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Project by JBOO27 posted 352 days ago 1107 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a traditional Pine Box Coffin. I made it out of completely reclaimed pine wood. Using only recycled materials. If you follow me, you know how I do things.

This was meant to be a gag gift for my brother in law. I built it while he was away at a tattoo convention in SD. He is the artist that drew on the butcher’s block. After I built the coffin I got into his place and replaced his bed with this coffin. It was a very funny idea.

After it was all said and done, he asked to keep it. I told him that I will turn it into a bookshelf. So eventuality I will create shelves to fit.

Hope you guys like this!





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 352 days ago

It would get the neighbors talking as well. Fun job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 352 days ago

Good idea to keep it…might come in handy one day.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work. http://www.FineArtBoxes.com

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Kristoffer

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#3 posted 352 days ago

Nice. I built w casket shaped DVD shelf. I painted it flat black, but it still feels like it’s missing something. You don’t have that problem with pine, the wood speaks for itself. Crazy coincidence… My brother is an artist/tattoo artist too.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 350 days ago

Funny story behind a cool project! Like it. Great to put it in use as a bookshelf, very interesting.

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joein10asee

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#5 posted 349 days ago

What, no lid?

LOL

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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Moron

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#6 posted 340 days ago

make the bookshelves removable lid parts and save yourself a bundle of cash some day but have him sign a waiver so that in the unfortunate event, if the bottom gives way when pallbearers lift the departed up , Uncle Fester doesn’t make a scene : ))

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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