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  1. MY life size music box dancers

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    So several years ago my wife had the idea of having Fred Astair and Ginger Rogers in our display (both skeletons). Like most props I make it is my wifes idea that i make become reality. So here it is. Stared out with an octagonal frame that is 47.5" from point to point. Bottom layer...
  2. Mechanical: Turned a head turner prop to a Christmas tree oscillator

    Halloween Props
    Thought I'd share a head turner prop which was shortly made into a Christmas tree oscillator. I used a couple of pieces 1/2 threaded pipe, 3/4 PVC, 1' aluminum flat bar, some crap plywood, and a couple of nuts and bolts. The angle wiper motor mounting plate was bought from Frightprops. I'll...
  3. Grandin Road 2016

    General Halloween
    A new year a new thread. There are still ongoing clearance sales off and on on some of the halloween items from last year. Check the Outlet section for Halloween as well as the regular Halloween Haven area. Great deal on the Gemmy spot lights at $7.20 with coupon. Also picked up the Halloween...
  4. Mechanical: motor shaft attaching

    Halloween Props
    What is the best way to attach to a motor shaft? I was given a motor that has an awesome metal plate that uses a set screw to tightly attach to the shaft, but the best part is the the metal plate is perpendicular, as shown in this picture: It's the perfect mount to use for projects, but I've...
  5. Your Worst Halloween habit is ...?

    General Halloween
    Please tell me your worst Halloween habit. I'm trying not to murder my husband, but he likes to use my dinner plates as paint pallets. it drives me nuts. He says, "I'll peal it off when it dries." Does he, nope! Three months later, he still has not cleaned my plates. P.S. At least he...
  6. Popper plate guts for your projects

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    This is the guts, (electronics) from a popper plate. We used this inside an electrical panel box for a scare effect. Asking $25.00 including shipping. Payment can be made through PayPal or check can be mailed. Item won't ship until payment clears.
  7. Pirate Meta Plate 2 Lion Candelabra for Sale

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Plate about a foot diameter, 2 candelabra 17 inches long, (only 1 pictured but you get 2) metal and wood, candles included. Candles are the blood drip kind battery operated. These items are stunning. $25 plus shipping for all - plate, 2 candelabra, 4 candles.
  8. Halloween Night Dinner

    General Halloween
    The true nature of All Hallow's Eve originally known as Samhain (pronounced Sow-en) has a focus on the dinner portion. Apparently, they would light candels in their windows to attract their dead loved ones and when cooking a grand meal, they would leave an empty seat with a full plate of food...
  9. hi.

    Member Introduction
    I am Wendy. ! getting excited for Halloween 2013... Going to be getting into my stash to make up projects for this year and found this forum. What inspiration! I wish I didn't have a few projects going on to start tonight.... Anyway, I added photos from stuff I created and sold last year in my...
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