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Step 6: Lighthouse structure


This is essentially just a box framed from some of the cutoffs remaining from the other parts. I started out with thinking I would just go with a flat roof but it really didn't take too much more effort to build in that slightly sloped front and sides.

Layout the footprint of the roof tier extension. I just spaced it out with the width of the 1x2.

Cobble it together. It didn't look high enough so I added the 1x2 to the thickness. I guess I could have turned the base pieces on its side to build but it was an afterthought.

<p>This is an amazing idea and doesn&rsquo;t seem that hard to build. I have just the right tools up in my storage unit which have not been in operation for quite some time now so I guess it is the perfect time to gear them up with this cool project. However, I am not entirely a huge fan of Doctor Who so I might just tweak the design a little and come up with something else.</p>
<p>Thanks. It's really an exercise in making something that suits your needs and tastes. It could have turned out like the entrance to a Mayan temple, bank or bomb shelter vault...just make something, Instructables has a make a box contest going on that you could enter. Good luck.</p>
<p>sweetness!!!</p>
ok this really is awesome and I may give it a go. however the first rule of doctor who is to never abbreviate doctor ?
<p>Oh no, I may be exterminated for that. Thanks for pointing that out. I cannot go back in time to correct that though but it may be corrected in the future.</p>
If You ever are in Cardiff they have a Dr. Who exhibit at the museum. I was EXTERMINATED.
Are you referring to the Doctor Who Experience or is there something else in a museum there that I have missed?!
OMG, that sounds brilliant. Too bad I don't live there...
Good job! I love the photo next to the car lol
Make a mini doctor who doll to go inside!!
i love this
This. This is amazing. Normally I'd think I could never do something like this, but after putting together all the furniture for my bedroom, I think I can actually do it. Plus I have an uncle who's handy with this kind of thing if I'd need help. Back to Home Depot!
This is awesome :) My friend is a big Dr. Who fan, so I'm tempted to try to make this for her. Even though I have no experience with building things out of wood.
There are no fancy cuts and really you could do everything with a handsaw. You could do without the pocket hole joinery but you can even make a pocket hole jig and then you will find other projects to make. Good luck.
This is a really great instructable! I love Doctor Who, and I will most definitely be forcing my dad to make me one for christmas. :D He'll so go for it if I knit him a dalek, lol
make a cool dooor<br>
I think that the length and width are equal of the overall rectangular prism &quot;shape&quot; of the tardis
Oh be careful with the hot glue gun, guess how I know? If you can make the inside of your home beautiful, then you can make the outdoors just as beautiful especially with summer coming. Check out where I bought my outdoor swing at http://www.foreverpatiofurniture.com
SPAM. More SPAM in the link than on the outside.
But a hot glue gun is as good for outdoor use as it is for putting together blocks of S P A M !
you know what would be cool if you took one of the recordable gretting cards and recorded the TARDIS sound idk how to describe it or the doctor who theme song, and then took it out the card and taped it inside the door so ever time you opened it it would make the sound
What would be awesome is if someone made a TARDIS room entrance. That way, it would look small on the outside but be big on the inside.
You guessed my planned summer project. I want to use it as a entrance in my shed. I have actually thought of doing this since I built the TARDIS console.
A room entrance Tardis, has been done. Try visiting http://tardisbuilder.com for better information (than mine). Not sure if full scale plans can stille downloaded or not.
http://tardisbuilders.com <br>sorry...
There is one of these on the third floor of the east parallel of East Campus (Tetazoo) at MIT.
You could also put it on a dog house or pet door.
My 6yr old daughter is a Dr Who fan literally from birth, she saw this and wants one she can step into to play games. So... there goes the cupboard in the laundry! Or if she can wait we will find one after Christmas to convert. <br>When I first saw this I though it was a CUPBOARD conversion...simple cheap good idea, GOLD STAR to you sir.
Any wall cabinet can be converted. You are really just making a new face frame with doors, and fitting a slice of the roof and lamp to make it look good. Since the sides are usually obscured when pushed back against the wall, you don't have to trouble yourself with duplicating the door details for the sides...unless you want moar. I think people would do this to an entertainment console, wardrobe, refrigerator, diswasher, oven, etc...<br><br>Leave the inside shelves and the back off of the bookcase so the kids can just pass through and play. Keep the adults out.
This. is. AWESOMENESS!!
Caitlin does want her own TARDIS now to play with her dolls. Maybe I should do it up in Hello Kitty pink.
Hmmm . . . that sounds awesome, but if you did it in pink it wouldn't be the TARDIS anymore . . .
It would cover up the burn and wear marks though.
'Burn marks'?
That time travelling weathers the TARDIS.
LOL!!!!!!
does it come with books from the future? lol:] great work!
Yeah, along with a strange PM from one of the ibles staff,<br><br>ALL THESE IBLES<br>ARE YOURS TO SPAM <br>EXCEPT THE TARDIS<br>ATTEMPT NO LANDING THERE<br>USE THEM TOGETHER<br>USE THEM IN PEACE
Nice 2010: odyssey two/2061: odyssey three reference...
weird. i dunno what to make of it
You wouldn't want those books. They might contain the Vashta Nerada.
iv got a good use for a flesh eating book!
Nerds! Oh No's LOL j/k ;D
I want this in my Office.... nice and cheery and it will totally freak out everyone except the Brits
I guess it has a certain charm to it. Fits in any decor.
NICE. I was so disappointed to reach for the feature button, only to see someone beat me to it...
Awww, phail. You are losing your stalker touch.
AWESOME!!! I want one!
AWESOME!! You can make one!

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