In this Instructable, you will learn to make movable, lockable joints for Halloween prop limbs. With this you can make your own skeletons, and with some extra work, a massive monster freak like this guy!


Step 1: Tools and Materials

Picture of Tools and Materials



1 inch shc 40 pvc pipe

1/2 inch sch 20 pvc pipe

1/2 inch fittings

6-32x1 1/2 screw with nut

8-32 set screw

1/8 inch rod

5/8 inch long nylon spacer




pvc cutter

8-32 tap

1/8, 9/64 inch drill bits



alen key for set screws

5/16 wrench

screw driver

belt sander

super glue


dpatterson137 months ago
Thank you for letting us see all that you did!!! I have had pvc joints jostling about in my head for the past year, this helps me to put some flesh on it!
kfrohock1 year ago
Great job on the joints but love love to see how you did the rest . Amazing work
tobster9103 (author)  kfrohock1 year ago
Thank you very much! Unfortunately, the rest of that project was "how am I going to do that? I'll try that. Wow I can't believe how well that worked!" If I ever do another project like this, I will make an Instructable as I do it.