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  1. Bloody Guts

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. What do you do when you have a 1/4 can of Great Stuff left? Make some guts of course! Here's a video to let you see the perfect marriage of Great Stuff and Perma-Blood: Materials...
  2. Great stuff foam looks deformed

    Halloween Props
    Last night I bought 5 cans of great stuff spray foam, but when I went to use it a couple hours later to make my own version of amateur intestines, the foam came out looking like chewed up jello. I can recall always having this problem, but it seems no one else does in pictures and videos I...
  3. Other: Spider eggs/sacks

    Halloween Props
    I glanced around, and hadn't seen this offhand, but if it's been shown and done, feel free to erase. Spiders are my theme. I hate the little buggers, so might as well share it. Last year I tried something new. I always forget to go to the craft stores after Easter for eggs to use at...
  4. Static: Making my first outdoor prop, HELP!

    Halloween Props
    I am making an extra large outdoor pumpkin prop. I was thinking to use a yoga ball and cover it in paper mache. What would you suggest for the top coat to make it carvable, smooth and weather proof? I saw someone has used Great Stuff for a project like this, but i've heard it never stops...
  5. Prop Showcase: Zombie Head DIY

    Halloween Props
    This is my second one that I have ever made and oh my gosh I am amazed! I hope you enjoy! Video shows lifecycle of my zombie project. I am currently working on the body. Body so far has free standing legs.
  6. Static: HELP! Catacomb Bone Burnout

    Halloween Props
    I apologize for the wordiness but I have a vision and am having a hard time seeing the forest through the trees. I am planning on turning my long and narrow hallway into the Paris Catacombs (with a little bit of the Sicilian ones thrown in for good measure). I have cut foam insulation panels...
  7. Stiltbeast Studio's How-To (Great Stuff) Pumpkins

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I did a search and did not see that anyone had already posted this... Allen Hopps has done it again. He posted a tutorial last month on how to make your own 24 inch pumpkins (for haunt filler) by using a beach ball and Great Stuff spray foam insulation for about $10. Other folks have...
  8. Hmm... What about a great stuff themed year:D

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    I decided how about I make my whole entire costume this year out of great stuff and whatever clothing I have from previous years this is the start of a demon headmask that I plan to sculpt here soon I will keep you guys updated on how it turns out but here's a couple pics of how it is so far.
  9. DIY Spray Foam Skull tutorial video

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Here's a video we made about how to make inexpensive skulls out of common spray foam in a can:
  10. * Stanley Surform Shaver ** ((MUST READ))

    General Halloween
    This is going to sound silly but it works.... have you ever gotten "GREAT STUFF" or super glue on your hands when working on your halloween project, and no matter how many times you wash your hands and no matter what you have under your kitchen sink, nothing seems to get that junk off your...
  11. Other: Corpsing using greatstuff

    Halloween Props
    Has anyone done any corpsing using great stuff? If so are there any tutorials or recommendations on how? i looked this morning and didnt see anything perhaps i over looked it. Thanks for any help
  12. Prop Showcase: Tree of Restless Spirits

    Halloween Props
    Always wanted a spooky old tree for our graveyard. It is a simple PVC armature, chicken wire form and Great Stuff standing over 10' tall. I created a simple socket system to attach and remove the limbs for storage. Now I will be working on the atmospheric elements (fogger, sound system...
  13. Mechanical: Cauldron Creep So Far, and Fog Question

    Halloween Props
    I'm about halfway done with my Cauldron Creep...still needs hands, skin color, fluorescent green paint for the Great Stuff mess, wardrobe adjustments, and I just got my box from MonsterGuts with the motor for the stick. I was going to try and rig up a 400w fogger into the cauldron, but the...
  14. Other: Spray Foam Question

    Halloween Props
    Does anybody know if Great Stuff Expanding Foam sticks well to expanded foam sheets? Just wondering. Thanks.
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