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  1. Static: fake knife help please

    Halloween Props
    I need ideas on how to make the handles on those Dollar Tree butcher knives look real. Thanks!
  2. Static: zombie horses

    Halloween Props
    made some changes to these zombie horses for my hearse next year, fleeced them to make them hopefully look more real, and added a coller and harness to pull my hears,changed out the bridle to match. just a few more touches to do I think
  3. Mechanical: Levitating Teapot Animated Prop

    Halloween Props
    Here is my Animated Levitating Teapot prop ... a real crowd pleaser. Complete step-by-step instructions in the video.
  4. Fear Factory Chainsaw

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    This chainsaw is as loud or louder than a real chainsaw! Has a 6" Kicker speaker and comes in at 128dB. Comes with a fanny pack which holds the battery, an extra battery, charger and paperwork. Has 2 different sound effects and on/off switch. Brand NEW! Any questions, please ask! $400 shipped
  5. What is "safe" to store in an outdoor storage locker?

    General Halloween
    Hi, could use people's suggestions based on your own experience about what kinds of things you feel can safely be stored in an outdoor storage locker situation without having the contents being damaged from cold, heat or mold (due to cold temperatures). BTW this is in a commercial complex of...
  6. Parts for your own Horse Drawn Hearse

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Hi there, Well, I had every intention in the world of building my own Horse Drawn Hearse, but.....have purchased a Real Hearse instead. Yup......I finally found and bought an actual Older Hearse, so I really have no need for any of the parts that I have been collecting for the past year or more...
  7. Help! Slides hard to insert in Gemmy Lightshow Illusion Projector

    General Halloween
    Hi guys, picked up a Gemmy Lightshow Illusion Projector (2018 product) that comes with 6 slides and finding all the slides are super tight to insert into the projector. Too late to return after holiday and do like it so wondering how to make the best of this. Also curious if others have had...
  8. Electronic/Software: Tekky Light Switchplate animated Throw Switch prop

    Halloween Props
    Bought this Tekky Toys prop from Party City and just got it today. Great look and like it a lot. I know people are always looking for this type of thing for their mad lab displays without having to try to locate something like it to DIY. I had a halloween prop throw switch from several years...
  9. Halloween Party 2018

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    How did you parties turn out? Ours was Saturday and it poured down rain. Our turn out wasn't what we hoped with 9 of our "Yeses" not showing up and none of our 11 maybes. So we planned for turn out in the mid twenties including us and ended up with 14. But it's not the first year we have had a...
  10. Does anyone "dress up" their Crazy Bonez skeleton dogs in their displays?

    General Halloween
    I'm not sure how I feel about dressing up real dogs in halloween costumes, not sure they really like having stuff on them and kind of feel sorry for them if they don't, but when it comes to the skeleton dogs don't think these dogs will mind. Can't say I've ever seen anyone do this for their...
  11. Other: Need help... Haunted toybox theme

    Halloween Props
    I used to go all out for Halloween with one of my family members. We would prep and prop all year long to put out massive displays of pirates and ghosts and mummies. Unfortunately, this year, that family member is no longer around. I had already made the costumes (haunted toys/dolls) but now I...
  12. Hello, new to you, but not to Halloween decorating

    Member Introduction
    I saw your posts about yards and that was all that I needed to join in with you. Oh, yes you want an introduction first. (I'm playing with these these posting features :confused:, so please bear with me. ) I live in Chester County, PA. My yard at this time of year is called "Uwchlan Haunt...
  13. Electronic/Software: DIY Pumpkin Bluetooth Stereo (Instructions)

    Halloween Props
    In this video I'll show you how to turn a real pumpkin into a working Bluetooth speaker! Great for playing creepy music at Halloween parties or for scaring people with a talking jack-o-lantern prank.
  14. Static: Masks: How to make a scary mask look "fresh" or more realistic?

    Halloween Props
    What can be done to take a semi-cheap mask that's flat and dull looking and make it look more real or fresh? Thanks in advance for any help Scarab
  15. Sewer Set Piece With Leaking Pipe

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hey Haunters! This week I built a haunt panel for my nuclear meltdown zombie area in my haunt! I tried to use pretty inexpensive items and it came out fantastic! It even has real running water from the broken pipe. I’m sure what I did could be applied to a variety of use cases and themes so let...
  16. Static: Lighting a BUNCH of pumpkins?

    Halloween Props
    I want to put about 20 carved foam pumpkins on the stairs in front of our house but I don't want to mess with turning on and off those little battery powered puck lights in each and every one every night for a month. In the past, I've put a string of tiny orange lights in a mason jar inside each...
  17. Distressing overalls

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    So I am going to dress as a scarecrow this year. I picked up a real old farmers scythe from the flea market and I have a GrimStitchFactory mask. I cannot find overalls used anywhere, I have been looking for 6 weeks. I am going to be forced to go to a Tractor Supply store this weekend and buy...
  18. Other: Projection Screen for Garage Door

    Halloween Props
    Hey there! I am looking for a cheap projection material to do a REAR projection in our third stall. It is a standard single stall garage door. I am in MN, so between weather and a street light, have decided to do rear projection. I have a business class Epson that will work great and plan on...
  19. Static: Real Casket Display Ideas

    Halloween Props
    I purchased a real casket from Craigslist (a steal at $250) and want to integrate it into my lawn display. It's made of metal, but I'm concerned it might rust if it is exposed to the Iowa elements all fall. I could put it up on sawhorses or a PVC frame and put a tarp over it at night, I...
  20. Candles for outside decor.

    General Halloween
    Ok, guys. I'm looking for some advice and suggestions Who here has used REAL candles for outdoor decor? Are there some kinds that are better than others? Tricks to keeping things lit? I've used real candles in both pumpkins and glass jars, and a couple of the '7 day candles' from...
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