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  1. Graveyard pillars question...

    General Halloween
    Hey all. I have a question for those of you who have sizeable pillars for your graveyard gate/fencing. I saw a somewhat similar thread from a couple years ago regarding coffins, but I'm looking for more substantive solutions because I'm not setting up a week before Halloween to prevent the dead...
  2. Static: Facade Raising Ideas

    Halloween Props
    This is a little different post - hoping to get some advice. So we setup large facades each year for our haunted western town. They all can be setup with two people typically, which is nice since it is usually my wife and I working on it. We have one heavy facade - it's 14' wide by 13' tall (at...
  3. Building Strait Even Fence

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    So a few years ago when I first built a fence for my hard i struggled to keep everything strait and even. It took some thought but I created this item to help me build consistent fencing every time. It was build with 5 pieces of 5 foot long boards (I cut them CRUDELY down to 4 feet to be...
  4. Prop Showcase: Fence Fog

    Halloween Props
    https://halloween.blackops.ca/2013/10/fence-fog/
  5. fence finials

    Halloween Props
    What's the best/cheapest place to order the 3/4 in fence finial toppers? I priced out the number I need from King Metals and with shipping it'll be 93.00 + 25.00 shipping for a total of $118.00 and that's for 323 finials. I called to ask about a promotion and she said they may be doing...
  6. Electronic/Software: Projecting near a fence line

    Halloween Props
    I am just curious, on outside projection, which I have never done before....what about if you have fences? I live in a community with decent sized lots and my projection has always been indoors. I kind of would like to do some type of hollusions outside, but what do you do if you have a fenced...
  7. Newbie in Michigan

    Member Introduction
    Hello, John from the Detroit Michigan area. This is our seconed year going "big" with our yard haunt. Looking to add a few animated props this year.
  8. Mechanical: New Electric Chair and Graveyard Sign

    Halloween Props
    I bought a new prop at Spirit, the electrical fuse box with the hanging wires. My intention was to add it to my existing electric chair prop but the problem was I didn't have enough room. And since I had so much old fence material left over I decided to go ahead and build a new one. Plus the...
  9. Static: Knock down fence columns?

    Halloween Props
    Back story: My previous cemetery fence was supported every 16' with a column made out of a frame of 2x3's, covered with 1" styrofoam, and had a base and cap made up of 16" square concrete paving blocks. There were 5 columns and 64' of fence which was set up in a U shape. The fence posts stood...
  10. Static: How to Disguise chain link fence

    Halloween Props
    Hey Everyone! I have searched everywhere I can think of for ideas, but, I return to the masters. I have a 4' chain link fence the I need to disguise for Halloween. Any ideas? Thanks!
  11. Mechanical: Zombie Breakout Cage Initial Plans

    Halloween Props
    I'm staring what will probably be the last build for Halloween this year a Zombie Breakout Cage. It will be based off the Planet Doom Haunt's build. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYneZhZzrsM&t=231s I'll start with a 6 by 6 fence panel form homedepot...
  12. Hello from Texas!

    Member Introduction
    Hello from Texas! I've been a big Halloween fan for a long time. About 3 years ago, my sister and brother in law got me involved in helping them decorate as they have a neighborhood full of kids. We had a blast and, of course, began buying a few animatronics, etc. Now we're ready to step up...
  13. Other: Real Iron Fence?

    Halloween Props
    With all of the props I plan on placing in our yard this year, I really want to install a "spooky" fence to keep kids out and provide limited protection against theft. I have seen several build pages to make your own fence out of wood and PVC. Some of them look really nice but honestly it looks...
  14. Static: Skull Column Tops

    Halloween Props
    I found these skulls for 99 cents from Walgreen's after Halloween and knew I wanted to make my fence column tops out of them. Quick little photo to see the stages. I primed them and painted them antique copper and a quick patina and they are just what I wanted
  15. Static: Need to redo my graveyard columns. Need suggestions

    Halloween Props
    Hey all. I need the experts' help!! :o I was going to set up my graveyard this year with fencing all the way around my yard, but in early October I decided to take on a last minute build project to add columns and a gate. I just felt that it added a little more wow factor. Because of the...
  16. Static: Stone Columns with Faux Wrought Iron Fence

    Halloween Props
    So, I decided to take on my own DIY Halloween props this year. I had never done anything like this before and so I decided to go big. I would like to credit Camsauce for the column inspiration and Stolloween.com for the fence portion. I took my own ideas and applied them. If you want a...
  17. Rebar Removal??

    General Halloween
    The good part of this weeks rain, the rebar will be easier to remove! :) My question is, does anyone have a rebar removing tool?? I've seen and even used a tool to remove metal fence post (snow fence post). Handle with leverage and a chain around the post. There should be a leverage handle...
  18. Static: Cheap space saving fence

    Halloween Props
    I want to build a pcv fence but I have no space to store anything like that. The last few years I've gone out in the woods for my fence. I find mossy, freaky looking trees and branches to build my fence with. It's already aged and fits in with all the weeds and bushes I add. Then after...
  19. Prop Showcase: Crooked Nightmare Before Christmas Fence Panel

    Halloween Props
    Lil Ghouliette wants to do Halloween Town in her office this year. I have crocheted a Zero and today I made a crooked fence panel to go in front of her counter at work. When we put it up there will be three gravestones behind the fence one of which will be Zero's. I think the fence panel came...
  20. Static: My budget fence

    Halloween Props
    After spending well over $100.00 on the crappy plastic fence I've been buying from Spirit that will, and did break instantly. I decided to make my own fence for this year. I went with the PVC and wood method that's pretty popular and spent well under 100 for 10x more fence. I have the first pipe...
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