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UnDeRTaKer313
07-20-2008, 07:02 PM
allright im starting a thread about my home haunt hells gate.
hope these pics show you how big this is going to be





thank you and enjoy
HELLS GATE 2008

http://www.hellsgatehaunt.com (http://www.hellsgatehaunt.com)

UnDeRTaKer313
07-20-2008, 07:03 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
07-20-2008, 07:04 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
07-20-2008, 07:05 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
07-20-2008, 07:07 PM
Now it gets interesting
http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/nfran313/0717080936a.jpg

UnDeRTaKer313
07-20-2008, 07:08 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
07-20-2008, 07:09 PM
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http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/nfran313/0718081805.jpg
only the first few panels done

UnDeRTaKer313
07-20-2008, 07:11 PM
http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/nfran313/0718081805b.jpg
http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/nfran313/0719081315.jpg
about a third of the wood panels are done and shown here.

UnDeRTaKer313
07-20-2008, 07:11 PM
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drfrightner
07-20-2008, 07:20 PM
That is so cool!!!

Taking pictures of lumber being dropped is an exciting time for a haunter.

I use to take pictures myself of lumber being dropped off!!

Good luck guys!

Larry

UnDeRTaKer313
07-20-2008, 07:24 PM
thanks larry
it means a lot
hey by the way check your email i sent you some more info for the national tv home haunt thing
thanks again

SomeThingInTheIce
07-20-2008, 07:53 PM
Looks like it is going to be fun, do you get a lot of people?

UnDeRTaKer313
07-20-2008, 07:55 PM
were going to advertise and it will be open to the public.

scattered screams
07-20-2008, 08:51 PM
really looks great keep updates I enjoy looking at pics from start to finish.

TheNightMare
07-20-2008, 10:52 PM
Nice pics, I would change the size of the pics though. They are HUGE!!! Make them a little bit smaller. You don't have to just a suggestion.

UnDeRTaKer313
07-21-2008, 07:45 AM
ok yeah i will try and make them smalller thank you

shredman
07-21-2008, 01:48 PM
Looking good man..
Godaddy.com sells domain names at 9.99

scareshack
07-21-2008, 04:23 PM
Keep posting pics of it. This is gonna be cool to watch. Cant wait to see it.

scareshack
07-21-2008, 04:25 PM
Looking good man..
Godaddy.com sells domain names at 9.99
I second that suggestion. Plus they have sales on domain names when u sign up for hosting. Think there lowest hosting plan is 2.99 a month and they have kick butt service i think.

AW
07-21-2008, 04:28 PM
switch one word that means the same thing and this turns into a really weird thread

Jim Warfield
07-21-2008, 07:08 PM
Well "AW", Larry said, didn't he, that he used to take pictures everytime his wood dropped off!
My parents spent alot of money buying tabloid newspapers and I never saw any of Larry's possible pictures, I "wood" think they would have been in there sometime?

thehauntedhollows
07-22-2008, 10:53 PM
www.000webhost.com

That is free web hosting, they have cpanel and everything.

Question for everybody:

Does the OSB they had delivered in the pics get ruined in the rain?
People tell me it will warp and "fall apart" in the rain. We are currently building 8' by 16' cabins, and wondering if we can use OSB since it's much cheaper, or should we spend double for real plywood??

Thanks.
Ben

AW
07-23-2008, 08:04 AM
OSB is not good outdoors - even if you paint it and seal it plywood will still outlast it - with the additional cost of the extra paint and labor it is better just to go with plywood - for cabins we scavenged old pallets and tore them apart - free wood and already weathered

UnDeRTaKer313
07-23-2008, 08:41 AM
yeah my uncle is a home builder and he said that is wont warp in the rain but the edges will expand and start to weeken alot

damon carson
07-23-2008, 01:20 PM
Good pics! Thanks for sharing! And Good Luck!
Damon

UnDeRTaKer313
07-23-2008, 02:21 PM
YES
we used both of your ideas.
We bought the domain from go daddy for 10 bucks
and we are the 000webhost.com is our host. works very nicely
so here is our website that is currently in construction

www.hellsgatehaunt.com

thehauntedhollows
07-23-2008, 04:50 PM
AW- We are in the process of building 3 cabins right now. They are 8 foot by 16 foot. We have about 200 pallets that were delivered to us free. I would LOVE to be able to use this for the cabins, so that we do not have to spend the money on the plywood, and we could use something we already have.

So, how do you pull those things apart? I have tried and they are pretty difficult, and a lot of them are made of oak, and hard to nail into.

Also, I am wondering how you made the cabins with it. If you would be willing to post some pictures, that would be great!


Thanks very much.
Ben

Jim Warfield
07-23-2008, 07:57 PM
A circular saw right through the edge where the thicker support piece is attached, making that little board as long as you can.
You also might have to drill pilot holes in oak pallet boards to have a chance to pound a nail or drill a screw through them.
(Now you know why they were free!)
Which is more precious to you, the cost of materials or your own time? (Time spent getting ready to build, time spent ripping apart)
The materials cost was always my worry and since I'm open here every night I wasn't concerned about a nights deadline for compleation.

NightMareManor
07-23-2008, 08:46 PM
here ya go..

AW
07-24-2008, 07:04 AM
Jim is right best way is chainsaw - I turn loose one of the Jr. guys with a mini prybar or wonder bar and a hammer - it takes a while but the trade off is most of the time the pallets area aged and saves time on the finished side when its time to detail - I try to trim the boards to a uniform size so I have a set center to build the frames - we do frame sections and screw them together than put on the pallet wood - another good source is we buy bundles of slabs from lumber mills
slabs are the 1st cut of a tree when they go to square the tree up to turn it into lumber - We got a whole dumptruck load for $75.00 enough wood to make 4 full size cabins - we had a lot of waste scraps that we used for fire wood .

thehauntedhollows
07-24-2008, 10:06 AM
how i would long to see a picture of a cabin with slabs......

AW
07-24-2008, 10:29 AM
My scanner is down - I will see if I have any on any of my cd's

thehauntedhollows
07-24-2008, 12:06 PM
nice,

thanks in advance

Jim Warfield
07-24-2008, 07:45 PM
I just built a doorway looking sort of like it used to be a cabin..and some people were afraid to walk through it, it looked "Too Scary!"
A little low fog and some dim lighting helped sell it.
It was in my backyard which is a scary place anyway, woodsie, dark, live critters running around, the creek nearby and some people have claimed to have had supernatural experiences there

shredman
08-04-2008, 10:47 AM
Osb shold be ok with weather proofer

UnDeRTaKer313
08-09-2008, 04:06 PM
we got a lot done in last few weeks.
check out some of the pics.
http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/nfran313/0809081620.jpg
http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/nfran313/0808082120b.jpg

UnDeRTaKer313
08-09-2008, 10:20 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
08-09-2008, 10:21 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
08-09-2008, 10:23 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
08-09-2008, 10:24 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
08-09-2008, 10:32 PM
love to hear from you all
let me know what you think
any tips or comments are appreciated

Kevin Dells
08-10-2008, 08:16 AM
Looks good undertaker, you guys are moving alomg nicely !


Hollows, i work with oak everyday so iv'e learned a few things.

Getting pallets apart, next to impossible and as pointed out very time consuming.

Tricks to putting oak stock up. If your going to drywall screw everything, then you will need to predrill your screw holes with maybe an 1/8 inch drill bit this will cause the oak not to split.

Secondly buy a 2 dollar toilet wax ring and put a dab on each screw before you drive it in.

UnDeRTaKer313
08-10-2008, 12:22 PM
as you can see in the second to last pic. putting up panels in grass means that they are not going t oline up properly.
any advice on how to get then to sit flush or how to secure them togethor.

damon carson
08-11-2008, 03:26 PM
In the lower or uneven spots in your yard you can maybe wedge or hammer in wood slats or pieces of cut 2x4 if needed. Just an idea hope it works! Its looking good! Keep the pics coming!
Damon

UnDeRTaKer313
08-14-2008, 03:56 PM
we are going to be busy these next few days. But on Saturday we are going to start construction on one of the largest single rooms of the haunt. I will upload pics thoughout that week.

thehauntedhollows
08-14-2008, 04:37 PM
Hey Undertaker,
It looks great. You are outfitting the panels to be very professional, and realistic looking. You have incredible potential and I am sure you will finish with an awesome haunt.

You should definitly post your video of your haunt on this thread so we can see it, the video that you submitted to "Larry's Best Home Haunt" contest.

Or maybe that contest still gets you angry inside.... hahahaha.

So can't wait to see the final product and a walkthru video after halloween.

Also, you mentioned in a previous thread you are going pro next year?
How are you able to do that at like, 16 or 17? What about school, and finding a building to use?

I guess you could always take the Warfield route and use your home as the haunt. Except I don't know how your parents will feel about that........

"Nick, I can't find my slippers"

"Oh, those old slippers- check the Vampire Bride in room 2"

"By room 2 are you referring to my bedroom?"

"Not anymore- the bed is on the roof along with your other belongings- I'm trying to outdo the Ravens Grin Inn, so I can be #1 home haunt. Then Larry will see what was coming to him all along..."

UnDeRTaKer313
08-14-2008, 05:00 PM
WOW lmfao thats great !!
yes, if all goes as planned we will rent out a building next year, we have a lot of contacts that can help us, and my parents will help us with all the stuff that requires us to be 18 or 21, like renting the building, insurance, electrical and stuff like that. We will then just pay them for it all.
As for my video i dont want to put it on here right now, because i dont want to give people the wrong idea of my haunt. Last years haunt is going to be nothing compared to what we are doing this year and i dont what peple to judge our haunt from last years.
But i will be taking footage of the asylum once it is up next week and will upload that.

Hope everyone is doing well on there haunts, dosent seem like the pro haunts got much time till they open up. Im excited to see what you all have to offer this year.

UnDeRTaKer313
08-14-2008, 05:02 PM
http://www.haunternet.com/rankings (http://www.haunternet.com/rankings)
read the top and it will explain how to vote, i would really appreciate it if you all could vote, it dosent take more that a minute or two.
Thank you so much

NightMareManor
08-15-2008, 09:02 PM
Heres that banner you asked for.

UnDeRTaKer313
08-15-2008, 09:07 PM
THANK YOU
your the best Sean

NightMareManor
08-15-2008, 09:41 PM
Heres the flyer.

TheCareTaker
08-17-2008, 02:18 PM
nice work keep it up.

UnDeRTaKer313
08-17-2008, 03:33 PM
ok, heres a question.
were deciding wether to have the haunt in the front which will mean we are going to have to build all the rooms now, detail them and set them up, then take them down and label where everything was, and then a few weeks before set them up in the front yard.
Or we just got the option to set the whole thing up in the backyard, which means we can make it a lot more detailed and more organized, and what not. except we are going to loose a ton of curb apoeal. it will loose a lot of its impact on the quest when they drive by, but if they go into the back for the haunt it will be more amazing than ever imagined.

IDK tough desision. either way, were working on some rooms are below are some pics of the room we are working on, its actually half the size of what the full room will be when its done,

UnDeRTaKer313
08-17-2008, 03:50 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
08-17-2008, 03:51 PM
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TheCareTaker
08-17-2008, 04:04 PM
I say go for the back but maybee put some type of set or seen up front directing them to the back yard. It may be less trafic this year but may recoupe next when the word gets outs. I say go with what you enjoy and with what makes you get that creativity out of your syste. If that is posible

UnDeRTaKer313
08-17-2008, 04:14 PM
i agree, i believe im going with the backyard, but i have to double check, because that essentially means i will have a 2000 to 3000 square foot structure in my backyard to decorate and work on for 2 full months i will be able to do so much, it will be great.
plus i will essentially be constructed in the nest few weeks, which means i wont have to stress out as much and i can relax and maybe open it up for another week or two, and it will give me time to decorate the front and make sure i still got some curb appeal. just have to work out some details. my overall square footage will go down though, cause im using the backyard as the haunt, so i wont have 15,000 anymore, it will be like 10,000. which kinda sucks, but still really impressive,

shawnc
08-18-2008, 01:20 AM
Set it up in back and build a facade for the front. You could cover the whole front of the house, or build something freestanding off to the side where the entrance is. This would be easy to set up and take down for storage until October.

shredman
08-18-2008, 07:13 AM
I agree with shawn, My haunt is made out of trails, panels, and black plastic, and I am building a facade to hide all that

Jim Warfield
08-18-2008, 07:59 AM
When the customer is deciding whether to spend the money to buy the ticket.
Nobody likes to get ripped off, paying too much for too little of a haunted experience?
A small place that decides to do more of a storytelling show fills the alloted showtime without needing a vast building or woods.
Only past customers will know this going in to it though.
Here comes the facade!
I drew a cartoon of a huge, impressive facade and behind it was a little oval-shaped camping trailer with an old fat man sitting there petting his cat. (self-portrait)
All summer long my house is hidden in a ton of live vines , fooling some first-timers as to how big the house actually is, but if they have driven quite awhile to get here they still usually give me a chance and buy their ticket, THEN I get to proceed to attempt to impress them.

UnDeRTaKer313
08-20-2008, 09:23 PM
BUSY BUSY BUSY!!!
These are pics from the set up in last few day.
Everything up now is just a small portion of the structure, It is about a fifth, at best of the final structure.
This is going to be amazing.
Let me know what you all think.

more pics will be coming tommorow.
We will be meeting with sponsors to discuss getting more funding.
We are going to go and collect several hundred cases of donated energy drinks for the event on sunday.
Further details to come, but for right now were doing great and keeping busy.

UnDeRTaKer313
08-20-2008, 09:25 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
08-20-2008, 09:26 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
08-20-2008, 09:27 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
08-20-2008, 09:28 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
08-20-2008, 09:29 PM
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UnDeRTaKer313
08-20-2008, 09:32 PM
These are pics of our proof of concept, to see if we can build our own claustrophobia tunnel. We decided its possible. and that we are now going to make one 16 feet long and out of several layers, and different material and see how it works out.
We will hopefully have supplies tommorow, so i will let you know how well it is.

http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0820081436a.jpg
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http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0820081447d.jpg

again this is just to see if it can be done and now we will reconstruct it with the proper materials.
please give me all your input on this.
thank you

scattered screams
08-20-2008, 09:54 PM
you are getting it done keep up the good work, and keep sending those pics.

TheNightMare
08-20-2008, 10:11 PM
Perceived Size Matters

That what she said...

mindtumor
08-21-2008, 07:36 AM
Looks pretty good! Is that you in the pictures? You look a little bit like Harry Potter(which is kind of cool).

damon carson
08-21-2008, 03:54 PM
This is coming together nicely! I have to give you credit your pics and everything your posting is more than most haunters even do on here. You really have a good start I will give you that! Is your haunt gonna be open air? Or are you covering it all w/tarps? Are you gonna have a facade? And how did those walls even out okay? Did you have to shim a few up? Well keep the pics coming looks like its coming together great!
Damon

UnDeRTaKer313
08-21-2008, 06:27 PM
were going to put tarps on temporarily, and then begining of october we will construct a framework for the black plastic roof, which will be several layers of 6 mill black plastic sheeting and wood frame.
We took the walls and clamped them even before we even screwed so they were tight togethor and even.
also we are going to have actually a few facades, a huge arch in front yard, a small entrance to que line, and the front of the haunt will be a facade that is constructed once all the rooms are done. It is going to be amazing.

UnDeRTaKer313
08-21-2008, 06:36 PM
http://www.haunternet.com/news/188

shredman
08-21-2008, 06:48 PM
Looking good man!

scareshack
08-21-2008, 07:22 PM
Looking super awesome.....love it!

UnDeRTaKer313
08-21-2008, 10:33 PM
THANKS everyone
and that is my cousin in the picture, but i look exactly like him, we both get people saying we look like harry potter all the time its hilarious lol.
Well were working extremely hard all week, so im just going to post a few of the pics of what we were up to today cause im exhausted. and then i will upload more tomorrow.
NEWS CREWS COME TOMORROW!!

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These doors will have an actor that busts through them slamming them against the walls. We are working on the saftey rail right now to make sure people dont get to close and get hurt when the doors fly open. Its really cool, and its really neat we could do this sort of an effect safley.

UnDeRTaKer313
08-21-2008, 10:34 PM
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Nightgore
08-21-2008, 10:38 PM
Good looking pics man, your haunt is coming along VERY nicely! I'm also digging that Killswitch shirt! ;) Keep up that hard work guys, it's really showin! -Tyler

UnDeRTaKer313
08-21-2008, 10:41 PM
Thanks man, were working so much, to try and get as much done as possible before school starts.
Oh and we were also listening to killswitch most of the day lol. GreatStuff!!

bodybagging
08-22-2008, 06:00 AM
WOW! You Guys are kicking BUTT! a quicky suggestion on your delimma about front yard back yard. Ive always set up a elaborate cemetery scene the first of October in my frontyard, Its Lit every night, put a sign out warning of the terror to come, and by Halloween, youll have so much traffic youll be amazed! we put thru 4500 in 3 night span last season.
Its kinda sas this year, because we are doing our pro haunt 75 miles away, and people keep coming by trying to peek into the back yard to see what we are working on, and theres nothing there!

Good Luck and happy Hauntings!

UnDeRTaKer313
08-22-2008, 08:19 AM
http://www.legionsofthenight.com/haunts (http://www.legionsofthenight.com/haunts)

thehauntedhollows
08-22-2008, 12:05 PM
Nice work!
It shows how much time and effort you are putting into this!

Keep up the awesome work.

Also, if your homemade version of the claustrophobia thing works out, you should let us know how you do it so we can try as well.

Thanks,
Ben

UnDeRTaKer313
08-22-2008, 02:17 PM
Absolutely, i will let you all know how i did the final one.

AW
08-22-2008, 03:17 PM
You guys look like you are kicking butt - nice jod but I still cringe when I see someone using OSB VS plywood - Been there done that -the extra wear and tear you get from plywood over OSB has always been well worth the money after we did our 1st haunt that was subject to any type of dampness - What type of siol are you building on - if it is sandy at least you will not get standing water -plus if you put a primer coat of cheap paint you will protect it a little
Aven
www.frightfactory.tv
www.frightfulnights.com

UnDeRTaKer313
08-22-2008, 05:49 PM
we are on extremely sandy soil, and we are buying the severe weather exterior paint for the outside and the inside has all heavy duty exterior paint as well that protects it. Plus there is a roof so most of the inside will be fine.
idk, i havent had a problem with it yet. ill yet you know

UnDeRTaKer313
08-22-2008, 10:16 PM
Today was a slow working day.
we are had camera crews taking pics for the paper.
i was on the phone all day working out our donations.

But what we got done was installed a prop that falls from ceiling and slams against the wall. we got some shutters up. and we hollowed out that dresser to give an actor a place to hide. we also are woring on material for the roof of the first room.

UnDeRTaKer313
08-22-2008, 10:20 PM
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0822081927c.jpg
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http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0822081927.jpg

UnDeRTaKer313
08-22-2008, 10:23 PM
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0822081221a.jpg
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UnDeRTaKer313
08-22-2008, 10:24 PM
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0822081234c.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0822081629.jpg
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http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0822081221.jpg

Nightgore
08-23-2008, 08:10 AM
Awesome man, you guys are doing an awesome job! -Tyler

damon carson
08-23-2008, 12:00 PM
Is it just you and your cousin building this or have you had any adult help? If not you guys have sure done your homework! Looking good!
Damon

UnDeRTaKer313
08-23-2008, 12:09 PM
We have done it all. i can prove it cause my parents are at work all day, and we work on it while there at work, so they dont have time to help.
All we ask of them is to give up there yard and garage for a few months lmfao.

But yeah we know what were doing. lol

UnDeRTaKer313
08-23-2008, 04:46 PM
Thermometer measured 120 degrees inside our haunt today, so we worked on some props on cleaned the workshop up.
Sorry no pics

SomeThingInTheIce
08-23-2008, 04:56 PM
Very nice, I see you doing very well in the world of haunting. Keep up the good work.

shredman
08-24-2008, 10:06 AM
Lol... 120 degrees... Keep up the good work!

UnDeRTaKer313
08-24-2008, 06:03 PM
WE ALMOST HAVE THE ENTIRE STRUCTURE DONE!!!!!
today we got a bunch of helpers over and we got all of the wood panels up.
We still have to add the asylum and we have to make the outdoor walkthrough all around the structure. Just the backyard structure will be about twice as large as this. But the other half will be the outdoor walkthrough.
We will also have many scenes and stuff between the front and the back.
We are going to have the graveyard in the front and the queline will be decorated as well.

UnDeRTaKer313
08-24-2008, 06:33 PM
after today im too tired to even move, so i am not uploading pictures tonight,
http://s517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/?special_track=nav_album_album
there the link to our photobucket with the pics of today though

UnDeRTaKer313
08-26-2008, 08:40 PM
its getting bigger everyday,
this is just what the inside wooden structure will be. We will have a mindblowing facade, and we are going to have paths and stuff all the way around the structure. The actual walkthrough will stretch across the entire back yard. but there also the graveyard and sweet que line area. Its just massive.

http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Construction/IMG_0590.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Construction/IMG_0591.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Construction/IMG_0552.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Construction/IMG_0556.jpg

UnDeRTaKer313
08-26-2008, 08:41 PM
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Construction/IMG_0550.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Construction/0824081651a.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Construction/0824081651.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Construction/0824081609.jpg

that big open area we just decided to change from a black maze into a really crazy chainlink fence maze. Its going to be amazing. The chainlink will be coming soon, and we will start framework soon.

SomeThingInTheIce
08-27-2008, 11:39 AM
How old are you? No need to answer that, I'm just very impressed that you are doing this at a young age and building a indoor haunt outdoors, very cool, very cool. Your freinds must think you are the bomb. (Do kids say that any more?) Anyway keep us up dated and good luck.

AW
08-27-2008, 11:53 AM
Yeah - When I was your age( crap I sound like my Dad) We had to use cardboard appliance boxes ,black plastic and duct tape in my parents basement
Aven
www.frightfactory.tv
www.frightfulnights.com

damon carson
08-27-2008, 12:42 PM
Where do you live and are you in city limits? Has the city had to inspect your structure? Or do you live in a small enough town where they dont care? Is this gonna be free for trick or treaters? Or you tryin to charge some kind of admission? Have you looked into any of these things? Just wondering alot of citys dont allow home haunts anymore.
Damon

UnDeRTaKer313
08-27-2008, 03:50 PM
AAHAHAHAHHHH HELP!!! ZONING CALLED US TODAY AND I THINK WERE GOING TO GET SHUT DOWN!!!!
what are some tips and help you can give me to get them to let us keep this up, we live in a township too which makes it worse

damon carson
08-27-2008, 05:42 PM
Are you serious? If so this sucks! i can give you a few suggestions. The roof or tarps will probably have to go! You may have to cut more exits so you have exits every 50ft. Thats all depending how large your structure is. ? Maybe fireextinguishers in every room would help. Depending on how many nights you are running it you could get some volunteer fireman to donate some time to help with it. I dont know try everything you can to stay open. Ask them what you need to do and maybe they will work with you. Throw some of those ideas at them if they dont suggest it. Im sure more people can give you suggestions as well.
Good luck. Dont give up yet. Worse comes to worse move it to a friends house in the country and throw a big party.
Damon

UnDeRTaKer313
08-29-2008, 08:42 PM
ok the building inspector never showed up today so who knows what will happen.
I think we are going to be ok we talked with him over the phone and he was all for it, hes gong to see what he can do. i will let you all know.
However we just have to keep working so heres what we got done in the 2 hours we had to work today. Pretty quick EH
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0829081642.jpg
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UnDeRTaKer313
08-29-2008, 08:43 PM
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0829081832a.jpg
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http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0829082120a.jpg

UnDeRTaKer313
08-29-2008, 08:44 PM
i am not quite happy with the way the lathe wall turned out. any suggestions or thoughts.

also that is just the base coat on the carnevil room. that room is going to be so crazy.

damon carson
08-30-2008, 12:40 PM
Maybe putting the rows of lathe closer and putting gaps into 1 or 2 foot spaces. Leave about a 2 or 3 ft gaps. You can put on thin sheets of masonite w wallpaper and cut it different shapes to make it look like plaster is falling off the walls.
Damon

UnDeRTaKer313
08-30-2008, 01:35 PM
thanks im finishing it up as we speak and when its all done i think it will look better.
Were going for like an semi industrial look. We will be putting in piping and what not with fog and air blasters and stuff. Its going to be amazing.

UnDeRTaKer313
09-02-2008, 07:47 PM
OK i got some news.
apparently we will have 60 days from when the inspector comes to get a permit or take it down, so were fine cause even if he comes tommorow we will have 60 days till halloween. He really loves what were doing but since there was a complaint he just has to follow procedure. I talked with all the other neighbors and they love what were doing also and they got so mad when i told them our one neighbor called the zoning. There all there to help us as well. plus our uncles who are sponsoring us said to keep it up and they will pay the fines lol. so no worries here folks lol.

Alright now onto the haunt progress....

UnDeRTaKer313
09-02-2008, 07:51 PM
Ok we got almost the entire main haunt done. We are going to finish all construction this weekend and detail and props in place next weekend after that. Then thrid weekend we will shoot the video for fearnet's contest.
I am going to need all of your support on advertising us for the fearnet contest. If there is anyway that you guys could get people to vote for us it would be appreciated, you would be making my dreams of going pro while still in high school possible. I will give you all more info soon.

NOW HERES THE PICS HAAHAHA!!

http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0901081715.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0901081714b.jpg
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http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0901081710a.jpg

This is base coat of paint in slaughterhouse.

UnDeRTaKer313
09-02-2008, 07:52 PM
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0901081710b.jpg
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http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0901081715a.jpg
slaughterhouse and pop up table

UnDeRTaKer313
09-02-2008, 07:53 PM
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0902081945.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0902081944a.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0902081944.jpg

ARIEL/LADDER VIEWS

UnDeRTaKer313
09-02-2008, 07:53 PM
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0901081713b.jpg
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http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0901081712b.jpg

UnDeRTaKer313
09-02-2008, 07:54 PM
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0901081714.jpg
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http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0901081711b.jpg

UnDeRTaKer313
09-02-2008, 07:56 PM
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0901081712.jpg
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http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/0901081709.jpg

front of house. The facade will be going up this weekend.
Chain link fence maze is going up this weekend as well.
Torture chamber is in the works. ugg lol

dshaunt
09-02-2008, 08:55 PM
Holy Sh*t...you guys are doing amazing, the blood walls look just like something i had last year, but i repainted them (bad idea). I love the pop-up table, just started laughing thinking of how bad that is gunno scare people. are you gunno have a body or something on top? I wish I could shoot video for fearnet but mine wont be up and running till the day before =(. Great job cant wait to see more!!!

UnDeRTaKer313
09-03-2008, 05:38 AM
yeah i know like honestly i walked by and my cousin pops the table up and i jumped. its going to freak them out. lol

yeah im not done with paint and stuff in the butcher either but it looks perty nice hah

Also yeah we decided from the begining that we need to get this thing done by october even though we wont open untill the 24,25,30, and 31. cause we are starting a haunt buisness and pro haunt with the money. Im so excited i think we got a really good chance at this contest if our video is good.

I will upload videos and more pics soon.

damon carson
09-03-2008, 10:15 AM
Looking good. How many rooms are you gonna have and what are the themes.
Damon

bodybagging
09-03-2008, 11:17 AM
Gotta love the old 60 days to conform to the rules or tear it down trick! I know alot of smaller attractions in Detroit that got away with that for years!

Good luck with your project and happy hauntings!

UnDeRTaKer313
09-03-2008, 05:34 PM
BUILDING INSPECTOR GAVE US THE OK!!!

YEAH!! the building inspector called today and said he thought what we were doing was so amazing that he made tons of calls all over the nation and said that it was fine and that we dont need a permit as long as we dont have a roof.
IM SO EXCITED. THIS IS AMAZING!!!

alrright so here are the themes

Huge graveyard walkthrough in front
decorated crypt style entrance
old manion intro room
old mansion room
industrial room
claustrophobia tunnels
Chainlink fence maze
Clown room /Carnevil
Slaughterhouse
Dungeon Torture chamber
Asylum
Enormous outdoor frightzone walkthrough around entire haunt.

thehauntedhollows
09-03-2008, 06:33 PM
don't forget he means no tarp roof when it is open, and people are going thru it. You can still use tarp until you open, so the rain does not harm all your hard work.

Also, how are you making a homemade claustrophobia tunnel?
We would absolutely love to have one in our outdoor attraction.


Thanks.
Ben

shawnc
09-03-2008, 10:42 PM
Glad to hear everything went ok with the inspector. I'd like to see how you put up the posts for the chainlink maze. I have thought about doing it a few times but couldn't figure out an easy way to make it sturdy enough to stand up to lots of pushing.

Ben, there were some photos a few pages back of the tunnel but they aren't there anymore.

UnDeRTaKer313
09-04-2008, 05:19 AM
ugg Sorry guys didnt even notice that those pics were gone.
Im going to start a new thread after the 20th of septmber.
we will have our video done and have pics of it finished,
The news crews will be going through finished product on sptember 20th for a test run.

TheNightMare
09-07-2008, 02:45 AM
Ambitious.

UnDeRTaKer313
09-08-2008, 06:05 AM
yep thats what its all about.

UnDeRTaKer313
09-30-2008, 05:47 AM
new pics
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Lighting/104_0115.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Lighting/104_0118.jpg
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http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Lighting/104_0125.jpg

UnDeRTaKer313
09-30-2008, 05:48 AM
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Lighting/104_0101.jpg
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http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Lighting/104_0087.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Lighting/104_0078.jpg

UnDeRTaKer313
09-30-2008, 05:49 AM
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Lighting/104_0071.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Lighting/104_0068.jpg
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u331/undertakerha13/2008%20Lighting/104_0062.jpg

VIDEO WILL BE UP MID_END WEEKISH!!

had camera crew here sunday night and there editing it now

TheCareTaker
09-30-2008, 09:44 PM
as usual those are great sets man. the imagination and artistic abilities of others is always one which impreses me. keep up the great your customers whould enjoy it in a sick way.

drfrightner
09-30-2008, 09:58 PM
One of these days I'm going to give up haunting and do a home haunt like you guys...I'm sure you enjoy every breath of spray paint! LOL

Good job.

Larry

UnDeRTaKer313
10-01-2008, 05:32 AM
thank you
video will be up in 24 hours

UnDeRTaKer313
10-01-2008, 07:06 PM
KYsBTdm8ZFg

let me know what you think

Ruafraid
10-01-2008, 07:20 PM
I love it wish I could come see it. Great Video looks like you guys are having a great time and some people are gonna get a good scare.

UnDeRTaKer313
10-01-2008, 07:39 PM
thanks man.
whoever comes out is in for one heck of a scare. Im not lying it is probably the most intense haunted house ive seen and im not just saying that cause its mine, lol
like were done with it now so for the next months we have devoted entirely to making it more intense and over the top. I mean we have a freaking huge air cannon in the claustrophobia hallway, We got actors crawling all over the walls and ceiling. We got rigging systems for actors in the last room to hang from ceiling, we got vibrating floors. Were using like 20 actors for the whole thing.
Its going to be amazing. Hope we have a good turnout.
Also i will need all of your help when it comes time to getting my name out there for the fearnet.com contest, im starting proffesional haunt next year and this would really help out. Thank you

dshaunt
10-01-2008, 07:52 PM
wow that was pretty intense, you guys realy did a great job...good luck

i just finshed putting all my walls up today, but theres still a lot more work to be done.

Thank God your in Toledo or else everyone would be at your haunt and not mine hahaha

UnDeRTaKer313
10-01-2008, 08:13 PM
thank you man,
i hope you get a good turnout,
hey upload pics of your construction