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#1 of 5 Old 11-09-2009, 01:09 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I just had an idea for xmas gifts for my twin 6 year old boys. They love keys, secrets, intrigue. So I am thinking of getting locked boxes and putting stuff inside, like treasure, or a treasure map, or magic wands or potions. Any ideas on finding locked boxes? Locked wooden boxes? I will probably buy those but make stuff to put inside. Ideas are welcome!
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How about checking some craft stores? Here's a couple that I found:

https://www.craftsetc.com/store/item...cat=8&Search=Y

http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog.j...ODID=xprd75203

Here's some ideas for making your own puzzle box:

http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Secret-Lock-Box/

Hope these can at least get you started.
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Those boxes are beautiful! I love Joanns.
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Great idea! You could make them book boxes like this:http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php...ng_id=34134293 they are super easy to do yourself.
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those book boxes are awesome!
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