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  1. Static: DIY Coffin Build

    Halloween Props
    So this year I purchased a rotting corpse from Distortions Unlimited and I needed a coffin to display it. Let me just say, there are NOOOO decent coffins to purchase retail! I searched because I didn’t want to build it this year. Well, I ended up having to build one. I’m glad I did because it...
  2. Static: Anyone know where I can find...

    Halloween Props
    I got these Reaper busts a few years ago at the Dollar Tree but they haven't had them since. I use them for the top of my small pillars for the cemetery but need a few more. If anyone has any clue where to get them let me know! I thought about casting my own but haven't had the best...
  3. Prop Showcase: Haunted Mansion Plaque

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    Thought because our house is the Haunted Mansion at Martins Crossing this would be perfect Carved on the CNC out of MDF and then painted. Now i just need to build a corner pillar with bricks to put it on. Currently trying to make the tower of terror elevator indicator
  4. Turn a decorative Halloween pillar candle into an LED candle

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    This is one of those "why didn't I think of that" posts... it's so easy. If you're like me, you probably have some awesome Halloween pillar candles collecting dust because you can't bring yourself to light them. The easy solution is to turn it into an LED candle. Just use a 1.5" forstner...
  5. Static: Fake Stone Wall Attachment Help

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    Looking for some ideas to attach fake stones to tarp to form my cemetery wall. I was inspired by a lot of posts on here to build my own "stone" wall/pillars, unfortunately (depending on how you look at it) I have ones that are prebuilt and made of adobe. This said, making sturdier wooden...
  6. styrofoam tombstone or pillar

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    what kind of glue do you use to glue Styrofoam together??
  7. Other: IM NEWBIE ! pls forgive me with my project ! my 24 dollars cemetery pillar

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    my first project hope you enjoy it ! my 24 dollars cemetery pillar
  8. Prop Showcase: cemetary pillars started

    Halloween Props
    I finally was able to start some cemetery pillars with the help of my father-in-law this past weekend. We got the structure complete (close to 8 ft tall) and now I just need to work on the painting/detailing. We added a door to the back for storage of props and other items after Halloween...
  9. Mechanical: help - video or tutorial for moving skeleton with lantern sitting on pillar?

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    I didn't think it would be as hard as it is finding the tutorial for this prop. Looked through the Monster list, did a search here on the forum, Googled it...no luck. The skeleton is sitting on top of the pillar waving the lantern back and forth. If someone is familiar with it and can post a...
  10. Static: Mineschafft cemetary pillars

    Halloween Props
    These are the cemetary pillars i built for our haunt last year, have been lazy about posting but thought i would share.. let me know what you think.. Base is made out of wood with thin plywood and 1x1s, wanted it sturdy, but not tooo heavy.. build it in two sections for easy storage.. the arch...
  11. Static: Pillar of Pain upgrade for 2009.

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    Hi Folks, I just decided to do a little 2009 tweaking to my "Pillar of Pain" from 2007. For this week, I added creepy eyeballs to one of the skulls. Enjoy! -Doc
  12. Static: Pillar of Pain

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    Hi Folks, I am looking at updating my "Pillar of Pain" and wondered if anyone else has done one that I can see a pic of? I found one on line. Thanks! -Doc
  13. Static: My first columns

    Halloween Props
    This year I promised myself (and the wife :D) that I would at least add columns to my cemetery. Now they are almost complete - all I need to do is a little more aging on the tops especially the spheres. The construction was nothing new, wood frame, styrofoam sheeting. the brickwork was one of...
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