Amazingparty decorations can really rile up a summertime BBQ crowd.
When oneInstructables userrecently needed a new wayto keep boozy refreshments ice-coldduring hissummer get-togethers, adifferent builder’sawesome DIYcooler design quicklycame tomind.
The design had detailed how to turn a normal cooler into a treasure chest full of “liquid gold.”
Totally in love withthis concept, this builder decided to recreate it with his own spin, and set off in search of the perfect cooler.
Luckily, a friend was tossing an old modelout, so he snagged it for free andbegan his build.
Covered in redwood-stainedpine plywood and adorned with oak boards stripped off an old pallet, decorative hardware, and earthy leather strap handles,this worn outcooler completely transformed into a festive icy cold treasure chest the perfect party staple.
Thanks to his expert craftsmanship and savvy upcycling sensibilities, this builder created an incrediblenew treasure chest-shaped cooler, sure to impress all his friends.
Scroll through our gallery to learn more about how this DIY-er built his awesome new cooler.