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So, this year saw me making another Treasure Chest for the Gangshow... And this is a how to for it...

I have made a few of these over the years, and if i had the space and utensils, I would make it out of wood, as the construction would be the same.... for the curved top I would probably use some flexi ply or similar...

Anyway for your viewing delight, a cardboard treasure chest.... and an amusing picture of me as a pirate just because its fun and semi-relevant! ( I also made that costume and hat too!)

Step 1: Ahoy thar Ingredients off the starboard Cap'in

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So what am I going to need?
  • Cardboard
  • Glue gun
  • Ruler
  • Knife or Scissors
  • PVA Glue
  • Tissue paper
  • Pen/ Pencil
  • Paint brushes
  • Duct tape
  • Paint
  • Perseverance
  • Patience... I don't have very much of this... so i made sure I completed it quickly ;)
 
BrittLiv4 years ago
Your costumes are great!
Biggsy (author)  BrittLiv4 years ago
hehe thanks... I have a few more pictures of little non-i'ble projects here: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?id=689130267&aid=226196
BrittLiv Biggsy4 years ago
Hey, cool but I don't have a facebook account, maybe you can make a sideshow on Instructables.
Biggsy (author)  BrittLiv4 years ago
here you go chuck... there was too many for a slide show

http://www.instructables.com/id/Biggsys-Miscellanea/
Biggsy (author)  BrittLiv4 years ago
we'll see an let you know
This is going to come in handy as my 8 year old is planning a whole pirate b-day party with a treasure hunt around the neighborhood.
Biggsy (author)  cdawisconsin4 years ago
Ooh, you will have to let me know how you get on, it's quite simple to make, I just don't think I explained myself enough... let me see a picture if you have a go

Cheerio

Biggsy