Instructables: exploring - living - halloween - haunted - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:11:04 PST BLOX v1.01 Haunted Tombstone http://www.instructables.com/id/Haunted-Tombstone/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 21:22:24 PST
Ultimate Halloween Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Halloween-Decorations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/53ZL/HKVKP90X/FMM53ZLHKVKP90X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/53ZL/HKVKP90X/FMM53ZLHKVKP90X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/53ZL/HKVKP90X/FMM53ZLHKVKP90X.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit I ADORE Halloween! I grew up in a town where Halloween was and is a BIG deal. School gets out for Halloween in my home town, we have two nights of trick-or-treating and a crazy big Halloween parade. Growing up like that Halloween gets in your blood. I found instructables because I was looking f...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 13:50:29 PDT
How to Make a Skeleton & Corpse from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Skeleton-Corpse-from-Scratch/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 19:00:49 PDT
Haunting your hood on a budget! http://www.instructables.com/id/Haunting-your-hood-on-a-budget/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 11:37:08 PDT
Halloween Book props http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Book-props/
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By: Badleprechauns

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Fri, 26 Aug 2011 14:08:58 PDT
Fire House Halloween Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Fire-House-Display/
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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 10:27:22 PDT
Pirate Cannon - A working replica of a naval cannon that fires pneumatically http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Cannon---A-working-replica-of-a-naval-canno/
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Sat, 4 Nov 2006 00:33:55 PST
How to create simple animatronics- part one: using the MAKE controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-simple-animatronics-using-the-MAKE-c/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2009 11:18:16 PDT
Piecax the Poltergeist. A Troublesome Spirit in a Box. http://www.instructables.com/id/Piecax-the-Poltergeist-A-Troublesome-Spirit-in-a/
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Sat, 24 Oct 2009 16:05:26 PDT
Building a "Billie Jean" Sidewalk http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Billie-Jean-Sidewalk/
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By: flaming_pele!

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Sun, 8 Nov 2009 00:20:24 PST
Make a life-sized Batmobile Tumbler and Batman themed Halloween display http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-life-sized-Batmobile-Tumbler-and-Batman-The/
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Sun, 8 Nov 2009 15:12:48 PST
Halloween Dropping Spider http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Dropping-Spider/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2009 10:54:35 PST
Halloween Pirate Cannon (and fog machine disguiser) http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Pirate-Cannon-and-fog-machine-disguiser/
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Fri, 30 Oct 2009 21:34:29 PDT
Spooky Tesla Spirit Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Spooky-Tesla-Spirit-Radio/
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Sun, 25 Oct 2009 20:48:07 PDT
Guillotine http://www.instructables.com/id/Guillotine/
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Sat, 17 Oct 2009 08:10:50 PDT
Low cost Halloween pop-up character http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-Halloween-scary-Trash-can-pop-up-characte/
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Sat, 3 Oct 2009 21:35:20 PDT
interactive Halloween mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/interactive-Halloween-mirror/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2009 08:27:34 PDT
Over the Top Halloween Display (inc. updated Pepper's Ghost & More) http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-the-Top-Halloween-Display-inc.-updated-Peppe/
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Sun, 4 Nov 2007 18:04:54 PST
Taylor Family Haunt 2007 http://www.instructables.com/id/Taylor-Family-Haunt-2007/
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Sat, 3 Nov 2007 07:57:26 PDT
Solid-state Halloween controller and how to build a Haunted House http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-state-Halloween-controller-and-how-to-build-/
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By: ewilhelm

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Sun, 1 Oct 2006 02:45:02 PDT
Super Cheap and Easy Fog Chiller http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cheap-and-Easy-Fog-Chiller/
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Fri, 12 Oct 2007 13:22:29 PDT
Make a cool hologram illusion! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-cool-hologram-illusion!/
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Thu, 11 Oct 2007 07:36:18 PDT
Build a Pneumatically Actuated Yeti in a Cage for a Halloween Haunted House http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-pneumatically-actuated-Yeti-in-a-cage-for-/
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Sun, 1 Oct 2006 02:45:39 PDT