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Profile IconMichelle J Springer, Tracy, Rachel Raucher and 2 more joined Garage of Evil!!
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Rob posted a status
"Cemetery fence: done! Audio: done! Lighting: ~95%. VERY productive haunt build day!"
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PsychoBilly posted a status
"Digging Graves!!!!!!"
5 hours ago
Rob posted a status
"Yard haunters, what's the first thing you set up? Me? Main haunt audio. That way I can play some suitable music during the setup."
8 hours ago
beadyeyedbrat added a discussion to the group Papier Mache Etc.
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Beginning of a Demon

So you take your basic foam wig head, add cardboard here and there to build up the face, make horns and attach.The horns are made of concentric rings hot glued and masking taped together. Three layers of newspaper were mache-d on and let dry. A cut up half of tp tube went into the chin. Nose is more cardboard. Cheeks are layers of…See More
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Profile IconNita Wuest, marissa, Mike and 12 more joined Garage of Evil!!
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Woodsy posted a discussion

REPAIR HELP ! Spirit Ghost Girl

I am looking for help from anybody who may have this prop already. I was given one for free and it has two issues that I am sure are related. First it does not rise to full height OR at all. Second the HEAD does not retract/rise up either. It does light up and sream and the fans work. If someone can confirm for me the following :Complete height when fully extendedDoes the HEAD get PUSHED up from below the chin.Has anybody looked INSIDE at the works.Thanks in advance.…See More
yesterday
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Black Swamp Cemetery 2014

Well, it's finally done. Turned out better than last year I think.
yesterday
Rob posted a status
"Holy crap! One week to go!!"
yesterday
Rob posted a status
"8 screws and two wire connections left, then the garage is go! Now to bed. I have to get up for work in 5 hours."
yesterday
Rob posted a status
"The garage is a bit behind schedule, but it's very nearly ready to go. Just need to hook Harry up and out the stop panel in place."
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Nelson Everhart posted a discussion

Pneumatic Crypt Creature

Ran across Maurice Cedeno's original Crypt Creature in September's Nuts and Volts Magazine and thought it was brilliant.  I decided I'd like to try it as a pneumatic prop, and this is the result!https://www.youtube.com/edit?video_id=XNV1Ofdrh54An Arduino is controlling the solenoid, sound, and DMX lights.  It'll fire the sequence every minute unless I trigger it early by pressing a button on a keyfob (also controls my Coffin…See More
Friday
Nelson Everhart posted a video

CryptCreature3

My pneumatic version of Maurice Cedeno's Crypt Creature. I'm using a custom Arduino controller for the solenoid, sound and DMX lights, triggered via a RF key...
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Back in my day, when you wanted to learn how to make haunt stuff, you subscribed to email lists, and sat through reflecting java pools and midi music on GeoCity sites. You would tie an onion to your belt, which was the style at the time. Now, to make an FCG cost a nickel, and in those days, nickels had pictures of bumblebees on 'em. Give me five bees for a quarter, you'd say...

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Profile Iconannette russell, William, craig blackwell and 6 more joined Garage of Evil!!
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Last weekend was a busy one for us. I think I'm still sore. Two box truck loads later, we had some 35+ flats/pieces unloaded at the house. By Sunday night it was all built. Currently we're moving in set pieces and "plussing" up the two rooms, running lighting, programming the controllers for triggered scares and working on sound. We've pulled off everything from raw material to nearly done in less than three weeks (and I get pretty cranky when grunt work gets…

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News and Announcements

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Planning

Floor plans, conceptual design, themes, back story - all things pre-build

95 discussions

Set Design and Construction

Creating the rooms, facades, environments, etc that comprise a haunt

62 discussions

Props

The individual elements you create to complete your sets

118 discussions

Haunt Tech

The technology used to create your sets, props and atmospheric elements

69 discussions

Characters

Costumes, Makeup, Acting

13 discussions

Blog Posts

2014 Prop - Electrical Transformer

Posted by Rich Sigfrit on October 23, 2014 at 10:02am 0 Comments

Spotlights on a circuit

Posted by Jeffrey Robert James on October 15, 2014 at 11:09pm 3 Comments

2014 - Gathering of the Stuffalo

Posted by Rich Sigfrit on October 6, 2014 at 8:05am 0 Comments

Caterpillar, anyone?

Posted by Ebony H-G on October 5, 2014 at 8:09pm 1 Comment

G.T.A. haunters

Posted by Peter Distefano on October 1, 2014 at 12:17pm 0 Comments

Huge Haunted Nursery

Posted by beadyeyedbrat on September 27, 2014 at 11:47pm 0 Comments

Making Monsters ... not renewed

Posted by Rich Sigfrit on September 27, 2014 at 9:31pm 2 Comments

Glossary/Terminology

Posted by Jeffrey Robert James on September 15, 2014 at 11:39pm 4 Comments

Costco Skeleton: A Bit of a Review

Posted by Rob on September 3, 2014 at 11:00pm 4 Comments

FRONT YARD HAUNT

Posted by Marvin Trowbridge on September 3, 2014 at 10:47am 8 Comments

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