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  1. Static: Tombstone noob advice...

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    Getting ready to try my hand at some tombstone construction and was looking for some advice. I've watched some tutorials on Youtube and see that there's a few different methods folks use. Wanted to get your take on some of these... Lettering... I see iron on method and the trace method...
  2. Static: Detailed Tombstone

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    I just finished up my latest tombstone. I've been wanting to make this for 2 years after seeing the original in a local cemetery. Below is the original with what my completed version looks like.
  3. Static: How much are tombstones worth?

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    My neighbor owns a little craft store and she wanted me to make her some tombstones this year for halloween. So I,m going to make her 5 or 6 but we're not really sure what price to ask for them. This one I made today it's about 25" tall. Any suggestions?
  4. Transfer Template

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    Hi Everyone, I am new to haunting and could use help figuring out a problem. How do I transfer and enlarge hand drawn copies of tombstones or other items to foam boards? Another of what will be many questions: Where can I find templates of tombstones for 4' x 8' sheets of foam board...
  5. Static: Question for foam tombstome makers!

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    Ok, so I have made some tombstones with the pink/blue styrofoam, but ended up paining them with a mixture of the drylock and other paint to get the color I wanted. I am worried that by mixing the paint with drylock I am worried about the paint running or getting damaged. So my question is, is...
  6. Static: Making tombstones for the first time, smooth coating?

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    Hi everyone, this year I want to start making my own tombstones. I figured I could make it out of some nice green foam from the flower section, it's easy to mold. However, other foams like the pink/blue foam are cheaper, I heard they are harder to mold without the right tools. I want to try...
  7. Prop Showcase: What did you build today?

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    What props did you build today? i'm making a bunch of tombstones to put around my naborhood that tells were and when the haunt is. I can't post a picture because it has my address. Please tell me what you have been making.