Old time small coffin box

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Project by SisQMark posted 07-03-2011 12:37 AM 2904 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a little coffin box I made for my wife. She is a Halloween fanatic so I surprised her with this box. It’s only 8” long & 2 3/4” high. The main box is made out of pine with bloodwood trim. I lined the inside with red felt. She just loves it, and is now searching for a little skeleton or Dracula to put in it. This was a personal challenge for me as I have not made many boxes with multiple angles. I hope you like it. Happy woodworking!

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#1 posted 07-03-2011 12:52 AM

At first I thought you had a really small wife.


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#2 posted 07-03-2011 12:54 AM

This is pretty authentic looking. It reminds me of the old Dracula films. Nicely done!

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.

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#3 posted 07-03-2011 01:04 AM

Very authentic! I will keep you in mind if I ever need a casket built.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#4 posted 07-03-2011 03:10 AM

Nice work! The details look good.

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#5 posted 07-03-2011 09:56 PM

Brilliant job Mark. Love it.

LMAO GreginMaryland..

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#6 posted 07-04-2011 10:41 AM

It looks great. Im sure some grieving Barbies will really apreciate the detail. LOL. But seriously nice work.

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#7 posted 07-04-2011 12:57 PM

I’m glad you and your wife are still together.

I thought this web site is where you were headed when I saw the post.

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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#8 posted 07-04-2011 07:17 PM

very neat. Halloween is a fun holiday

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 07-04-2011 10:17 PM

Thanks for the comments guys.
Greg, LMAO Thanks for the comedic flare!
Woodbutcher3, Very cool web site for those wanting to put a very comical end to their marriage. (said with a chuckle)

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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