October 12, 2016 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Maker Update #06: Garbage Ghosts & Key Bangers

This week’s Maker Update is dedicated to taking your Halloween up a notch, with tips on costume resources, cheap and easy (and scary) DIY ghosts, 3D printed cosplay props, and site recommendations for professional haunted house props and controllers.

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Projects

Trash bag tape ghosts
http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-Bag-and-Tape-Ghosts-Wwwmonstertutorialscomgh/

Cheap Mannequin Head on Amazon
http://amzn.to/2dEnclR

Chicken Wire Ghost Bride
http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Wire-Ghost-Bride/

Neopixel Goggle Kit
https://www.adafruit.com/product/2221

Tools/Tips

5 Cosplay Communities
http://makezine.com/2016/10/03/halloween-2016-5-cosplay-communities-to-source-your-halloween-costume-inspiration/

Cosplay Tutorial
http://cosplaytutorial.com/

MyMini Factory Cosplay Collection
https://www.myminifactory.com/category/cosplay

Thingiverse Halloween Collections
https://www.thingiverse.com/glitchpudding/collections/cosplay
https://www.thingiverse.com/glitchpudding/collections/halloween

Professional Prop Shopping
http://www.frightprops.com/
http://www.monsterguts.com/store/

iFixit ProTech Toolkit
https://www.ifixit.com/Store/Parts/Pro-Tech-Toolkit/IF145-307

Maker Faires
http://makerfaire.com/map/

Maker Faire Rome Rome Italy
Maker Faire Seoul Seoul Korea
Maker Faire Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Penang Mini Maker Faire Penang Malaysia
Maker Faire Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA
Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire Colorado Springs, Colorado USA
Aarhus Mini Maker Faire Aarhus Denmark
Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire – East Bay Edition Newport, Rhode Island USA

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