Props
    I wanted to share an easy way to bulk up your character props. Pick up an adult super hero costume. It already has the muscles correctly proportioned. Really helped with my headless horseman prop.
  7. General Halloween
    Here is the link to my album----> https://photos.app.goo.gl/JUnBwCGV57qMycib8 I was out of work due to surgery so I had alot of time to work on my costume ?. Once I was feeling a bit more mobile ( and the weather let up a little - was like 94 degrees here-) I was able to complete the...
  8. Halloween Props
    This is simple yet creepy DIY project. It's fun to watch people back up when they walk by it the first time.
  9. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    So we've lost quite a few aggregate prop build sites in the last decade, and some projects that were mainstays of the home haunter are disappearing from the web, including one of the best foam tombstone obelisk builds most of us have come across. But it was rescued from obscurity by the...
  10. Halloween Props
    A quick and easy DIY project. I used a skeleton from Walmart, which screws together. You'll also need a pumpkin bucket, some black acrylic paint (because the face was barely painted at all), and some lights - I'm using two "amber" color Mr Beams porch step lights from Home Depot, because I...
  11. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    If you're like me, you hate seeing the light source from the sides of Fire & Ice Lights. Here's a quick easy way to make shrouds for them to eliminate that problem. Cut down a 12 ounce Styrofoam cup to 2-1/2". Apply a couple coats of flat black craft paint to the outside. When it's dry, slip it...
  12. 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...
  13. Halloween Props
    https://youtu.be/7DuO-HQbDNw This came together pretty easy. she keeps freaking people out. lol. I made a video with the blueprints but i forgot to video her before I dressed her. Happy Halloween!
  14. Halloween Props
    I looked at my hammock stand and saw a Pirate ship - I had PVC laying around as well as old canvas paint "tarps" . I used torn bed sheets for the sails. I will be adding a fog machine, audio soundtrack for ocean waves, creaky sounds and Pirates as well as torches inside the ship for extra...
  15. Halloween Props
    We made a hayride cart to go behind our corpse skeleton horse (home D). We used a small table that the legs go down short. Cut a thin piece of wood about the same size as the table, (thin, like the kind from wood crates, not plywood) then made a lip on the 2 long sides to fit over the table...
  16. Halloween Props
    This pallet wood pumpkin project was so easy to do from start to finish. It started with the last pallet wood I had disassembled last year. Then I scavenged from the kids craft paint stash. Some dry brushing the paint on and swiping it off and it was done in time for the little trick or...
  17. Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    I've been throwing a Halloween party the last few years, and I want to up my game. I have a decent amount of decor, but I want to find a way to make the atmosphere a bit spookier, put people on edge a bit. I tend to stick with fairly traditional Halloween elements - lots of skeletons, bats...
  18. Member Introduction
    So the kids roped me into doing another Halloween party so we can scare them with a haunted trail. We love the month of September and October as our garage gets turned into the prop build space. We have to amp it up this year because they are now teenagers and not so easy to spook. Challenge...
  19. Halloween Props
    Made a toxic waste barrel, apothecary bottles, spider egg sac and a coup bloody parts popcorn tubs after seeing prices to buy similar props. All were very easy projects and could be improved upon after learning from the first go around. Just wanted to share!
  20. Halloween Props
    I'm getting ready for this year's display at work and I thought I would show how easy it is to set up a few talking characters. You could use this same set up for a few talking skulls using a jemmy talk board also. That's what I will be doing with a few other skulls in a few weeks. I'm going...
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