A Little Coffin?????

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Project by rtravln1 posted 05-08-2012 01:21 AM 1455 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Need a little help here guys. I made this box out of plywood and pecan. Problem is that it looks like a sarcophagus. Anyone have any ideas what I can liven it up a bit with?????

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#1 posted 05-08-2012 01:34 AM

It looks as if you have some places for crushed stone inlay.

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#2 posted 05-08-2012 02:05 AM

How about a lock and knob to open it by. Good luck sir.

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#3 posted 05-08-2012 02:58 AM

I dont know, I think just a nice finish and it will be done. Sometimes simple is the way to go.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#4 posted 05-08-2012 04:12 AM

How about putting some feet on it? Have a play with curves, perhaps not quite Queen Ann style, just something that will lift it up and complement the shape that is already there.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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#5 posted 05-08-2012 05:33 PM

Punch holes in each end and call it a Condo Birdhouse !
or make it and Egyptian box with phnix and things.

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#6 posted 04-09-2013 10:43 PM

Pinstripes! Fox tails, twin radio antennas… :-)


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#7 posted 04-09-2013 10:48 PM

Paint it!


Whoa… did I just say that out loud?????

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