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Pirate Rifle

Started this discussion. Last reply by IMU Mar 26, 2011. 6 Replies

Here is a picture of a gun I made for one of my skeleton pirates for this year. It's made for 1" blue foam, a section of wooden dowel rod and some craft foam for detailing.  2" Blue foam board &…Continue

Tags: rifle, prop, fake

Creating Faux Wooden Pilings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Oct 2, 2011. 2 Replies

Here is the how-to blog post:…Continue

Tags: pilings, wooden, faux

 

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Our pirate Halloween display from 2013. Had a great time and a wonderful turnout. Hope everyone had a great Halloween! Until next year ... Facebook page: htt...
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The completed shipwreck build for 2013.
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All the construction is now complete. Did some weathering and detail painting. Have a few minor details to add but I'm done with this project for this year. ...
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A quick update on the build. A little more work was done. Stained everything with a deck stain & sealer since it will be kept outside under a tarp during the...
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A few cannon tools - Sponge, Rammer & Wormer for my new cannon prop. Music by: Nox Arcana - Pirates
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Pirate Cannon Prop

My new pirate cannon prop for 2013. A 4' x 8" sonotube, blue foam, plastic bowl & ball, PVC pipe, air dry clay. Music by: Nox Arcana - Pirates
Mar 10, 2013
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Cannon tools!

Been making a few of the smaller stuff to go with my cannon. Stuff I have laying around: PVC conduit, old Gatorade bottle & and old dog toy. Its for a thing called a sponge.Here is a pic of the new cannon next to my 5' tall MM skeleton from a few years ago.See More
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The most important question! Do you build the elements that go into your haunt, and/or want to learn more about building props? Oh, and if you choose no, we're going to have to delete you.
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Animatronics
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Yard Haunt
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Cannon tools!

Posted on March 7, 2013 at 12:31pm 3 Comments

Been making a few of the smaller stuff to go with my cannon. Stuff I have laying around: PVC conduit, old Gatorade bottle & and old dog toy. Its for a thing called a sponge.

Here is a pic of the new cannon next to my 5' tall MM skeleton from a few years…

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National Haunters Convention

Posted on May 5, 2011 at 4:25pm 1 Comment

Well, the convention is this weekend and after talking with a few friends ... we are going to stop by on Saturday around 1ish. It has been decided that we are going to meet up at the Hauntcast booth (to see Denhaunt & Johnny Thunder) so we don't have to try and call/text everybody and see where everyone is on the convention floor.

 

So, if anybody is headed out to the National Haunters Convention in PA…

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How to create wooden pilings the Pirate Way!

Posted on August 5, 2010 at 9:31am 23 Comments

Faux Wood Pilings



Materials:

4” Conduit (PVC or Fiberglass)

Liquid Nails Panel Adhesive

Monster Mud

Wood or Drywall Screws

Latex Paint Colors (depending on your taste)

Hot Glue

Plastic Spoon & Cup



Optional:

¾” Manila Rope

Barnacles (bought or cast yourself)



Step 1:

Cut your conduit to the length of your choice. I wanted to have 3 at different heights: 33", 26" & 17" tall. I used fiberglass conduit for… Continue

A Photo-op Project for 2010

Posted on June 16, 2010 at 10:20am 4 Comments

So, for my yard this year I decided to add a photo-op area to my display. I wanted it to be something that draws you down the long driveway and just stop you in your tracks when you finally get to it.



The wall will be carved styrofoam panels 7 feet tall by 8 feet wide. The pirate captain is completed and stands almost 6 feet tall. I used a Barney skeleton & PVC as the frame and covered it with paper mache & monster mud clothing. It took almost 4 ½ months to complete … mainly… Continue

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At 10:17pm on June 26, 2012, The Evil Queen said…

The deal has been struck....

I have my haunt back!!

I will be staying with my original plans that were made a couple of years ago. At least that way I hope to stay on track with my original designs and layouts till 2016.

Yea!!

At 3:34am on June 23, 2012, The Evil Queen said…

Aloha my friend....

I hope to be back in the Haunted house market... Ill find out Sunday.

oh and...

Nice zombie

At 2:44pm on July 16, 2011, The Evil Queen said…
Imu mein Freund!
Wie zum Teufel sind?
At 12:39pm on June 14, 2011, The Evil Queen said…
Imu Ihr ein lustiger Kerl!
At 11:31pm on June 9, 2011, The Bloodshed Brothers said…
thanks!!! :)
At 2:38pm on February 25, 2011, creeepycathy said…

Hey!!! How ya been? :)

Been lurking over here a couple of years; finally took the plunge. Still trying to figure out my settings... just, accidentally, deleted some of my stuff. Some days it is hard being blond. LOL

Stop over any time! :)

At 10:46am on December 13, 2010, BOBZILLA said…

Thank you

At 1:42am on December 9, 2010, The Evil Queen said…
Sad but true!
No man is worthy!!!!!
At 1:42am on December 5, 2010, The Evil Queen said…
ALOHA!!!
How'z it?
At 2:09am on November 20, 2010, The Evil Queen said…
Thanks!
I love smoke blown up my butt!!!!
And that is no easy task since I stand 5'1".
 
 
 

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