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  1. Static: Rust anyone?

    Halloween Props
    Checking to see who has the best method for making stuff look rusty (cauldrons, pvc cemetery fencing, etc.). I am interested in how you get the right texture, what color(s) you use, any tips at all. And you get extra credit for posting pics...thanks.
  2. Static: Old Rusty Steel Doors

    Halloween Props
    Hello! Is it January ALREADY!? Crap, better get back to work! Recently I just had to use some new tools that Santa left under the tree (framing nail gun!), so with some spare wood, I created what could become the center piece of a room in next year's haunt! First step, framing. These doors...
  3. Static: Rusty Portcullis

    Halloween Props
    Another creation from my crypt- a rusty old portcullis which would be right at home in an old Vincent Price, Poe flick. Just some halved 2x4s and some old 1/4 inch plywood I had lying around, cut into strips. Plastic fence finials and the 'rivets' are a dowel rounded at the end on a grinder, cut...
  4. Static: Rusty LED Lanterns

    Halloween Props
    Just wanted to share a project we've been working on. Taking some cheap oil lanterns from Walmart, making them nice and rusty and then wiring them with a flickering LED. Haven't gotten to the wiring part yet, but this covers the weathering. Here is how they turned out so far:
  5. Large Soup Can IDEAS!!!

    General Halloween
    Does anyone have any ideas for these large soup cans? I plan on doing a swamp theme so maybe I can incorperate them in it. Last year I used rusty coffee cans that rats were eating out of. Any ideas? It's kinda hard to see but here's the rat and the rusty coffee can Here are the large soup cans
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