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  1. Our Newest Halloween Prop and How-To Video!

    Halloween Props
    Here is our latest DIY Halloween Prop and the link where you can view the How-To video on our YouTube channel. Please don't forget to subscribe, like and post a comment. Thanks for watching.
  2. Atmosphere Effects: Ghostly & Eerie Statue Halloween Prop

    Halloween Props
    Here is a fun special effects Halloween Prop that will add a lot of atmosphere to your haunt. You can find the "How-To" on my YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/nLSlRxu8Oxw
  3. A Little Bit About Me

    Member Introduction
    Hello Halloween Forum Members, Although I signed up last Halloween season, I have really not posted anything till just recently. I started building Halloween props and sets many years ago when I was in Jr. High and long before anything was available for purchase. The end result was that (back...
  4. Prop Showcase: Animated Living Tombstone

    Halloween Props
    Hello, I'm new here and trying to find my way around. Here is a photo of my Animated Living Tombstone and it's YouTube thumbnail from my "Halloween How-To" channel. You can find complete step-by-step instructions there so that you can build it too. Thanks for watching. Paul
  5. 2015 Blackstone Cemetery Video

    General Halloween
    Been absent on the forums for a while but hoping to change that this year. Here is the 2015 Blackstone Cemetery video which I FINALLY finished!! (Make sure you watch to the end as we had a special guest appearance!) 2015 Blackstone Cemetery Check out my website for more photos, videos, how-to...
  6. witch costume help

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Hello, I build a lot of props but I know very little about costumes. I normally buy cheap costumes but an off the shelf costume won't look good of these witches. I have three live size witches that are awesome but I haven't been able to figure out a cheep creepy way to dress them. I have been...
  7. bride and grrom animatronic how-to?

    Anyone know how to make this?
  8. Static: Vampire Hunting Kit

    Halloween Props
    Here's a project I was working on. A Vampire Hunting Kit. I'm really happy with how it turned out, so I thought I would share it. I followed Stiltbeast Studios how-to video pretty closely. (Love his videos. So funny.) I bought the little faux 'suitcase' at Michaels on a good sale. I gave it a...
  9. Corpsed Rib Cage

    How do you make a corpsed rib cage that you can wear with your costume? And that will match the mask you are wearing. Heres the mask i would wear for the rib cage. Any ideas?
  10. Hauntventures

    Announcements / Press Releases
    Need quick and affordable how-to tips and tricks? Keep watching Hauntventures, a reality based web-series, your source for year-round tutorials and Halloween related videos.
  11. How to Make a How-To, Part 2

    Picking up from last time, you have your vision, your documentation, and your audience in mind. Now let's talk about... Step 4: Your Voice This is how you write your piece. You know your audience, so this should be easy. We are just like you. This is not a doctoral thesis where you...
  12. Other: Fiberglass Question

    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...
  13. Building Halloween Tombstones

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    If you remember, I made a video tutorial of how I paint my tombstones to give it that aged, realistic look. Since then I have gotten a few requests to make a 'prequel' video: How to build Halloween tombstones. Well, TaDa! And, for no extra charge, I stepped in front of the camera. (Found it...
  14. National Haunters Con: Seminar Speaker Recruitment

    Haunts, Gatherings and Conventions
    Greetings, The National Haunters Convention is now accepting applications for speakers as well as demonstrators. The convention will be held April 29th - May 2nd, 2010. All seminar speakers are compensated for their time, (amount to be negotiated because some external fees may be required...
  15. Floating Lantern How-To

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Parts: 1 - low rpm motor (i.e. disco ball motor) 1 - lantern (1lbs.) 1 - LED flicker candle 1 - 1/2" diameter aluminum rod 2 - 10-24x2" eye bolts 2 - 10-24 nuts 1 - 10-24 hex nut 1 - m4-12 pitch .7 pan head phillips head screw 1 - 2lbs. fishing weight 1 - ball bearing swivel 2 - lanyard clips 1...
  16. Beloved Tombstone

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I tried my hand at making the Beloved Tombstone by somewhat using the instructions at Haunted Webby - Alice Tombstone. I got additional ideas from Kevin at Brewster's Yard haunt at http://www.fulcrumsites.com/haunt/html/new_props_1.html From what I can gather, the Beloved Tombstone was created...