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  1. Static: corpsing barber shop heads

    Halloween Props
    If you've worked with corpsing barber shop heads and have some photos, I'd love to see them. I have several heads I'd like to work on for my first time. Here are a few ideas I had found: http://bascombemania.blogspot.com/2011/09/gearing-up-for-halloween.html
  2. Static: Pumpkin Sentinels - 2018

    Halloween Props
    Hello Fellow Haunts! So this was my big project for last year. I added a back row to my archway as well, but I wanted to create something new and exciting! I built these two Jacko Sentinels to guard my back yard during the October season. They are built with a PVC frame and base. I used...
  3. Other: Singing Bust V.6 Update

    Halloween Props
    I find I keep on updating these guys. This took me 6 tries but this version is my favorite by and I tried to make them just like the ones in the mansion on a small scale. I don't have much pictures of how i made it but Ill be updating the tread when I take some pictures. I will say the builsd...
  4. TotalHomeFX has their Halloween projections on sale

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Just a heads up. I noticed that TotalHomeFX (manufacturer of those projectors that HomeDepot and BigLots etc sells) has a sale going on on their Halloween projections. Single videos are 7.19 (from 8.99) and packaged video bundles regularly 29.99 are now 23.99. This looks like it includes their...
  5. Static: Shrunken Heads

    Halloween Props
    Hello, These are some props I've made recently. I've made a number of shrunken heads in the past, but these are my most recent works. I like how they came out. Two of them are made from polymer clay, and the one in the dome is made from papier-mache. I had a lot of fun decorating them.
  6. Mechanical: heads up harry volts

    Halloween Props
    How many volts is my heads up harry? I cant find specs anywhere. I have the one that just sits on a table. I need the power supply is why i'm asking Thanks for any help
  7. Static: My take on floating heads

    Halloween Props
    I needed some other things to go in the yard this year, so I thought I would do some floating heads. I also made the pattern for a cardboard black cat and a vulture done the same way the spiders were. I'll post pics for the cat and vulture while I'm working on them. I'm trying not to have too...
  8. Other Craft of the Month for february is Potion Bottle

    Halloween Crafts
    Hi everyone going to bring the craft of the month back and we are going to start with February Craft of the month is Potion bottles lets see your creativity This is all about getting creative and showing what you made :) Let the fun start :) MARCH CRAFT - WANDS APRIL CRAFT - KIT ANY KIND...
  9. Electronic/Software: Weatherproofing? How do you do it, here's what I did.

    Halloween Props
    Two days after I set everything up we had a nice rainstorm come through. 3 inches in an hour. While I think my animatronics might shed the water OK I wasn't willing to test this with Halloween just a week out. So I covered all the heads with plastic grocery sacks. I guess I could seal the...
  10. Prop Showcase: Grim Grinning Ghosts

    Halloween Props
    Trying to add some "fun/cool" to my stuff this year. I've seen some VERY impressive projected singing busts (Grim Grinning Ghosts) in the past and wanted to do one myself... Bought the standard styrofoam heads for $1.00 off eBay (china delivery) and started adding Dap ElastoPatch (It has the...
  11. Foam filled prop heads and hands!

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    These were made by Ghoulish Productions. I have 2) new Freak heads and 1 set of matching hands. These parts are brand new (heads still have the tags on them). They are foam filled and have 1 inch PVC embedded in them. The heads have a nice large chest flap which is always great when building...
  12. Prop Showcase: Finished my witch heads

    Halloween Props
    I finally finished my 3 witch heads and their hands. I made the heads using a styrofoam wig head and paper mached the faces. I then sealed them with Dryloc, then painted them with exterior latex paint, then went over them with a walnut stain and then sealed them again with a spar urethane. I...
  13. Solar Powered Dancing Figurines / Bobble Heads 2017

    Halloween Props
    Solar Powered Dancing Figurines / Bobble Heads 2017 Hello has anyone seen any Halloween themed Solar Powered Dancing Figurines / Bobble Heads yet either in the stores or in a store display book? If so please share some photos if that is possible and allowed. Thank you so much!!
  14. Static: foam heads

    Halloween Props
    found a place to get foam heads with no features, Stuff4crafts, the heads are $4 something a head. zoot
  15. Other: Question about what kind of sealer to use.

    Halloween Props
    I apologize if this question has been asked before. Anyways I am making a large paper mache cauldron as well as making the heads and hands of my witches out of paper mache and I will be making another spider also out of paper mache. So how do I seal them to make them waterproof? I was thinking...
  16. Heads up Harry: A Common Misconception

    Halloween Props
    Many of you probably know about the prop Heads up Harry. I've seen many people refer to him as a Gemmy item over the years. Truth is Gemmy didn't make him. Magic Power did. This is a proven fact and there was actually a lawsuit involved because of the similarities. All heads up props were made...
  17. Other: Suggestions on Jeepers Creeper future prop idea with wings

    Halloween Props
    I have my vision but seeking other lessons learned just in case you have a better idea. Here's my thought; PVC Pipe to frame out the wings, heat shrink plastic on top, make a head similar to my zombie heads (different colors), of course the clothes, and then hang him with wings spread out as...
  18. Electronic/Software: Help needed: Projecting on to foam heads, but some light is bleeding past the heads

    Halloween Props
    I'm doing a Grim Grinning Ghosts projection on to foam heads. I've got it all lined up so it looks great on the heads themselves, but the particular video I'm using has heads that project slightly larger, causing some white light to project on to whatever surfaces happen to be behind the heads...
  19. Electronic/Software: Grim Grinning Ghost and AtmosfearFX projections - First timer with questions

    Halloween Props
    I'd been lurking for a while, but finally registered to post! My husband and I have long dreamed about setting up a Grin Grinning Ghosts display in front of our house for Halloween. This year we also discovered projecting (via AtmosfearFX) in windows for Halloween, and decided to jump on the...
  20. Electronic/Software: Rotten Heads broken wire

    Halloween Props
    I have the Rotten Heads and a wire came off the ciruit board. I cannot tell where it came from. Is there anywhere to get the board schematics for my heads???