Ray Keim, at Haunted Dimensions, has created this project solely for the purposes of entertainment.

It is not to be repackaged or resold. KEEP IT FREE!
When completed, the model is approximately 9.25 inches (23 cm) high, 9.25 inches (23 cm) wide and 10 inches (26 cm) deep. Much time and effort has gone into the creation of this model of the New Orleans Square Haunted Mansion. The architectural, and artistic details are extremely accurate, however some artistic license was taken, in order to translate the mansion to paper. Please note that this project is not recommended for children. It requires a moderate degree of skill, and the use of an X-acto blade, which is extremely dangerous. I HIGHLY recommend wearing protective eyewear when using an X-acto blade! Tips can snap and fly! When printing the model, be sure that your printer is set to print at 100%. Each sheet has a logo, and page number graphic, which can be compared with other sheets, to ensure that all of your pieces are printed at a uniform size. Color printing is recommended. There are many pages to print, so be sure you have enough paper and ink! This model was designed to be printed on EPSON Matte Paper Heavyweight. Using plain paper is not recommended. The files are in .pdf format, so you will need a computer with Adobe Acrobat Reader installed. I recommend using white glue, and applying it with a toothpick. Don’t use too much glue! Needle-nose tweezers are also very useful. Become acquainted with the various pieces, and study the directions before you begin. The text instructions that accompany the illustrations are limited, so you will need a keen eye and a good sense of spatial orientation to assemble the New Orleans Square Haunted Mansion. There are many folds in the model, and it is recommended that you score the fold first, using a dull X-acto, or other fine, blunt tipped instrument. Black dashed lines represent a mountain fold (a fold which point upward), and orange dashed lines represent a valley fold (the fold points downward). The orange dashed lines are accompanied by a red “+” at each end. These are to be used as pin guides to , poke small holes at the “+” flip the sheet over, and score between the holes for a clean valley fold. To avoid confusion, after cutting out a part, lightly write the part numbers on the back with a pencil. I created this model for my own enjoyment, but choose to share it with others. By downloading this model, you agree that the success of the final product is primarily determined by the patience and skill of the builder. Have fun building your New Orleans Square Haunted Mansion, and good luck!

Welcome, foolish mortal, to The New Orleans Square Haunted Mansion Paper Model Kit!

There’s no turning back now!

Fold indicators:
To make a valley fold

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mountain fold (points to you) valley fold (points away from you)

Cutting out the windows is optional.

If you choose to remove the windows, score and assemble the 32 window inserts and 2 door insets found on page 8

Score and assemble the mansion walls. Be sure to cut all slots wide enough to allow easy tab insertions (a single cut may not be wide enough). Glue the window insert behind the corresponding window openings.

Score, fold and insert the base, 6A bottom

6A bottom

Score and fold corner pieces 5A and 5B and glue into place on building core.

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You may want to wait to do this step on page 4 if you believe it will make tab insertions easier.

Score, fold and insert top support "7A top".

Be sure the base tabs 9B and 10B are flush with bottom edges and do not protrude.

Score, fold and assemble porch pieces 9A and 10A and insert the support bases 9B and 10B.



10B 9B
Glue porch 9A into place as shown, then glue porch 10A into place. Score and fold the first floor ironwork pieces 11A, 11B, and 11C and glue into place using tabs.

Apply a small amount of glue to the back of each tab before inserting.

For a more realistic effect, print the ironwork pages on color inkjet transparancy sheets, found in most office supply stores

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Glue 15B to the tab of 15A. Score and fold the second floor ironwork pieces 13A and 14A. Page 3 . Set porch piece 12B into place. fold and insert second floor piece 12A inserting the porch tab into slot under the second floor door base. 11B and 11C. Glue 15C to tabs of 15D.Apply a few small drops of glue along the top edges of the ironwork 11A. Score and fold and construct the verandah roof pieces 115A. Also slip the center porch slot over the ironwork 11A tab. then glue pieces into place using bottom tabs. Apply a small amount of glue to the back of each tab before inserting. 15D. Score. 15C. inserting porch tab into slot under the second floor door base.15B. Fold down the long top tabs. Also glue the left edge on to the overlap of piece 12A.

if you would like to make the pediments more dimensional by adding the pediment inserts. Then attach the 15CD section using the two tabs.Optional time to insert top support "7A top". Score and prefold the portico pieces 16A and 16C. At this point use tiny drops of glue to nail down any loose areas of the porch roof and ironwork. If you chose not to do it on page 2 Apply a few small drops of glue along the top edges of the second floor ironwork 13A and 14A and along the corner edges of 5A and 5B. Carefully glue the inserts behind each triangular opening. First attach the 15AB section. and also glue to the corner flaps of the 15AB section. Optional: Cut around the heavy black line within the center triangles. inserting the roof tabs into the two wall slots. Page 4 .

and pediment 16C. Glue the pillars between the pillar supports. even pressure to ensure the pediments are flat against the core wall. and that there are no gaps between the pediments and the verandah roof. Score. and insert tabs into the slots on the verandah roof. cut and assemble the 4 pillars. being sure they are centered and straight. Keep in mind that the pillar supports on 16C SHOULD overlap the edges of the pediment base. Apply glue to the tabs and rear of each pediment. Apply gentle. Page 5 . 17B.Assemble the 8 pillar supports. and glue them within the marked areas of the porch.

then glue down 19ABCD over the rear wall tabs. The roof should have a very slight pitch angle. First glue section 18ABCD over the 6 tabs protruding from the front wall sections. Assemble the tower lantern as shown. and slide into the roof 20D until it is aligned with the art on 20B. Page 6 . then add the other sections. Apply glue around the top edge of 20B. begin by aligning and glueing 18A with 18C. and 19A with 19C.19ABCD 18ABCD When assembling the roof sections. Cutting out the windows and adding the inner core is optional. The slots on 20A are labeled to ensure proper placement and alignment of elements. 19ABCD will also need a few drops of glue to nail down the edge between roof sections.

Do not glue the end tabs until the crests are all in place. 21B. are glued to the outside of the black tabs which protrude from the roof. Glue drapes 17C & 17D over the left and right second floor railings.Glue the tower lantern into the 2 slots found in the center of the front roof 18ABCD. The roof crest pieces 21A. Glue wreath to front of pillars. Assemble and insert the 4 chimneys into their labeled slots. 21C. You are now the lord and master of your own Haunted Mansion! Congratulations! Right side Left side Rear The porch ironwork shown here was printed on ink jet transparencies Page 7 .

Glue to 2A 1A cut 2 slots 5A 5A cut 2 slots One on wall and one under 2nd floor door 5A 5A Front .

Glue to 3A 2A 5A 5A .

3A cut slot cut slot Glue to 4A 5B 5B cut slot .

Glue to 1A Cut 2 slots One on wall and one under 2nd floor door 5B 4A cut 2 slots 5B .

5A 5B cut slot Rear door cut slot 5C .

6A .

7A .

Windows -optional3rd floor windows 8C x13 2nd floor windows 8B x10 x9 1st floor windows 8A x2 1st floor doors 8D .

cut 8 slots 9A optional 9B .

10A cut 7 slots 10B optional .

Can also be printed on ink jet transparency First Floor Porch 11B 11A If printed on ink jet transparency. cut out the shutters and glue to the outside of the transparency 11C . also print 11C on paper.

First paper version Porch Floor 11B 11A If printed on ink jet transparency. cut out the shutters and glue to the outside of the transparency 11C . also print 11C on paper.

Verandah Floor 12B Cut 14 Slots 12A .

Tower rail 20E 13A Second Floor Fold back flaps Can also be printed on ink jet transparency .

Tower rail 20E 13A Second Floor paper version Fold back flaps .

Weathervane Can also be printed on ink jet transparency Second Floor 14A Fold back flaps .

Weathervane Secondversion Floor paper 14A Fold back flaps .

15A cut slot Gl ue to 15B 15B cut slot cut slot cut slot 15D Gl ue to 1 5C 15C G t lue 5C o1 .

16A Optional Insert 16B -OptionalCut around heavy black line and remove center triangles. 17B 17B 17B 17B 16C Optional Insert 16D .

Front Pillars 17B x8 17A x4 17E 17C 17D .

18E 18G Chimneys 18F cut slot 18H Front Roof cut slot t lue o1 8B 18H gl cut 2 slots g ue to 18A 18B cut slot to 18C cut 2 slots 18G glue to 18C gl ue c cut slot ut s lot 18E 18F cut slot 18A 18C 18D cut slot cut 2 slots 1 to ue gl 8D cut slot cut slot .

Rear Roof cut slot cut slot 19A o1 19B cut slot cut slot gl t ue u gl et o1 9A 9B 19D glue to 19C gl ue to 19C 18H 19C gl ue to 19D cut slot cut slot .

20B 20D 20B 20C -OptionalWindow insert needed only if windows in 20B have been removed 20C 20C 20B 20A 20C 20B cut 12 slots .Tower -OptionalCut out the 6 arched windows. Cut around the black outlines.

21A 21B Roof Crest 21C Can also be printed on ink jet transparency .

21A 21B Roof Crest paper version 21C .

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