BUILDING A HALLOWEEN GRAVEYARD ENTRYWAY
will include how-to articles for building your own Halloween
Graveyard entrance using plywood and simple tools.
BUYING A HALLOWEEN GRAVEYARD ENTRYWAY
Iron Cemetery Entry" made by
Haunted Enterprises is a large, high-end Halloween decoration suitable for
either outdoor or indoor use and is a classy entrance way
into your Halloween graveyard. With its gothic styling, it
really sets the mood. But it can also be used as an
entrance into your property or even indoors as part of your
Halloween party decorations.
eight feet wide and eight feet tall at its highest point,
this unit makes a very impressive display. You
won't find any plastic on this high quality Halloween prop. Both the horizontal and
vertical frames are made from heavy-duty square steel
tubing, with real wrought iron decorative inserts welded into place.
The "Cemetery" letters are made from large metal letters, as
are the three Celtic crosses that adorn the top and sides.
We had the
opportunity to watch as one of these was being built by the
manufacturer and a lot of work and materials go into its creation.
Precise cutting of all the steel sections, bending the steel
tubing for the arch, welding the frames
together, welding in the wrought iron decorations, grinding
down and de-burring the welds, painting the unit and finally distressing
it with an antique bronze
finish. Custom painting and finishes are also available by
While the retail price of $995.00 for the
base unit might
sound like a lot to spend for one Halloween decoration,
its important to remember that this is no light-weight prop
(the basic unit weighs 125
pounds assembled.) and will last
virtually forever. They build this item to order, so be sure
to place your order as early as possible.
Setup of this
Halloween display is easy, you simply attach the two bottom
vertical raisers to the two base pieces. Then, attach the
top arch to the two top sections of the vertical raisers and
slip the top and bottom raisers together. The only tool you
need to assemble the display is a Philips screwdriver.
manufacture and sell
two separate add-on sets for this great display. The first is a
five foot tall, metal, wrought-iron style gates designed to
attach with hinges to the sides of the entry. The second option is
metal wrought-iron style fencing panels that are custom made
and sold by the linear foot. These can be attached on either
side of the entry to enhance the look, or even surround an entire
Halloween cemetery if you
For our indoor Halloween party,
we moved the table and chairs out of the dining room and positioned this unit about
three feet away from the
wall. We then placed a toe
pincher coffin, set on top of stands, against the
wall. On top of the coffin we placed a Jack O' Lantern
in the center and tray's full of treats on either side. We
adorned ours with a small amount of fake cob-webs and perched a fake
raven on top of the arch to look down at our visitors. This
coming Halloween we are going to spray the "Cemetery"
letters with invisible fluorescent
paint and illuminate it with a black light.