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Stained glass windows on The Throneroom of Cedrica

I see that this popped up on HNQ, so I wanted to expand on shoover's excellent answer with a build showing one way that this could be put together for folks that may not be as familiar with LEGO ...
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How can I make church bells with a pull cord?

It sounds like you're trying to implement a fairly simple bell mechanism such as this one: You can certainly do this using some string and the pulley element that you mentioned. I'd recommend tying ...
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Stained glass windows on The Throneroom of Cedrica

From this picture and this one, you can see that the framing of the windows is formed by Turntable 2 x 2 Plate, Base in black. For the colored areas (the "stained glass"), you have a couple of ...
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How to make a street-light style torch

Tree Palm Top was used as lanterns in old pirate sets, for example 6285
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How to make a street-light style torch

1989's Eldorado Fortress from the Pirates universe had torches made from part 3959 with a single transparent stud on the "top", with the entire assembly pushed into an Erling brick. You can get a ...
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Chandelier with candles

I'll confess - my inspiration for that element in my answer to your 4 candles question came from set 10273 - Haunted House which uses it for exactly that purpose - instructions are here (180MB), it's ...
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Castle set identification (photo from 1993)

I have identified a unique part, to help with search - Panel 2 x 5 x 6 Wall with Window with Window Stones Light Gray Pattern which has been used here. It has been used in just two sets listed seen ...
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What is an effective method for breaking down and storing large sets for future rebuilds?

I don't have that particular set, but going through the instructions in reverse order and storing the parts in numbered bags will produce the most like-new rebuilding experience. You can even put ...
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Night's watch torsos

From the EBay listing you posted: Precise Molded & Printed Items (MOC-My Own Creations) Ergo, these are custom minifigs, not made by LEGO.
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How should castle doors be attached?

The Adventures Tomb 2996 set you mentioned uses shutter holders to mount the door and a 1x6x1 arch to cover the space behind the doors: It is also very common to use a 1x6x2 arch, as was done in Dark ...
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Build a narrow archway

Couple of Brick, Arch 1 x 3 x 3 pieces produce somewhat similar archway.
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How should castle doors be attached?

I have those doors, and you're right about the shutter holder bricks, which are pretty fragile. The doors each cover half the space under a 1x6x2 arch. Besides the shutter snaps, the only connection ...
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Chandelier with candles

I just realized you can put an axle through the 180 degree connectors just like you can a technic pin. Then, you just need a bush or something above the vertical axle to hold it in place.
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Complete set of 2004 Knights Kingdom card images?

Card 62 (Gargoyles) can be found near the bottom of this page: http://www.mikerayhawk.com/knights_kingdom.htm
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Castle set identification (photo from 1993)

This is pretty clearly a MOC created by combining elements from multiple Castle sets. None of the castle sets were nearly this large for one thing. The only pieces that are distinctive are the shields ...
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Decorations on drawbridge

This part is a typical wood plank with nails (which are metal) on it. There are many variations of it, and almost all of them have nails, therefore they don't really count. However I've looked at all ...
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