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  1. Hi from Pittsburgh

    Member Introduction
    My name is Bill Elwell. I am 73 years old, an Electronic Engineer, and have been prop building since the 1970's. I have a wonderful workshop and many hobbies. Some of my props have been featured in Nuts and Volts and Servo magazines. I just recently 'yanked' myself into the 21st century by...
  2. Hobby Lobby 2019

    General Halloween
    It's happening, and it won't be long before we are in full-on Halloween! Hobby Lobby is putting out fall. Last year I didn't catch the fall floral bloom until mid-May and it took them until June to put out the rest. They're not wasting any time this year - not only do they have the fall floral...
  3. My version of film strip picture frame

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Film strip picture frame My version of a film strip picture frame… I saw this somewhere on the internet and will go great with this year haunt house….i am not the original designer of this only saw a picture and decided to do one for me… so here goes… Everything I used I found at work, so...
  4. Mechanical: Motor movements and prop ideas

    Halloween Props
    Any good website or thread here shows a bunch of motor movement ideas, particularly electric motors and props? Looking for ideas and linkage ideas to start making props for 2019. Been out of the Haunted house hobby for 9 years. Maybe air powered too, just not sure. Thanks
  5. Static: My 3-Week Funeral Hearse Build

    Halloween Props
    Hi everyone, for my first post (long time silent observer) I wanted to share the tail end of my hearse build. Now, first thing's first: I needed wheels. Because there was no way I was going to attempt this without having the coach wheels ready to go. So I found mine at a few different At Home...
  6. Hi!

    Member Introduction
    Hi, I'm new to the forum. I found this site on Pinterest while looking at the Halloween Stuff board and thought i would come have a look. In my spare time i use a lot of Photoshop and Illustrator to create designs to sell on 'Print on Demand' websites like 'Merch by Amazon' and 'Redbubble'...
  7. Hobby Lobby - 2018

    General Halloween
    Dino-sized Eggs anyone? I'm so glad Easter is rolling around and Hobby Lobby has their Easter party, craft & decor items at 40% off now this week. My theme this year will be dinosaur related since I bought a number of the skeleton dinosaur props from Home Depot and Walmart last year so thought...
  8. Hi from Kentucky

    Member Introduction
    I am a retired man, 58, who has two home hobby workshops packed with tools, and a lot of time on my hands. I absolutely love Halloween. One of my goals as I convert my hobby shops into a small business, is to produce unique Halloween decorations and props. I will also do Christmas and other...
  9. Hobby Lobby Question

    General Halloween
    :oHey Peeps, I have a question because I am new to Hobby Lobby. I went to a neighboring town and they had a Hobby Lobby and I went in to check out their Halloween stuff. Pretty much all they had was pumpkins. (wonderful pumpkins...but just pumpkins) Does Hobby Lobby not stock skeletons, rats...
  10. 2016 HOBBY LOBBY finds

    General Halloween
    Didn't find a current year's thread yet after searching 12 pages of results for Hobby Lobby, so guess it's time! There's been a few posts over the past month under the What Did You Find/Buy? thread about Hobby Lobby inventorying some lab equipment--Erlenmeyer flasks and graduated cylinders...
  11. Funkins 80% off at Hobby Lobby

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Hobby Lobby has 80% off on Fall merchandise including their Funkins (carveable foam pumpkins). Sale was advertised through Sat. 11/21 but sometimes these get extended for end of the season clearance items. Didn't stop in the store until today or would have posted sooner. My store still had quite...
  12. hobby lobby. not impressed

    General Halloween
    a hobby lobby just opened on Friday her in my town just got to it last night and as the tile say's I was not impressed with a name like hobby lobby I thought there obouvsly would be more things for the hobbyist not so much home décor, ohh and I swung into shopco while I was as they had...
  13. Hobby Lobby?

    General Halloween
    Has anyone been to hobby lobby and seen what they have for Halloween this year? I like them but to go to one is a long drive for me . Living in VA I have to drive to WV or NC. I'm going soon just like to know what they got. So if any one has let me know Thanks
  14. The worse part of knowing your hobby!

    General Halloween
    So I have this little hobby of having a collection of Halloween decorations. I've been doing this for so long that I know when I'm getting a great deal or it is a major rip off. I've noticed certain sites that I tend to earn gift cards for has a higher price on their Halloween collections when...
  15. New to the forum

    Member Introduction
    Hello All, Over the last several years I have developed a tremendous liking for Halloween. It's something I had always passively enjoyed in years passed, taking in the season and watching favorite television shows and movies when I could, but in recent years it has progressed into a full blown...
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