Keep yer treasures on ice, matey

Whether it's for beer or coldcuts, disguising a modern cooler at period events is always a great idea. Joshwelch9 borrowed the idea from absinth-dragon and posted his plan to turn a cooler in a cool pirate chest on Instructables. (photos)

Josh used recycled wood from pallets for his project. Both tutorials offer instructions, materials and photos on how to build the chest.