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  1. We are going live!

    Site Issues and Feedback
    Dear Community Members, Today is the migration day! We are almost at the starting line and really excited for you to experience the new community platform. As a reminder, the site will be put into maintenance and read only mode while the migration is underway until completion. We will post a...
  2. Mechanical: Cauldron Creep (completed)

    Halloween Props
    I completed the Cauldron Creep. I'm very happy with how it came out. Thanks to everyone who helped me out. I wrote up a tutorial and will post that in the tutorial forum.
  3. Photoshop birthday request

    General Halloween
    All, I humbly come before you all to ask for a birthday favor. I'd like to have a Ouija board birthday cake and I have the image saved but if possible, I'd like the board to read "Happy 48th Birthday Wes'. I have ZERO knowledge of image editing software and I'm hoping one of you can help me...
  4. Black cat sitting on a fence

    General Halloween
    Found this adorable hollow concrete cat a while back. Today I decided to paint him black & perch him on a fence post. There are strong wooden dowels inside so he isn’t easily stolen or knocked off.
  5. Halloween Garage Sale

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    We will be having a Halloween Garage sale at our home in Dearborn Heights Michigan next weekend starting on Friday the 31st of May and continuing through Sunday. I believe it is safe to say that there will be well over 100 items as we try to get into our garage this summer. Items included...
  6. FREE: Tombstones for Pickup in Sudbury, MA USA

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I am downsizing my house and have no room for Halloween stuff. Free tombstones for local pickup in Sudbury MA, USA. Approximately 4 feet tall. Sorry to post in a second forum but I wanted to get extra visibility to see if I can find them a home before they hit the landfill.
  7. Fog: Fog Distribution in Yard

    Halloween Props
    I know this topic has been beaten to death.....but I am trying to do something slightly different. Maybe some of you with extensive knowledge on airflow and pipe sizing may help. I have a chauvet 1600 fogger, plenty of fog, and good velocity coming out. I would like to create a grid system in...
  8. Need ideas for Best Decorated House Winner Sign

    General Halloween
    Hi Everyone, Our subdivision has a contest for the best Halloween house display. Our house did win last year and I wanted to make a sign that could travel from house to house each year for the winner. I am thinking of making something out of wood so it'll last and that is either an easel style...
  9. Other: Electrified Fence for dino theme

    Halloween Props
    Determined to pull off the dino theme this year and working on an idea for an electric fence to cordon off areas where I will be using AtmosFear's Dino Experience projections for "live" dinosaurs. I'm trying to keep the cost down, easy construction (limited tools), materials need to fit in my...
  10. Bubble Boy costume. I NEED HELP !

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Heys guys! I want to build a Bubble Boy costume, but not sure how. Any suggestions would be appreciated. I read a post by a member named " punk rock girl," but can't seem to find the post again. Thanks.
  11. I'm Back..... From Tennessee

    Member Introduction
    This is my first post. When I first signed up to the forum I had a slight family problem. Now I'm single and back to learn some spooky ideals from you all. I have some tombstones, about 15 I think, that I made out of the cutouts of the insulated metal doors and painted. I have a few things but...
  12. Prop Showcase: What Are You Making this Year?

    Halloween Props
    One of the sure signs of spring seems to be that the head count on the Halloween Props forum skyrocket. There are 411 folks out there right now looking at the same stuff we are. We're pretty sure we're all out there looking to get ideas and help on what we're hoping to make this year. We hope...
  13. Static: Wall Masks

    Halloween Props
    Recently, I've been making plaster cloth/ paper mache masks using Mr. Chicken's YouTube tutorial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwjBxShw4TY It's a pretty simple method, although paper towels dipped in paint aren't the easiest medium to work with. The first mask I made using this technique...
  14. Not all posts or new threads show up all the time

    Site Issues and Feedback
    I just noticed today after making a post in the General Discussion area and making a new thread under the Coupons Discount area that neither one of them was visible from within the HF section if I wasn't signed on. There was also another thread someone started under the Coupons Discount area...
  15. Static: 2019 "The Mine" props

    Halloween Props
    2019's theme is going to be my take on the Lost Dutchmans Mine in Arizona. So far I've got the mine cart done and and an Infinity mirror. The infintinty mirror was done according to the one Eerie Acres did on his youtube channel and turned out awesome. I'll post more as I build through out the...
  16. Static: Using natural tree branch for scarecrow pole

    Halloween Props
    If I were to make a scarecrow and choose to use a thick branch (e.g. 1.5") for the vertical pole of the cross, any tips on getting scarecrow to stand? I had the idea of inserting the branch into a couple foot section of 2" PVC. Then I would either build a base for the PVC (concrete block or...
  17. Double post glitch

    Site Issues and Feedback
    There's a glitch that's causing double posts. It's sporadic but seems worse lately.
  18. Other: "Skinning" Forms?

    Halloween Props
    Hi y'all! I saw a post on here about a haunted tree, and at some point in the photo gallery, he said he "skinned" it with 1 mil plastic. Does anyone know what that means? I've been looking online for a hint, but I've come up with nothing.
  19. Waterproofing a Tombstone

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I am trying a new waterproof technique for some props. So Check it out and let me know what you think or could even do better. Feel Free to subscribe to the channel too hoping to post a whole bunch of videos.
  20. A long time .....

    General Halloween
    Wow ... It's been a very long time since I have been on here. Hopefully everything is still up and running smoothly. Checked my status as to when the last time I was on here and it said 2012!!! Hmmmmmm ... been very busy within the working class I guess. Anywho, hope all you haunters are doing...
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