Step 5: Giant Spider

If you have a giant spider web, you need a giant spider to live on it.

He's made with a body of foam and duct tape, I just broke off a few pieces of foam 2x4 and taped over them to get a somewhat oblong shape. Then painted it black, I later added a red duct tape hourglass as well.

Once the body is made you get some pipe insulation and cut V shaped chunks out of it and glue it back together to make the angles of the legs.

Shove some sticks or in my case trim into the body to make places for the legs to slide on. Slide the legs on and glue them in place if needed.

To attach the head I just used twine around the jaw of the skull. I wove the legs into the web some, and used electrical tape to further secure it in place.
Wow... why didn't I look for this idea BEFORE Halloween? I love the idea of using the expandable foam to create the burned body - I'll have that on ground, next to the firepit! My husband has easy access to pallets - I never thought of using them for crosses and fences and I really appreciate the suggestion to 'break them up' to make them look aged. I think my favorite though, how sick am I? is the axe in the tree with the blood - maybe because I really do enjoy wood chopping? This all looks great and boy, you can't beat the price. GREAT instructable!

About This Instructable


20 favorites


More by carpespasm: Weave a bamboo privacy fence Battery Powered Static Nixie Tube Display Fast spray paint stencils with an electric engraver
Add instructable to: