skeletons

Just a Skeleton Swinging by Itself on Your Lawn

A skeleton on a swing is one thing, but a skeleton that can swing all by itself is a truly worthy Maker’s Halloween project.

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Artist Crochets Crazy Creepy Creatures

Caitlin McCormack creates detailed crochet skeletal creatures and then uses glue to give them shape. Her creations are creepy and beautiful.

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Paper Plate Skeleton

I am not normally a fan of “cute,” but I gotta admit, this skeleton door decorator made from cleverly-cut paper plates and bits of yarn works for me, somehow. By Instructables user kazmataz. [Thanks, Kelly!]

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Centaur Skeleton

Reportedly a custom job by osteological specimen-house Skulls Unlimited, though I can find no mention of it on their site.

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A skeleton is electrocuted on Mark Csele’s porch

Our 2008 display, pictured here, featured a skeleton in an electric chair. When a kid approaches the porch the system triggers and the skeleton rises out of the chair accompanied by fog, a strobe light, and loud sounds of an electrical arc. The front window featured a rear-projection video of a large tesla coil operating with large arcs streaming everywhere to complete the ‘mad scientist’ appearance….The electric chair has a light rope for the “wires” connecting the skeleton to the chair. Upon triggering fog is released by a fog machine behind the chair, illuminated by eerie green light and a strobe light.

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