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  1. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hi All, We get a lot of questions about building this prop so the last time we built one I made sure to document everything so I could make a complete set of plans to share. Feel free to download the file from our site. :) If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to me and...
  2. Member Introduction
    New member and have been building props for home haunt for a few years. Here to learn some new tricks and maybe share some of my experiences. Thanks to a lot of you from YouTube videos I have built cauldron creeps, leering skeletons and added octobanger for my props.
  3. Halloween Props
    Just a video showing the progress on my Leering Larry. Mechanical done. Now gotta make him look like a rotting pirate and position him in place with a lantern. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpRn2rHFUNc
  4. Halloween Props
    Looking to do a Leering Skeleton prop and something else. I already invested in one wiper motor, 12 volt power and speed control. Looking to go a cheaper route for the second one. I read the cheap synchronous motors are good but get hot???? It will need to run for 4 hours straight. Would...
  5. Halloween Props
    Hi everyone - this is my first post here after lurking for several years. I'd like to say thanks for all of the inspiration and ideas. This is a great place. The column on the left has a moving leering skeleton that I built in 2016. This year, I made a new column, with some modifications and...
  6. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hey everyone! I made a leering prop out of materials I had around the house! Check it out and let me know what you think!
  7. Halloween Props
    Just finished up a really simple Leering Skelly. Saw these cedar half barrels at Menards for $22 with rebate and had to make something with it. I used the vinegar-water-steel wool-instant coffee mixture to weather the barrel. This is a typical Pose-N-Stay Skelly, the spine is really thin so I...
  8. Halloween Props
    Hi All, I just wanted to share a project I am working on this weekend. This is going to be an animated leering skeleton holding a lantern. I am making this one as a Christmas present for my brother since he is just starting out decorating. :) Nothing fancy about him. He is a Walgreens...
  9. Halloween Props
    Hey everyone - I wanted to share some early experience with 3D printers and your Halloween props. After months of belaboring which 3D printer to buy - I wanted to see if I could make some key components for my builds rather than relying on metal and wood. I opted to purchase a Wanhao...
  10. Halloween Props
    I have made a leering skeleton that has worked for about 2 days and now is constantly unscrewing itself at the pivots. Here is how I make my pivots. picture of the mechanics video of when it stays together and the mechanics running.
  11. Halloween Props
    Here is the rough mock up initial test for my leering skellies atop my 6 foot columns that are at the entrance to my graveyard set up. I'm limited to the room inside the columns for my linkage movement. It is currently about 1" to long on the side. Question for the folks who have built a...
  12. Halloween Props
    The Colorado Haunters Group got together yesterday and made leering Skeletons on toe pinchers. Thanks Spookydave for hosting.
  13. Halloween Props
    started a new project this weekend, hopefully i'll have it done tomorrow evening, maybe lol. i've got a limited range of movement cuz the coffin top is so small, but i still have around 50 deg of movement.
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