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Hi People,

Last week you guys inspired me to attempt my first toe pincher coffin (with plans I got through searching the threads). I thought it turned out good and your kind comments inspired me yet again!

We have a year-round Halloween room in our house and we need some extra storage space. Plus, we needed an item for our witches kitchen we plan to display for Halloween.

I decided to build a toe pincher bookcase. Non Halloween months it'll be used in our room, but during Halloween it'll be a witches cupboard FILLED with potion bottles and other "kitchen" items. What else would you see in a witches kitchen but a coffin filled with "stuff" and cobwebs.

I couldn't find plans for one so I had to wing it. Here's a photo of what I came up with. It shows some temporary stuff so you can get the idea.

Let me know what you think and offer suggestions how to make it better..
 

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Thanks rocks! Nice job!
 

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How about disecting a full sized corpes into 5 sections (1 for each shelf ) only dont stack them in sequence. Put the head on the second shelf down for example.
 

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I love it! (and would also like to place an order for one! :D )
 

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How about disecting a full sized corpes into 5 sections (1 for each shelf ) only dont stack them in sequence. Put the head on the second shelf down for example.
ewwwwwwww, great idea.
 

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The only suggestion I could make is that it would look better at my house. Seriously though, that thing looks great!
 

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Very nice indeed! Something I can definitely use in my bedroom for all my knick knacks and dolls. You didn't happen to write down the specifics on how you made it did you?
 

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Very nice indeed! Something I can definitely use in my bedroom for all my knick knacks and dolls. You didn't happen to write down the specifics on how you made it did you?
You guys are so kind with your comments:). Keep those suggestions coming! It was very, very simple to build and give me a few days and I'll put up some specifics (measurements). It cost around $30 to build and it took about 3 hours to complete!

Some of the tools I used was a table saw (you can use a skill saw or jig saw if you're careful), a skill saw (to cut the coffin shape), a square (to make sure the shelves are straight), an air nailer (not necessary, you can use screws or nails), an adjustable square (for the angles) and some glue..That's it!

I plan to light it somehow and add some cobwebs perhaps?
 

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Some colored lighting would be awesome! Not that it's not great the way it is! Cobwebs too...but instead of the usual cotton stuff maybe make some kind of wood-like webbing for the corners? Just a thought, might be too time consuming.
 
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