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  1. Skin Texture Using Tissue and Latex

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    We're going to be filming some new tutorials this year, but in the meantime I thought I'd repost an old favorite. This is an easy way to get great skin texture.
  2. Mechanical: Levitating Teapot Animated Prop

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    Here is my Animated Levitating Teapot prop ... a real crowd pleaser. Complete step-by-step instructions in the video.
  3. Animated GraveDigger

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    This is an animated Gravedigger prop I made. It's mostly recycled from old props and molds I had in the garage, but I animated it in the "leering ghost" kind of way (bent PVC attached to upper body and running on a slow window motor). I attached mine to the window roller motor with Home Depot...
  4. Using a PC Power Supply to power your props!

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    Hey gang! Looking to build some props and need to power them? How about using a PC power supply! In this short video, I show you how to use a PC power supply to run your various projects, including a demo using a wiper motor!
  5. Sparking Machete!

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    So as a professional haunter with more than six years experience working in one of my states largest haunted houses I thought I would share this step-by-step tutorial on how I make, what I consider to be a big piece of my scaring, into something that really stands out. To start, I want to give...
  6. Need advice on how to make a bush costume please

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    Every Halloween my cousin and I do a haunted house at his place and it's a different theme every year with scary guys terrifying the kids. This year I had the idea to try and make a realistic looking bush costume to scare the kids in addition to the creepy guys. I have some general ideas of what...
  7. Mechanical: Intro to animatronics

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    Hey guys, I have been doing haunts for a few years now but I let others do all of the animatronics in my haunt. I was wondering where I could learn some basic animatronic props to try and get my feet wet. Something with wiper motors or of that sort. I'm not quite into pneumatics yet but I would...
  8. Static: Help with Painting Techniques: Cracked, Peeling Paint for a Cemetery Sign

    Halloween Props
    I have a freshly carved cemetery sign made from styrofoam (left over from our tombstones), and had the idea of carving/painting it to look like wood with an old, peeling layer of paint. In my mind, I've gone through a procedure that I think might do the trick: First, prepaint the major parts of...
  9. Other: How to - rocking horse rock by itself! HELP!

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    How would I go about making a Rocking Horse rock by itself??
  10. Cracked porcelain Doll face make-up HELP!!

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    How would one go about painting his or hers face as a porcelain doll with cracks??
  11. Other: Porcelain Dolls HELP!!

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    Has anyone added extra creepiness to porcelain dolls? I'm looking to crack & paint them up, any recommendations or photos of yours done-up?? I plan on hanging a few from nooses as well ;-)
  12. SILENT HILL theme ideas!! HELP

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    Thinking of doing a walk through haunt this year starting in my garage leading out to my backyard. Kinda want to do a Sanitarium hospital theme inside the garage Silent Hill style. not sure what to use for the walls or how to really make it seem as if your in one. I have a Sanitarium sound track...
  13. Looking for makeup ideas?

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    Hey there fellow ghouls! Just put together a fun video showcasing my "boss" if you will dressing up as Bride of Frankenstein. In lieu of Frankenweenie and all things classic horror check it out for your enjoyment if you so choose. It was slowed down step by step to show just how she achieved...
  14. Mechanical: flying reaper please help!!

    Halloween Props
    hi guys i want to make a flying grim reaper i already have thought about it... alot actually i want a drill to be my moter since i dont have lot of knowledge about moter and tech etc. but i think than wen the drill starts it will shake a bit (i want to mount it on a tree since i dont have anny...
  15. Clay Some new members of our Halloween family!

    Halloween Crafts
    Hey Halloween lovers! My husband and I do lots of Halloween crafts every year for our massive Haunted House party! I finally put together a blog to share some of our ideas with the world! Take a look and let me know what you think! Lots more recipes and videos to come as well! :) Yay...
  16. Electronic firecracker how to.....finally

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    This is the electronic schematic and explanation of the circuit. The IC ( integrated circuit) is a kd-5601 OSH Sequence 6 LED IC manufactured by Kwaida. After doing some surfing... It appears that this chip is manufactured in China, thus it would have to be bought from a Chinese source. Good...
  17. halloween chandelier

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    im thinking of possibly doing a halloween chandelier but im not finds a how to on how to make one and if anyone has a how to or pictures i could look at to get an idea and is it possible to wire some fake candels on it and use flicker bulbs ?
  18. how-to help needed: PVC body for zombie

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    is there any how to for pvc pipe figure im looking on making a full zombie this time
  19. Chainsaw prop

    Halloween Props
    I wanna knw how to make a fake chainsaw for halloween night to scare the trick or treaters and im not sure whats best
  20. Jello Shooter Worms - How to

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    These jello shooter worms were the hit of our party Saturday night. It was hysterical to watch people wrinkle up their noses, then try them, then carry the dish around and pimp them out to their friends! Jello Shooter Worms INGREDIENTS: 1 pkg. (6 oz) black cherry gelatin/jello 3/4 ounce (3...
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