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  1. Static: My Unorthodox pumpkin

    Halloween Props
    Awhile ago I came across a photo of some pumpkins that had been carved from the bottom instead of the top and was lit from within with some pumpkin guts hanging down. Turns out they were done by one of the moderators on this site named UnOrthoDox. I loved the look and have decided to make a...
  2. Static: Pumpkin Reaper

    Halloween Props
    This is my Pumpkin Reaper, the head is paper mache and the clothing is burlap cycled thru a washing machine and dyed different colors. Frame is 1 1/2 in PVC pipe.
  3. Static: Dead Girl Prop

    Halloween Props
    Built my first prop that can be posed multiple ways. I made the joints using golf balls and pvc couplings, the head is a $5 stylist practice head. Love her!
  4. Helm for my Pirate Ship

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Helm For My Pirate Ship I wile ago I was needing to build a helm for my pirate ship. Creepy Creatioins has a great tutorial on how to build this prop and I normally look to him for all things piratey. However, I was looking to find something that was a little larger, I could animated, and...
  5. Static: Trying to make putting up the fence easier this year

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    Every year I break out the cold steel rods that make up my fence and every year I pound them into the ground wwith a hammer while my own children make fun of how many different shades of red I can turn. So this year I've predrilled some holes in the grond and measured some pvc pipe and shoved...
  6. Hanging Outdoor Pillar Lights

    Halloween Props
    Over the past few weeks I have seen all these great ideas for PVC Candles using tea lights and various other things. This year I really want to hang some candles from a tree in my front yard. I want to make floating candles above the graveyard I am also going to be making. I have just run into a...
  7. 20' Spinning Vortex Tunnel For Sale

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Selling the Junipero Haunting 20' Vortex Tunnel. Includes: (3) 12' metal rings (broken down in three sections each for ease of transport), wooden bridge, hand rails, entrance steps, handicapped exit ramp, 16' painted facade of Pennywise the Clown (from Stephen King's "It"), black fabric tunnel...
  8. Spooky Trees Prop Tutorial

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hey everyone I just posted a new tutorial video about making trees out of PVC. Check it out :o
  9. Pneumatic: New 2018 Prob build.

    Halloween Props
    Starting the planning stage for a new 2018 prop. This will be a standing zombie very similar to the sitting scarecrow from Spirit. It will start with its head looking down and its arms by its sides. When triggered its head will look up and its arms will extend out as it screams. After the scream...
  10. Prop Builders Grab Bag $20

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    I was installing some new shelving this last week and cleaning up a bit and once again, some things have to go. Up for grabs is a lot of PVC fittings and other misc parts. Some of these parts are new, some were used in our shop, and some are seconds (discolored) but they are all good usable...
  11. Prop Showcase: Projection screen elevated 8-10 feet in the air

    Halloween Props
    I'm wanting to create a projection screen that will be elevated up in the air. Maybe up to 8 to 10 feet. I want at least one of my apparitions to be floating above the ground. Last year, I used PVC pipe to project my apparitions at ground level. No higher than 4 1/2 feet. The wind took this...
  12. Ducting fog into 2 separate channels

    Halloween Props
    Hello everyone. I have been a member of this forum for about a year reading many threads on a variety of topics. I am in the process of planning my Halloween setup in October and am in need of advice and recommendations. Background I live in a home that has a front yard about 70 ft by 30 ft...
  13. FS: Spider Hill Prop Works BK-1 or Kit-3

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    SOLD Have a Body Kit-1 or Body Kit-3 never used you choose which one you want. $30 shipped BK-1 https://s25.postimg.org/7v2lg1k7z/BK-1.1.jpg https://s25.postimg.org/x13jmvt7z/BK-1.jpg Kit-3 https://s25.postimg.org/t3g9xi19r/Kit-3.jpg...
  14. Static: Semi-circle of robed figures - construction ideas for Mi weather

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    I love the look for the mud robed/cloaked figures and would like to have a semi-circle collection of them (thinking 5) positioned as if gathering for a ceremony in an area of the graveyard. But, I am in Michigan - guaranteed to have wet, windy, and often freezing temperatures in October. So...
  15. Giant Spider Build

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    After seeing tons of giant spider props on here that have been made, I decided that was going to be my big project for this year. Keeping in mind the help I got from other tutorials and pictures, I tried to remember to document my build to share with the forum. I'll post the build here, and...
  16. Static: what to use for bendable arms and legs?

    Halloween Props
    Happy Haunting everyone! I like to make static figure props out of a PVC body frame. But I don't like using PVC to make arms and shoulders. It's a pain. What I want for arms is a bendable foam type of thing. But I don't know where to get it or what to call it. Walgreens and CVS sell these...
  17. ground opening ideas

    General Halloween
    So short story, our water pipe in the front yard broke last week. Now i have 45 ft of dirt from the street to the house where they dug a trench. Im thinking about somehow making it look like the ground is opening up... so far my thoughts have been 1. Dig out a zig zag , line with plastic, put...
  18. Mechanical: Animation help (moving props with motors)

    Halloween Props
    I'm shooting for the moon this year and trying my hand at making my own yard animated decorations. I have two types I want to try, a hatbox ghost out of PVC and the hitchhiking ghost wood cutouts. I have a wiper motor for the hatbox ghost but not entirely sure where or how to place the motor...
  19. Static: Reaper hood question

    Halloween Props
    Thank you much for taking the time to give this a read. I have a bit of a dilemma involving my first ever attempt at a static prop. I've been going through the motions, and so far everything has turned out better than expected. The main issue I have here is the PVC within the hood. I...
  20. Static: 2017 upgrading

    Halloween Props
    As mentioned in a question thread I am upgrading my tombstones this year from stuff that's long overdue for it. here's a comparison of my new one (left obviously) and one I made several years ago. The old one was made from particle board I had laying around in the garage at the time. It's...
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