How-To: Make electric candles for Halloween

How-To: Make electric candles for Halloween

Dave Gugel, of Davenport FL, knows a thing or two about outdoor Halloween decorating. He does a wee bit of it each year (see above pic). Here, he offers a how-to on turning some PVC pipe, dribbles of hot glue, and flicker lights into some pretty convincing outdoor pillar candles.

Halloween Decorations: How to Make Electric Candles


Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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