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  1. Pallet Toe-Pincher Coffin

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. Stared at a pallet left behind after a delivery and thought – wow, that wood looks super old and would make a great-looking casket. I have these types of thoughts all the time. Doesn’t...
  2. Mechanical: Clown Coffin WIP

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    I have been working on a Jack in the Box / Monster in a box hybrid prop. I wanted to do a Jack in the Box but did not want to mess with pneumatics and the box would be more expensive to build than the fence picket toe pincher. http://www.scarefx.com/project_coffin_2.html So I decided to keep...
  3. Prop Showcase: Thank you HalloweenForum! Our 2015 Haunt

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    Hello and thanks to all the great people on HalloweenForum! We have been browsing the site for a few years now getting some great ideas and suggestions from some pretty creative and amazing people. This is our first post of showing some of our 2105 haunt... Our MIB - Chuck the Zombie -...
  4. Mechanical: My Version of MIB

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    For our Spooky Speakeasy party I was wanting to build a SIB, "Snitch In A Box", my remake of a MIB. I found an add on Craigslist for a company looking to get rid of old pallets and scrap wood. Score. Well when I got there, I came upon this......perfect! I also picked up a couple of large...
  5. Mechanical: Pandors box V2 Thanks BIGANT

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    First post here and first attempt at a DIY haloween prop. I am really looking forward to doing this one and also going to try at a full sized MIB (i'll make another post for that). Hope this is in the right place if not can the mods move it please. Ill post progression pics and im sure i'll...
  6. Pneumatic: Slight upgrade to my MIB

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    Made a slight upgrade to my MIB, added some hands and improved the rocking motion a bit. I built this several years ago and it's still one of my favorites, the scares I get with it never get old!
  7. Pneumatic: M. I. B. / Casket .... First stab at pneumatic controls

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    Well here is my first stab at pneumatic controls. I rebuilt the casket this year. Removing the wiper motor, for a much more active and violent mib. Picoboo control, pistons, solenoid valves, some lights and a smoke machine. Love the picoboo plus 👍😍 Enjoy. Let me know if I can improve...
  8. Prop Showcase: Need Help Making Violent MIB

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    Ok first off new to the forum, 36 Canadian Male, Saskatchewan. Love the ideas and tutorials, site looks great! Tried the search engine but came up dry. So basically I'm building my first Casket and want to do a MIB.....but not no lazy MIB this sucker has to be pissed he is in there! So...
  9. Prop Showcase: Shadowfang Keep 2012 Props

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  10. Pallet Toe-pincher Coffin: Tutorial

    Don't know if anyone has noticed, but I've been slowly transferring my photo album tutorials to the blog here. I've fixed some broken pieces (picture links), put on a fresh coat of paint (better explanations) and added a few more goodies to them (videos). This next one was my very first tutorial...
  11. Pneumatic: My take on the MIB...

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    With the help of a Picoboo box, I thought this prop came together nicely.MIB on youtube I got a little artsey fartsey with the video.
  12. Mechanical: Monster in the Box - Wiper Motor - HELP

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    Hi everyone, So basically i have been inspired to create my very own Monster in the Box prop using a basic wiper motor, however, I'm from the UK so I am finding it difficult to get help. I think I may be able to get a wiper motor from a scrapped car my Grandad owns but I do not know how to...
  13. Electronic/Software: Gilderfluke MiniBrick 4, SD25: Overkill for M.I.B.?

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    Hello Everyone, I was wondering what your thoughts are on using a Gilderfluke MiniBrick 4 and a S-D 25 for a Monster In A Box prop? I want to build a quality prop that will last me for years and cost isn't that much of an issue. But, if it's overkill, I don't want to waste my money either...
  14. Pneumatic: Finally, my Monster in a Box is finished

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    After months of working on this project, I received the Nerve Center from Monster Guts to put the finishing touches on this prop. I'm looking for a good way to age the wood without leaving in outside. Any suggestions would be appreciated. YouTube - Monster in a box :: MIB How-To
  15. Coffin MIB with DMX Control

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    This will be the tutorial of how I am building my Coffin Monster In a Box (MIB) with DMX control. The inspiration and knowledge has come from Terra http://www.halloweenforum.com/halloween-props/70795-dmx-vampire-coffin-mib.html, Guitarist155...