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Halloween Coffin Prop

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Project by Nighthawk posted 955 days ago 1833 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a joint effort with me and Hayden a good friend…. We were asked to make a full sized coffin for a halloween prop for a themed party

the Living Dead. Which is werid because halloween is not really that big here in NZ. Had a lot of fun doing making with a friend.

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Nighthawk: We start to make coffin this weekend?

Hayd3n: Yup. Do I need to bring anything?

Nighthawk: Jigsaw and anything you think that would help.

Hayd3n: A body?

Nighthawk: Only if it is the living dead and knows how to make a coffin.

Hayden: LOL


three Cross were cut and glued on to the lid and sides


Gluinga nd clamping on the crosses. Made from a recycled free standing wardrobe. I saved as much wood and pieces as I could from it.


One dones have to test these things out you know…

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz





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Bluepine38

2876 posts in 1683 days


#1 posted 955 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks, nice looking coffin you made, are those crosses supposed to keep the living
dead quiet so you can sleep at nights? Is Drysdale still playing with motorcycles down under, have not
heard anything new out of them for a while? Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 955 days ago

Abby would love it. I think she has one of her own to sleep in. Nice job. You could probably sell it for a good price. Coffins at a funeral home are terribly expensive!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Nighthawk

434 posts in 955 days


#3 posted 953 days ago

Full build… images here was alot of fun…

and we made it I was limited on the tools I had… at the start didn’t have a jigsaw or circulars saw or belt sander… though by the end of the project I did get the circular saw… lol

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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Paul Sipos

142 posts in 951 days


#4 posted 934 days ago

Alot nicer than mine, of course, I wanted mine to look that way.

-- psipos@snakebite.com

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