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HHWW: Project Candidates - Stuff I Might Make One Day #2: Wooden combination lock

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Blog entry by Ted Ewen posted 06-27-2015 12:30 PM 2218 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Introduction Part 2 of HHWW: Project Candidates - Stuff I Might Make One Day series Part 3: Japanese Toolbox »

Stumbled across this interesting and informative little wooden mechanical marvel today and thought it would make a nice handwork practice piece for the coming Winter. Nights are long and Winter longer here in Scandinavia.

The project is sourced from https://woodgears.ca/combolock/index.html and plans are available for purchse there.

A reader made a wooden ‘safe’ to go along with the lock: https://woodgears.ca/combolock/ramsay.html


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-- Show us a man who never makes a mistake and we will show a man who never makes anything. The capacity for occasional blundering is inseparable from the capacity to bring things to pass.



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JoeinGa

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#1 posted 06-27-2015 01:45 PM

That’s pretty cool. Would be a great practice in patience!

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#2 posted 06-27-2015 03:40 PM

Wooden locks have always fascinated me. Someday I will try them.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 06-27-2015 05:08 PM

it looks pretty straight forward from the parts, but I say that not having tried yet :D

-- Show us a man who never makes a mistake and we will show a man who never makes anything. The capacity for occasional blundering is inseparable from the capacity to bring things to pass.

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#4 posted 06-28-2015 03:31 PM

I do need a safe, Ted. Hmmm….

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