Build your own Halloween Grave Stones

gravestone01a

Bill of Materials

  1. 4′ x 8′ sheet of 2” thick insulation fome board. The either blue or pink stuff works great!
  2. Some 8”x11” paper
  3. Gallon or a quart of Gray paint
  4. Sand.

Tools

  1. Dremmel
  2. Straight edge
  3. Tape measure
  4. Exacto Knife
  5. Paint brush
  6. Gray Paint

Instructions

Cut out a nice slab of the insulation board. I made mine about 2′ x 1.5′

gravestone01

Either draw a epitaph on a piece of 8”x11” paper or print out a epitaph. Pin it to the board.

 

gravestone02

Next, take an Exacto Knife and trace around the edges of the lettering. It is very important to score the insulation.

gravestone03

Next, Use a Dremmel to remove the material from the lettering.

gravestone04

Next, take the board, and cover it with Gray Paint as thick as you can. While the paint is still fresh, cover it with sand.

Let it dry and the end result looks like stone.

gravestone05

dibasic
dibasic
dibasic
dibasic