Pirate S Treasure Trunk
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Pirate's Treasure Trunk Build a Pirate's Treasure Trunk, using scrap lumber and some decorations HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >> Projects built from this plan.Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all! Handmade by: JoanneS Handmade by: JoanneS Handmade by: JoanneS Handmade by: yurra-bazain Handmade by: lmjlorenzettiAuthor Notes: For this build, I wanted to try out the concept of using something unconventional as the hinge for a lift-top box.
As I was drawing this look, the idea of adding more hardware and making it look like a pirate's treasure chest just sort of evolved.For this build instead of a regular hinge, I used a 3/8' x 2' flat angle bracket, painted and attached with screws so the bottom scr*w acts as a pivot for opening the box.
I've been told that the hinge style is kind of 'steam punk' (I had to Google that term to find out what it meant) ;) Of course, you could also use regular flat hinges instead (no larger than 1 ½' x 3 ½').
(Update 9/15/13: Made 2nd trunk, with the larger angle and substituted 1 1/4" Kreg screws for what came with it.This made the hinge sturdier, so I'm recommending to use the 1/2" x...