Tag: Props

Halloween links

Not doing a big Halloween thing this year due to other commitments. Saving these tips for the future… * “Monsterlist”:http://www.halloweenmonsterlist.info/. Starting point to find any kind of halloween project * “Kurt’s tool wishlist”:http://www.grimvisions.com/tools/tools-i-want-to-get. I can only aspire to Kurt’s skill […]

grimvisions on Etsy

grimvisions on Etsy – Grimvisions – Where Grim Visions Become Dark Art — nice pieces from Kurt for the halloween season. I’ve seen his work in person, very very impressive.

Halloween Ideas and Tips

Tangle of Wires: Jack o’lanterns in the tree. Does look nice. Zoybar. Seems like it might be a nice way to build some sound fx Tinker Store. I kind of like the firefly kit Prop Documents via Makezine. Nice to […]

Halloween stuff — way too late for this year

* Twitchie robot kit. Looks like fun innards for a bunch of different props. * Great singing skull. * Haunted bookshelf. Don’t love the prop but really enjoy the cam mechanism, turning simple rotary motion into something more interesting. Second […]

Boarded up windows

MAKE: Blog: DIY Halloween: Boarded up windows — one way to do this. An old post of mine with some other ideas. I built my own boarded up windows using foam board — lightweight, easy to hang with a tension […]

Basic tombstone tutorial

Here you go via Make. I wouldn’t use beaded styrofoam personally, i’d go with the blue/pink sheets of insulation, they cut a little more cleanly. But a fine guide, i like the way they used a greeting card as a […]

Halloween stuff

The Living Severed Hand! via lifehacker. Nice Halloween spell book Hallowindow via make. Truly awesome and simple as hell if you have a home theatre system you can move around. Stirring cauldron. These can look really nice all really great […]

Non-circular gears in motion

MAKE: Blog: Non-circular gears in motion — nice video. I’ve got a great set of books — “Ingenious Mechanisms”:amazon — that show how to turn one form of motion into any other form using gears, cogs, etc. Amazing what you […]

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Jhludwig's bookshelf: read

City of Saints and Madmen
Cowboy Angels
Deep State
Cleopatra: A Life
Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
A Journey: My Political Life
The Post-Birthday World
The Hunter
This Is Not a Game
Rules of Deception
Denial of Sunlight
Sixty-One Nails
The Glass Room

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