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  1. Static: Rust anyone?

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    Checking to see who has the best method for making stuff look rusty (cauldrons, pvc cemetery fencing, etc.). I am interested in how you get the right texture, what color(s) you use, any tips at all. And you get extra credit for posting pics...thanks.
  2. Building Strait Even Fence

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    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...
  3. Static: Pillar rebuild - could use ideas

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    After last year I decided to redo all my fencing (it was starting to crack and break anyway) and I also want to redo my Pillars. They were very simple and I want to make sure the gate opens and closes easily without digging into the foam but I am a bit shy of ideas. I was hoping others may...
  4. Yard display for sale - Last Halloween

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    Closing up shop. So much stuff to go, trying to get rid of what I can before putting it away in storage. Display is up one last time, then selling. Distortion props wall panels severed heads air cannons boxes of lights 4 camera video system creepy collection bodies electric chair boxes and...
  5. Static: Cemetery fencing updated

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    I have a lot of the black plastic fencing from Spirit I think. It worked well when we had sod in the yard. Now we have fake grass/turf and don't want to poke all the holes in it with putting the fencing in the ground. Any ideas how I can use the fencing, but attach it to something so I don't...
  6. Cemetery Fencing

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    I am in need of ideas on cemetery fencing that does not require being put into the ground. I have fake grass and do not want to puncture holes in for the fencing to go in. Any ideas? Maybe attach the fencing to the columns? Any thing will help! Thanks in advance.
  7. Static: Home defense fencing...on the cheap

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    Hey all Village idiot, dreamer of too much here. I had to spend the summer out of state working this year and just now starting my Halloween. I've abandoned all hope and I've executed plan 437B (failure to launch) and the kids are coming to burn my house down, because I failed them. That all...
  8. New cemetery fence idea?

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    Has anyone thought of using or have used old metal futon frames as fencing ? Such as the one pictured , using the back and bottom part as fence?
  9. Static: New Cemetery entrance

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    We need to make a new cemetery entrance for this year's party. Our last one lasted for 4 years or so. I have fake grass now, but would like to incorporate some plastic fencing I have and used (shown in the photo) to put out with the columns and overhead sign. But I can't poke the fencing into...
  10. Tim Burton Style Fence Finials - Quick & Easy

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    Here are some Tim Burton style partial finials made from 3/4" wide steel strapping. I like using rigid materials but I'm sure you can make it out of craft foam and popsicle sticks... Took about 5-10 minutes *No that's not a plastic stress mark from me punching my mouse in the background* : )...
  11. Static: How to glue small pipe into larger finial

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    I bought fence finials but the 1/2 inch pvc pipe was too big to go into them. I found some cpvc pipe that fits into them but there is a lot of room to spare. I am looking for suggestions as to how to glue the finial onto the small cpvc pipe. I have thought about putting duct tape around the pipe...
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