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  1. Mask totem

    General Halloween
    I love masks but storage can become an issue. I was on Spider Hilll's site a while back and noticed a fitting that was either new to their line or I had just missed previously. It's a slip cross fitting for 1 " PVC. Inspired me to build this. "][/URL] Here's a detail. Mounted on a wooden...
  2. Build a pneumatic cob web gun

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    This is yet another orphan how-to, unfortunately I never recorded who the original creator of this one was: I saw these web guns for sale on various websites and they aren't that cheap. After reading up on them I figured it was time I made one. I'm going to keep these instruction brief since...
  3. Static: house climbing Skeletons

    Halloween Props
    HELP. I want to have some of my skeletons climbing up the house. i like the way it looks. I just do not want to screw into my house. How does everyone do this effect? Does anyone have any ideas how to do this effect without putting holes in my house? thanks
  4. Building Strait Even Fence

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    So a few years ago when I first built a fence for my hard i struggled to keep everything strait and even. It took some thought but I created this item to help me build consistent fencing every time. It was build with 5 pieces of 5 foot long boards (I cut them CRUDELY down to 4 feet to be...
  5. Cheap and Easy Tombstone Projector Disquise

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    It seems that Halloween haunt video projections are everywhere now. What was just a few years ago only seen in high end commercial haunts or Disney and similar attractions are now available to the average home haunter like me. From fun and entertaining singing pumpkins (my personal favorite) to...
  6. Static: Demon skull horns

    Halloween Props
    I have a very good quality plastic vampire skull that I transfored into my demon skull last year. I haven't been able to find anything to make these stick onto the skull and it's annoying me. Please help. Some of the things ive tried: Screws (didn't look right) Super glue Hot glue JB weld...
  7. Other: Yet another pillar question

    Halloween Props
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  8. Any 2015 breakdowns?

    General Halloween
    Did anyone have anything fail on the big night? My one and only (thankfully) prop to have an issue was my leering skeleton. A screw came loose from the motor shaft. 30 second fix and the rest of the night went perfect.
  9. Wall Crawler

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Happy Halloween all! Shall you all run out of candy Saturday! I have noticed alot of skeletons hanging from gutters, climbing ladders, even saw one climbing a rope! Although these are cute and some might even give a fright. I just didn't think they were dark enough for my haunt. With these...
  10. Spirit's High Voltage Prop door hack

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    If you were one of those people like me who bought Spirit Halloween's "High Voltage Prop" manufactured by Tekky Toys, and simply hated when the panel box door flew opening revealing the skull inside, then this little hack which keeps the door closed may be what you are looking for. All of the...
  11. Invisible Man production still OOPS!

    General Halloween
    I was looking up some classic monster pics when I came across this gem. I'm a little sad about it, but as a fan of the genre, Halloween and most things spooky, I can't help but know that no matter how bad the screw up, the movie will always stand the test of time. I guess nobody's perfect...
  12. Static: Devil's Cage

    Halloween Props
    Added a new Devils Cage prop for 2014. Used plastic hot water heater drip pans for top an bottom and grey plastic electrical condit for bars. Glued screw fittings on the bars so it can be disassembled for storage. Used some 1x2s to reinforce the top and bottom & allowed for 3 eye bolts for...
  13. Build Your Own DIY Airplane Costume

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Halloween is nearly here! We had our first Trick-or-Treater, and to make it even better, he had a DIY airplane costume! It’s a good thing we are stock piled with candy here, otherwise we might have run out on our first trick-or-treater :D ! This little pilot’s parents built the structure of...
  14. Mechanical: 3 Axis Skull - tapping question

    Halloween Props
    So, I FINALLY found a place to buy cheap 1/4" acrylic (which I don't know the difference between it and lexan, but I'm assuming they're relatively similar) for the plate for my 3 axis skull! My question is about tapping for the screws. Is it completely necessary to tap for the screws that will...