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- 1/4 8″ x 2′ oak board, cut into 2 1′ pieces (this will be the top and bottom of the case)
- 11/16 x 1 3/8″ 8 ft. furring strip, cut into 2 pieces that are approx. 5 3/4″ long & 2 pieces that are 1 ft. long (these will be the sides of the wood box)
- 4 of the 1/4 8″ x 2″ oak board, cut to fit inside the box (these are the game boards)
- 1/4 x 36″ (nominal) hardwood square, cut into 2 5 1/2″ and 2 9 1/2″ pieces (Optional- for the bottom side of the top of the box- to hold the lid securely onto the box when it’s closed)
- Vacuum belt (for the hinges)
- Small finishing nails
- Small piece of rope
- 2 metal hooks
- Small metal gate handle
- Chalkboard paint
- Red craft paint
- Gorilla Wood Glue
- Zinc plated sheet metal, 12″ x 18″
- Tin snips
- Stencils (optional)
- Printed vintage map of the U.S., approximately 5 1/2″ x 10″ (I just googled and printed one I found online)
- Mod Podge
- Vice or clamp
4. Optional- Stencil the word “travel,” or any other words, onto the lid of the box.