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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. Walpurgis/ Beltane Card Exchange

    General Halloween
    Time to send all our Witchy Poo pals a spring wish. A little FYI - Walpurgis Night is the English translation of Walpurgisnacht. It is the night of April 30th, the eve of Saint Walpurga Day. German folklore also calls it Hexennacht or Witches" Night. It was believed witches met on the highest...
  3. New BIG SCARY SHOW: Christmas Haunts, 'Bonebelly', Dawn of the Dead, more

    Announcements / Press Releases
    December….it’s already too cold in the northern states, but that doesn’t stop 3 of the (g)hosts from bringing you the latest show, as Badger is MIA, taking some time off to be with family. The Roundtable of Terror is all about Christmas themed haunts, as we get a good idea on how the traditional...
  4. Haunted Mansion Singing Busts

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    It's been a longtime goal of mine to make the singing busts for my Halloween display. I wanted to share how I did it, and make some recommendations for those who are interested in doing the same. First, I started the project with a budget in mind. I wanted to keep it under $500. Second, I...
  5. The Cabinets of Doctor Arcana

    Announcements / Press Releases
    Hello Darklings! I am happy to announce the release of our new game.... Happy Halloween! :cool: The Cabinets of Doctor Arcana is a dark adventure game set inside the haunted mansion of a mysterious magician who vanished several years ago. Resolve a maze of riddles and perplexing puzzles to...
  6. New props for sale!!

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Most of the props on my previous post have been sold so decided to make a new updated post. WILL SHIP AT BUYERS EXPENSE OR LOCAL PICKUP 33928 FLORIDA #1 GEMMY 2005 FREDDY $350 #2 SAMANTHA ZOMBIE GIRL $150 #3 HD LAB MONSTER $150 #4 STICH WITCH SISTERS (NICE VERSION) $200 #5 TARGET...
  7. Hello everyone just joined today

    Member Introduction
    Hello I am Scott, I am a married with kids, Halloween prop making , Magician. I am currently building a Halloween/ Horror magic show. Props that I have made are: Celtic cross tombstone made out of insulation boards, Shrunken heads, Book of the dead covered in what feels like mummified skin, a...

    Halloween Crafts
    APRIL CRAFT - KIT MAKE A VAMPIRE KIT, MAGIC KIT ANY KIND OF KIT YOU LIKE big or small This is all about be creative and I look forward to seeing what everyone comes up with 
  9. Other: Psssst...... want to see a magic trick?

    Halloween Props
    Sorry about the neighbors dog.
  10. the magic the gone

    General Halloween
    I do know about any of you but I feel like the magic is gone out of Halloween. this does not feel like oct it just a other month I have tried decorating and listening to Halloween music but nothing helps this mouth suck more then a vampire I miss the feel of Halloween and don't know now to get...
  11. Static: Magic beer faucet pirate

    Halloween Props
    Here's a test of one of my pirates for this years display. I used the magic beer faucet for a little detail. Need to get more splash going there though. Anyway it's just a rough draft. Nothing too fancy just one of the static props I will have in it.
  12. Heads up Harry: A Common Misconception

    Halloween Props
    Many of you probably know about the prop Heads up Harry. I've seen many people refer to him as a Gemmy item over the years. Truth is Gemmy didn't make him. Magic Power did. This is a proven fact and there was actually a lawsuit involved because of the similarities. All heads up props were made...
  13. I'm looking for a magic beer fountain

    Wanted to Buy
    If anyone has one they are looking to unload rather cheap let me know.
  14. Moving Magic Mirror show to new home, need help please!

    General Halloween
    Hello All, I have a Magic Mirror routine in which I use a digital puppet from Imagineerieing.com. I have done the routine from 2009 through 2013 at my parents house. The past two years I had done something else at that location, but this year I wanted to return to the Magic Mirror routine...
  15. Scary Sounds by the Paper Magic Group?

    Halloween Music
    Does anyone have the 16 pieces of music from the Paper Magic Group's Scary Sounds CD that you could either upload on here or give me a downloadable link?
  16. A Magic Trick

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Nothing goes hand-in-hand with Halloween like magic. So I thought I'd do a little magic trick for you right here on the forum.:confused: That's right. I'm going to have you chose a card, then I'll tell you what it is. :rolleyes: Impossible? Sure. But click the link below and check it out anyway. :D
  17. Magician poster auction - June 25

    Announcements / Press Releases
    I received this email about an upcoming auction of classic magician posters. This is the pdf of the online auction catalog. Some amazing stuff! http://www.potterauctions.com/pdf/catalog39_web.pdf Nielsen Magic Poster Collection Sale If you don't know about Part ONE of the Norm Nielsen Magic...
  18. Happy halloween everyone

    General Halloween
    I know that a lot of us are going to be so busy today and tomorrow that we may not be able to get on and say it. I hope that everyone has a safe and happy Halloween. Revel in the magic that is OUR season and enjoy everything that it brings. Can't wait to read up on how everyones big day went...
  19. Static: Halloween Goblin - paper towel mache project

    Halloween Props
    I'm calling him my Halloween Goblin, but perhaps he's a bit devilish or demonic ;) Dollar store styrofoam skull, topped with Model Magic air dry clay to get some basic forms in, and Apoxie Sculpt teeth/horns. I started with Model Magic horns, but after they broke three times I realized I...
  20. How do you get into the Halloween spirit?

    General Halloween
    Hi everyone! Though it's only August, I'm struggling to find that special Halloween magic. Usually, I start having Halloween withdrawals as soon as summer hits. I start watching horror movies, read Halloween history books, and spend just a little extra thought on how I'm going to spend my...