Make A Toe Pincher Coffin Candy Dish For Halloween
Make a toe pincher coffin candy dish for halloween is article about For Fun bookmarked by shane with ID 14071841625 was uploaded on 31-01-2019 and has been viewed 168,855 times.
For some reason I've been meaning to make a Halloween candy dish for a long time and never got around to it until this year.COFFIN STYLES I decided a coffin would probably make the most sense as a recognizable Halloween design.
My first thought was an ornate, rectangular, Dracula-style casket.The biggest problem with that plan is that a trick-or-treat candy box needs to be seen in dark conditions.A vampire coffin could come across as just another box.
The solution would be heavy ornamentation and a silky, padded lining.Then I remembered the classic 'toe-pincher' coffins you see town undertakers building in old westerns.That six-sided shape is uniquely identifiable as a coffin.
You probably won't confuse it with a jewelry box! MAKE IT LOOK RUSTIC The fun part about building this was making it look as though it had been build by one of those old west undertakers.Individual boards held together with narrower cross braces.
To make mine look even more authentic, I used scraps of pallet wood containing splits, stains, and nail holes.Although I glued it all together, I added some rusty coffin nails.PLANS If you would like to make your own, here is the cutting template I made for mine: WWMM Coffin...