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  1. Workshop Tables

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. Not quite Halloween prop related but thought this would help in easing your prop building tasks. This tutorial shows how to make easy and cheap workshop tables that can be converted to...
  2. Static: Cemetery entry gates - a grand plan

    Halloween Props
    Hi Guys, I thought I would share with you all my grand plans for some cemetery entry gates that I plan on building for this years display, along with some other things. I have had the guys in the metal shop at work(It pays to have a good boss) who have made me up some metal frames for...
  3. Mermaid!

    Halloween Props
    I am dancing with delight! Our mermaid skeleton came today--well, yesterday--it's late, and I am absolutely happy. I was worried that she would be a cheap piece of junk, but no. She is beautiful, articulated, and a sort of weird grayish color that rather suits a sea creature. We got her from...
  4. 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...
  5. Misc Lights and Costumes SoCal

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
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  6. How do you store your Halloween stuff?

    General Halloween
    I thought this might be an interesting discussion and may help some people out. I have two "storage decks" (as I call them), the shed, a loft in the garage and just this year started hanging stuff on the fence. Here are some pictures. Maybe include some of your pictures so we can see...
  7. Running out of Space!!

    General Halloween
    UGH! Ok, so I'm still setting up my interior décor. Just started on Monday because we were out of the country for two weeks. Now, it's a mad rush!! And, then on to the outdoor stuff... Anyway, in pulling my décor out, I'm really realizing how much stuff I have and how I have absolutely no room...
  8. Static: Grim reaper & monster mud question

    Halloween Props
    For anyone who has built this one: https://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Mud-Reaper/ Can it be disassembled once the burlap has been Monster Mudded? Or is it pretty much a permanent statue at that point? Storage is limited so I make all my props so they can be broken down. If not, I may have...
  9. Pneumatic: Chucky in a Box pneumatic prop

    Halloween Props
    Bringing out my Chucky in a box for this Halloween, he has been in storage for awhile, it's a pneumatic prop I made a few years back. Let me know what you think.
  10. Wind Dragon Fs/FT

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Decided to sell it or trade it 7 ft long 69 inches tall comes with the unused fog machine and hoses adapters certificates.#368 out of 500 I am located in the Cincinnati area.Looking to get either my $350 back or trade for the Winter Dragon prop which takes alot less storage space.Shipping is...
  11. WTB: Very specific hanging vampire bat creature prop from circa 2006

    Wanted to Buy
    I have an old vampire bat prop that I like to bring out around this time of year. It's probably been 12 years since I got it and it is starting to fall apart probably from taking him out of storage and putting him back. Maybe I can repair the latex, it has a hole on the chin and its feet have...
  12. Storage Building

    General Halloween
    This may be stretching the General Halloween topic, but what kind of buildings do you all store your things in? I'm in the process of building a storage building and would like a bug free yet vented structure and thought you all may have examples and ideas! :)
  13. Other: prop storage?

    Halloween Props
    Where does everyone store everything? I'm in an Atlanta subdivision without a ton of room and need to probably buy a shed. My 1/2 garage workshop is getting full and my work space is being encroached upon. I have storage across the street for long-term stuff, but am wondering what everyone else...
  14. Other: Foam storage?

    Halloween Props
    I'm such a nerd that I'm spending my spring break (being an academic has its perks) reorganizing my garage. I've realized that my foam scraps are a big reason that my workshop always feels messy. I'm sure we all have those pieces of foam that are just big enough that they might be useful, but...
  15. Trick or Treat ;)

    I recently started a youtube channel for my home haunt Falcon Cemetery. I'm going to start posting whenever I upload a new video in case anybody wants to check it out! I'm also pretty active on instagram once my build season starts. My Most Recent Video I get asked a lot about where I store...
  16. Am I the last to do this?

    General Halloween
    I know I can't be "The last" person to be taking down their indoor decorations, but I'm reluctantly dismantling my Halloween indoor decor starting today. My wife alerted me to the "need" to clear out the "decor macabre" due to her hosting a co-worker's baby shower. I tried to explain the decor...
  17. 2017: The UnOrthodOx major scale-back year.

    General Halloween
    Looking at it, this has really been 4 years in coming. For years, working on Halloween has worked as stress relief for me. That begun to change in 2014. I was out of work, and the Halloween budget was a casualty. In addition, being out of work I had different home budget and time needs...
  18. Static: Horse Skeleton : Storage solutions?

    Halloween Props
    So due to medical issues I never got around to doing anything with my poor horse skeleton this winter. I need to disassemble her and get her stored for the summer. The problem is I am not sure what kind of storage tote she'd fit in. I have taken measurements but I am having brain fail...
  19. Fog: Fog Machine Storage

    Halloween Props
    I'm looking for some advice on fog machine storage. I'm a yearly haunter, so my fog machine sits, unused, until October. Right now, my fog machines (various Chauvets) only last about two years. I follow the directions Froggy's but am wondering if I'm doing something wrong. In particular, should...
  20. My Seance area

    General Halloween
    A quick shot of the alcove where i kept the Ouija board this year. This is another of those "stack it up at the last minute" arrangements. Those are just bedding chests. My son figured out how to put a person inside one of the chests serving as the table, with a magnet to make the...