Some GOOD pumpkin / prop projects (collectively)

Share Photo's or Video's of Cool Haunts or Props that you have made, or Seen.
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Sun Nov 01, 2015 2:48 pm

http://makezine.com/2015/10/16/10-last- ... ing-ideas/

To EXPLAIN the number of links...
On another thread (lost to time out) which was stoneys chased by zombies cut out, I challenged DOH & STONEY to go a step further & stick a cam or 3 to make a basic automaton, ..which I have been in love with since a wee lad.
Having used food to make a moving eg dipper (shaped toast for the cam, pasta, egg, more toast & hot melt glue it really gets the concept of movement across, & materials don't come much cheaper than toast! :!con_p_wink:

THEN I moved onward, because someone I guess had to have done this with a pumpkin.. YES!!! ..the great thing about the makezine pages is they are typically well thought out, step by step, complete with basic videos...

SO I present to you...
http://makezine.com/2015/10/22/bring-yo ... movements/

[video]https://youtu.be/et8yGYkie0Q[/video]

Plus more favourites you might wish to ponder on..

http://makezine.com/2015/10/15/pick-up- ... rs-hammer/

http://makezine.com/projects/choreograp ... e-holiday/
(always wanted to trigger TNMBC's "This is Halloween" & play lights n sound as the kiddies / pumpkin gazers approach)? that link is for you!

http://makezine.com/2015/10/22/bring-yo ... movements/

http://makezine.com/2015/10/22/diresta- ... -pumpkins/

http://makezine.com/projects/arduino-co ... een-props/

This video & the proper link above can be really useful for assured tripping of your animated / activated props...

[video]https://youtu.be/yqXK4PZ1pP0[/video]
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Mon Nov 02, 2015 4:09 pm

There are some great links.

I love the cam system in the animated kin!
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Mon Nov 02, 2015 5:26 pm

This one (Adafruit) I adore..

Can see some of you hooking this up to your domeciles

"animatronic eye doorbell" ..be nice to the technology principal at your local college, suggest the students make this for you!

https://learn.adafruit.com/purple-people-eater/overview

[video]https://youtu.be/hpZ76q-TZKE[/video]
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Mon Nov 02, 2015 5:42 pm

Or fill your boots & tickle your fancies with this helpful list (grab the tech minded kids to help / make) ..

https://learn.adafruit.com/search?q=halloween

Or the very very basic, how to connect up some leds to a battery pack (e.g eyes for a pumpkin) or a cheap faceless mask & a hooded cloak ..jawa / evil ghoul

https://learn.adafruit.com/lets-put-led ... /soldering
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