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  1. Skin Texture Using Tissue and Latex

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    We're going to be filming some new tutorials this year, but in the meantime I thought I'd repost an old favorite. This is an easy way to get great skin texture.
  2. Graffiti & Tombstones

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    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. Here's a new twist you can add to your graveyard: Graffiti! Adding graffiti can help make your graveyard transform from the traditional classic Victorian to a gritty, urban one that...
  3. Wiper Motor Question

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    I think I have read every thread regarding wiper motors but haven't seen one addressing my problem. I'm building an Axworthy Ghost and have purchased a MG Wiper Motor. My question is this: what's the best way to attach the bicycle wheel, pulley, pie plates, (etc), or whatever you may be using...
  4. Ring Movie Style Well Prop Tutorial

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    Complete Well Prop Tutorial with parts list
  5. Cauldron Creep

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    My version of the ever popular but never stale Cauldron Creep. I wrote up this tutorial: http://gofile.me/6pliX/XLBbX65jD. It's available for download 8 am to midnight EST.
  6. Mechanical: Cauldron Creep (completed)

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    I completed the Cauldron Creep. I'm very happy with how it came out. Thanks to everyone who helped me out. I wrote up a tutorial and will post that in the tutorial forum.
  7. Static: Wall Masks

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    Recently, I've been making plaster cloth/ paper mache masks using Mr. Chicken's YouTube tutorial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwjBxShw4TY It's a pretty simple method, although paper towels dipped in paint aren't the easiest medium to work with. The first mask I made using this technique...
  8. My version of film strip picture frame

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    Film strip picture frame My version of a film strip picture frame… I saw this somewhere on the internet and will go great with this year haunt house….i am not the original designer of this only saw a picture and decided to do one for me… so here goes… Everything I used I found at work, so...
  9. Make a Spider Cage on Basically Zero Dollars

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    Hey I made a new tutorial and thought I would share it. Let me know what you think and any suggestions to make it better?
  10. Realistic Giant Spider

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    I keep forgetting to post the tutorial for my giant spider build, here it is: https://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-2018-Realistic-Giant-Spider/
  11. Static: Rotting Head

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    I made a rotting head using the shop towel and latex corpsing method. Figured I should make yet another tutorial video while I was at it. I'm going to make a second, even more rotted head that will be missing the lower jaw. Both of mine will be impaled on a stick or stake, but you can make them...
  12. Hanging Stars or Other Objects in Tall Trees

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    For Halloween this year I repeated a light show in which Halloween and Christmas fought for control of the house ("Christmas Comes Too Soon, or, Halloween Fights Back.") The show required hoisting several Moravian stars into tall trees behind my house. I've since taken them down, all except one...
  13. Good tutorial (or class) for Electronics for Halloween props?

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    Hey all, Looking to step up my halloween display for next year and want to get into electronics and was wondering if anyone has/knows of good tutorials for beginners? I'm found some videos online, but figured I would ask here for more Halloween centric tutorials? Thanks.
  14. How to build a demonic tree

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    I put a tutorial up on my channel if anyone wants to make demonic trees for next year. They are designed for indoors or outdoors. I built 4 th is year and my son built one. they were a hit and one of the highlights of my display this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABII1VYLapU
  15. Evil Eye Pelt Thing

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    When I built our new witch hut I cut pieces of the side panels from our old one to create "pelts" that look like dried or tanned skins with human body parts embedded in them. I've had many questions and requests for tutorials on them, but since they were salvaged from an older work I don't...
  16. Static: Daughter Tombstone

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    So working on the following in memory of my daughter. Worked out very nice for my first major project. Happy with everything except the hair, someone should do a tutorial on Monster Mud'in Hair. :) Based on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVNW7UK773s
  17. Star Trek Movie Uniform

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    I am a fat guy, and it's hard to come up with good Halloween costumes for someone my shape. This year my brother suggested a Star Trek movie uniform, as some of the cast members had put on some weight. I knew the Monster Maroon Uniform was beyond my skill level, but then Scotty's Costume from...
  18. Static: Governor's Punch - twist on head in a jar prop

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    I've created a tutorial on my addition to the popular head in a jar prop trick. The classic trick is probably best described by this tutorial: https://www.instructables.com/id/head-in-a-jar-prank/ Here is my spin on it: https://frugalhaunts.com/tutorial%231-gpunch Basically, I've used a...
  19. Miss Havisham wedding cake

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    Hi - Wondering if anyone has ever made a Miss Havisham (from Great Expectations, of course) type wedding cake, meaning: rotting, collapsing, etc. - not a real cake, just a set piece. I looked for a tutorial here and on Pinterest, but I can't find anything. It doesn't seem like an original...
  20. Electronic/Software: Build a Talking Skeleton (Tutorial)

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    This video shows you how to automate the jaw of a cheap plastic skeleton using a servo and how to add some glowing eyes with a couple of LEDs:
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