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  1. What are these?

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Hey guy's. A girl at my Valentines Day haunt had some of these gloves and the managers and I have wanted to make these gloves for my costume. I have the washers and the glove I just don't have the finger tip parts. I went to Home Depot and they didn't seem to have any. If someone could tell me...
  2. HauntLilydale 2018 First major haunt and trick or treat

    General Halloween
    Last year I pulled together a quick zombie walk/scare and a few displays in about a week. This year a lot more time and prop making happened so we put on a much bigger display. We had a little kid area with bright colourful fun witches and photo opportunities which then was under a black...
  3. Electronic/Software: Sparking Props

    Halloween Props
    I made a prosthetic claw out of foam for a zombie walk and now I wish to make it better. I want sparks when the claw ends touch. Fright Props used to sell "Spark Gloves" that were battery operated and safe for user and others. Unfortunately they don't sell those anymore and I can't find any...
  4. Halloween snatcher caught on camera!

    General Halloween
    So i have been noticing a few things coming up missing the last few months, i thought maybe i was misplacing them because there small things here and there but a week ago or so a pair of gloves and a oversized plastic skull came up missing and i knew for a fact i had left them on the table in my...
  5. New werewolf enthusiast

    Member Introduction
    Hello! I'm Argyle Werewolf, partner of fellow new member Tandye! I'm a writer and a programmer who loves working on monstery stuff, particularly anything related to werewolves. I'm excited to get more and more into crafty, tangible stuff, like props, sets, masks and gloves for costumes, and so...
  6. Costume is ready!! This will be fun!

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    After I saw the movie "IT" and I said to my wife Pennywise is super scary!! Then I thought people are scared of clowns aren't they?? Well im going to be Pennywise this year :) So I bought the costume, mask, boots and gloves which im not wearing the gloves in the picture. I did buy the bloody...
  7. Pneumatic: How do I build up to simulate flesh on the raw mechs

    Halloween Props
    I have built a few props for my home haunt, for example a hangman kicker which was nothing more than a bare steel mechanism with pool noodles and pipe insulation over the arms and legs of metal frame, a chicken wire formed chest, and Great Stuf filled gloves for hands. During the building...
  8. So I'm trying to make my own plague doctors outfit but I need help

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    I'm not going with the hat I'm thinking about attaching a makeshift hood To the back or inside of the jacket but I have no idea of what kind of a jacket it looks like ? and I know the gloves are long leather gloves but if anyone knows the name of the jacket please tell me because I have no...
  9. DIY Scarecrow gloves.

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    After weeks of trying to find gloves for my scarecrow costume and found nothing I liked or could afford, I was about to give up. Then I seen a youtube video on how to make your own scarecrow gloves. This guy made it look super simple. Here are my DIY Scarecrow gloves. Here is a link to video...
  10. Static: HELP, gloves for a pumpkin scarecrow costume

    Halloween Props
    Putting together a scarecrow type costume with a pumpkin mask. I have been searching for vine like"hands" to go with it. Has anyone seen anything like this available? I have considered making them with cotton gloves, jute rope / twine and liquid latex. Any help would be greatly appreciated...
  11. Prop Showcase: Freddy Creature Reacher Prop

    Halloween Props
    Let me start by saying i am an advocate for the Creature Reacher costumes, but this one they need to go back to the drawing board one. For an MSRP of $350 and an advertised Masterpiece Series, I would have been pretty angry to open the box to this. Good thing I only paid $80. First, the design...
  12. Static: Deteriorating latex

    Halloween Props
    I wondered why everyone here loves making hands from scratch for your lifesize props. I kept thinking why make them when it is so time consuming... I just want to buy them! They were pricey... but they looked good. Yet after 22 days outside I see that it was a really big mistake. :( Is...
  13. Star Wars

    Off-Topic Stuff
    I'm gearing up for Star Wars Ep VII The Force Awakens. I have a SW collection youtube channel in addition to my yardhaunt2000. I did a cool unboxing vid for a new BB-8 alarm clock. It also hows my Master Replicas lightsabers, Rubies Darth Vader Costume gloves, 13" Kenner Boba Fett and a Minion...
  14. Long black gloves that will fit a man?

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    I see a ton of the elbow-length black formal gloves on Amazon, but does anyone have a source for ones that are wide enough to fit a man's hands and arms? I've ordered a few now and they are tiny!
  15. Pumpkin Man

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    So this year's costume is a little different from my usual fare. I usually detest store-bought costumes and masks, but last year, I picked up this beauty on 70% clearance. Couldn't resist. So, I've gotten some sweats, and dyed the top greenish-grey and the bottoms brownish-grey. To that I'm...
  16. Need some pumpkin costume help

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    I am wearing a pumpkin mask and costume for this year. For the costume i am wearing overalls, flannel shirt, burlap with ivy leaves. It is hard to find pumpkin gloves or too expensive. Does anyone know what i could wear instead or any other ideas. Keep in mind that i am carrying a chain saw and...
  17. Other: Need help with Pumpkin Hands

    Halloween Props
    I am going to be a pumpkin this year and it is hard to find pumpkin gloves or they are too expensive. I plan on wearing the mask with a overalls ,a flannel, and burlap with ivy leaves on it. And i will have a chainsaw. Does anyone have any ideas for what i can wear on my hands or gloves...
  18. Sliders Tutorial: Slider Gloves Tutorial

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    We've all seen them, and if you haven't you probably want to watch this video: YouTube - Knott's Scary Farm 2008 They call themselves sliders, the creeps that run around sliding on their hands and knees creeping the living $h!T outta people at haunted houses and scream parks. Now you probably...