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Forum topic by kreitzm posted 10-11-2013 02:01 PM 916 views 0 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-11-2013 02:01 PM

My brother is involved with a group called the Society for Creative Arts. Basically they reenact medieval times. He saw this chest on a forum he goes to and sent me the link. I thought I would share it because I found it pretty impressive. Hope the link works:

http://forums.armourarchive.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=166228


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#1 posted 10-11-2013 02:10 PM

that is simply COOL.

thanks for sharing the link!

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#2 posted 10-11-2013 02:15 PM

Your welcome PurpLev. That had to take quite a bit of planning to make, he said he started it about a year ago.

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#3 posted 10-11-2013 02:15 PM

What PurpLev said.

I thought it would fold out into a work bench. What a hoot.

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#4 posted 10-11-2013 02:20 PM

Wow. Great work!

-- James

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#5 posted 10-11-2013 02:22 PM

yeah, with every picture my mind reevaluated what I thought this would turn into.

I most certainly did NOT see where this was going to by just looking at the pics…. quite impressive

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#6 posted 10-11-2013 03:19 PM

Wow! That takes “camping” to an entirely new level!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#7 posted 10-11-2013 03:22 PM

Now that is an amazing design! Well Crafted and Engineered, Makes Moving it a breeze I’m sure.

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#8 posted 10-11-2013 05:06 PM

I liked it better as a chest but damn, that is pretty clever engineering.

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#9 posted 10-11-2013 05:14 PM

SCA – Society for Creative Anachronism. I went to events for
many years.

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#10 posted 10-11-2013 05:58 PM

Loren, that is the correct title, I knew I was messing it up somewhere, thanks.

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#11 posted 10-12-2013 01:05 AM

Heh—at the first picture with the lid up, I thought “holy crap, that’s a bed!” I guess after letting enough people hit you in the head with sticks you start to see things from a certain perspective…

There are some absolutely brilliant artisans in the SCA, and some of them excel at making history extremely complicated :)

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#12 posted 10-12-2013 03:31 AM

A very interesting piece.

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#13 posted 10-12-2013 05:13 AM

wow, that is incredible. When I opened the page I thought hmm…what’s so special about this plain pine box…until I scrolled down and saw what was inside!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#14 posted 10-12-2013 05:47 AM

Very cool.

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