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  1. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. REQUEST FOR TUTURIALS GO HERE
    Anyone know how to make this?
  8. 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. REQUEST FOR TUTURIALS GO HERE
    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. Announcements / Press Releases
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  11. Blog
    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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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...
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