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  1. Halloween Props
    Forgive me if this has been asked before. I'm planning on making an alien from the film "Devil's Gate", The skeleton will be PVC but I need to bulk up some areas with paper mache, or something. This prop needs to be waterproof to stand up to fall weather in MI. Once I get the body the way I...
  2. Halloween Props
    Been trying to figure out a relatively inexpensive and easy way to make molds for about 2 years now....Every time I'd look into it, the whole multiple layer then make a mother mold technique looked time consuming (and space consuming)...Not to mention the crazy expense ie: Smooth On...etc....I...
  3. Halloween Props
    Hi guys, I am new here. I have been learning a ton and have caught the itch. I decided to make a giant chain chomp because I want to make a super Mario world in my front yard this year for Halloween (with a bunch of boo's and badguys). I am 80% done and I have ran into a big problem. The...
  4. Halloween Props
    Hi guys, I am new here. I have been learning a ton and have caught the itch. I decided to make a giant chain chomp because I want to make a super Mario world in my front yard this year for Halloween (with a bunch of boo's and badguys). I am 80% done and I have ran into a big problem. The...
  5. Haunts, Gatherings and Conventions
    New Article="GOOD!" She is a young woman , writing for a local tourist magazine, but guess what? She got everything RIGHT! I am Very Happy with the work that she did. (Now if the photographer could have only taken a picture of the back of my head, instead of my old, scary face! ) Plain to...
  6. Halloween Props
    I've been using a lot of paper mache this year, but am hopeful I can find something less messy and time consuming (but still cheap enough!). I've seen a few things suggesting fiberglass resin and have a question before I consider trying it. If you put it directly on cardboard, will it become...
  7. Wanted to Buy
    I am looking for these fiberglass pumpkins. I had purchased 2 about 2 years ago from a local garden center and my son broke the larger of the 2 when I was putting them away after Halloween. I have looked on ebay and various google sites with no luck. I have included a picture of what the...
  8. Halloween Props
    As always... Halloween is either feast or famine. I was about to buy a fiberglass mannequin to replace the failed plastic one we were using for our Jeepers Creepers Creeper, and low and behold... I found a guy on Craigslist who was selling four fiberglass mannequins for $65 total! So I snagged...
  9. General Halloween
    I’m not sure if this is “old ground” someone else has already posted or not. I am always looking for new ways to weather proof my props. My cemetery gate columns and fence columns are made out of plywood. I made them five or six years ago. Halloween week in Michigan invariably results in high...
  10. Halloween Props
    I was wanting to make a skull for my animatronic project and thought it would be good idea to make a bunch of them. Has anyone worked with the fiberglass resin and that super cheep fabric that usually gets used by the ton at weddings. The fabric usually costs about $5 for the whole roll at...
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