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Prop Make and Take Ideas, Have any???

Started by Randy Goddard. Last reply by Randy Goddard Aug 12, 2013. 7 Replies

Post your ideas on here if you would like of possible props we can create for future MNTs.Continue

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Comment by Randy Goddard on August 7, 2015 at 11:51am

Getting everything ready for the How-To Halloween show in Lansing, Michigan. We will be bringing a walk through haunted house, and a make-n-take. We will also be showing our maker props as well, which show people how the animatronics, electronics, etc. are made in the props. Should be a great show.

For more information about the show, here is the link:

Comment by Randy Goddard on July 27, 2015 at 11:33am

Just had a tremendously successful Maker Faire Detroit this year. PoorManProps showed up in full force showing how we make some of our props. We also had an awesome display, which was fun for all. We received the Make Magazine Award of Merit for the second year in a row.

You can check out all the pics at our Facebook page as more come in.

Ever prop forward,


Comment by Randy Goddard on July 8, 2015 at 10:35am

Hello fellow PMPs,

Wanted to get out this information sooner than later. 
Laser Vortex (Robert Beech)
Date: Saturday, August 29th, 2015
Time: Noon
Cost: $45.00
Location: Yet to be determined
Money Due Date: July 31st, 2015 (due to shipping of materials)
2 options for payment:
1. Paypal friend payment (
2. Cash in hand to us
If you have any questions specifically about the laser vortex please email Robert Beech, for it is his design.
For any other questions or concerns please let us know.
Ever prop forward,
Comment by Randy Goddard on July 7, 2015 at 2:46pm

Afternoon Fellow PMPs,

With the summer flying by, we thought we would get out some information about our next MNT. Our own, Robert Beech, will be doing his Laser Vortex. He has done this MNT, in the past, for various venues in this country and Canada. If you have not seen what one of these can do, check out the link below. All you need supply is the fog, the Laser Vortex does the rest.

This is a great addition to any home or professional haunt.

Date: August 28th, 2015 @ Noon
Cost - $45.00 (Includes everything needed to build your very own Laser Vortex)

The location, and by what date you need your money to us by, is still being confirmed. We will get out future emails to cover those topics.

Any questions, please let us know.

Ever prop forward,

Comment by Randy Goddard on June 24, 2015 at 9:44am

Comment by Randy Goddard on June 18, 2015 at 10:03am

Good morning fellow PMPs,

Just wanted to get out a quick reminder about this coming Saturday's MNT. Yes, it is already June 20th, where has this year gone?
Keep in mind that the MNT is at a new location this time. We would like to thank Jesse and Tiffany for having us into their new home. I told them we would try not to trash it :^)

Here is their address:

35575 Oakwood Ln

Westland, MI 48186

Jesse has informed me that he has a very long driveway, not that he is bragging. So, please do not hesitate to park in his driveway.

As usual we will get started at high noon with a short meeting, then onto the build. If you would like to bring something to munch on or drink please do so. Also, if you would like to share something you built or bought please bring that along too. We will also be discussing Maker Faire which is coming up in July.

We will be accepting money for shirts at the meeting. If you can please bring exact change for the shirts that would be highly appreciated. We will be ordering shirts on the 30th.

As for tools you could bring to help, if you would like. We will be using:

1. Power Drills

2. 1/8" & 1/4" Drill Bits.

3. Phillips screw bit for drill

4. Sockets for 1/4-20 bolts

5. 1/8" Aluminum Flat bar cutters

If you have any questions please let us know.

Ever prop forward,


Comment by Randy Goddard on June 9, 2015 at 1:11pm
I have been asked about shipping of our shirts. So here is the skinny.
1 shirt - $5
2 or more shirts - $10
So, if you need your item or items shipped, please add the appropriate amount to do so to your paypal payment. 
Also, in your paypal please make sure you let me know exactly what you want and sizes.
Ever prop forward,
Comment by Randy Goddard on June 8, 2015 at 1:54pm

Maker Faire Detroit is quickly approaching. Making plans now for our 20'x40' tent area. Shooting for another great year and possibly winning the Maker Merit Award from MAKE magazine. 

Comment by Randy Goddard on June 8, 2015 at 1:38pm
Hello fellow PMPs,
After being approached at GLFF, this year, about PMP shirts, I did a quick survey and it looks like we shall make an order for shirts. Rather than just for shirts we are also throwing out other options as well, such as hoodies, etc.. The shirts will have a 12"x12" PMP logo on it. Black shirts with white logo, as shown in the added picture.
So, here is the skinny, we would like to make this order sooner than later, that way any one that comes to Maker Faire, in July, can wear their shirt. June 30th is the deadline for the shirt order.
Just like our MNTs we will accept payment for your order in two forms:
1. Paypal - (please use friend option when sending, no fees)
2. Cash/Check
        please mail checks to:
        29922 Montmorency Dr.
        Novi, MI 48377
If you are mailing a check please email us to let us know. 
You can also pay at our next MNT, which is June 20th.
Here are the costs:
Small to XL
T-shirt - $8.25
Long Sleeve Tee - $11.25
Sweatshirt - $13.95
Hoodie - $18.00
Zip Hoodie - $28.00
2XL - 3XL
T-shirt - $10.25
Long Sleeve Tee - $13.25
Sweatshirt - $15.95
Hoodie - $20.00
Zip Hoodie - $30.00
T-shirt - $11.25
Long Sleeve Tee - $14.25
Sweatshirt - $16.95
Hoodie - $21.00
Zip Hoodie - $31.00
Ever Prop Forward,
Comment by Randy Goddard on June 4, 2015 at 11:00am


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