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Vintage Retro Puzzle Box - Henpecked

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Project by KelSnake posted 01-09-2018 12:47 AM 687 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Happy New Year Guys!

Just fresh out of the holiday season I couldn’t resist getting in the shop to play a little.

In the end I made this 7 moves to open Vintage Retrofit Puzzle Box that challenges the skills of the best puzzle solvers out there.

I may add a small embellishment in the bottom of the two drawers to cover the maple pins. I am sure I have something just right somewhere.

Essentiallly, one needs to figure out how to unlock each sequence in order to unlock the next one until the two drawers slide to the back and unlock the lid.

Great fun indeed. Someone mentioned it was nsowing out, ...I never noticed, lamo!

-- Kel Snake, ~ Mystery By Design ~ http://www.woodlockplans.ca





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diverlloyd

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#1 posted 01-09-2018 03:32 AM

Very nice did you make up the plans yourself or find them somewhere?

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KelSnake

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#2 posted 01-09-2018 03:35 AM

Thanks diverlloyd, ya, these are my crazy contraptions, haha. I do teach others how to do this kinda thing. You Tube videos etc. I have some plans available on Etsy, all fun stuff.

-- Kel Snake, ~ Mystery By Design ~ http://www.woodlockplans.ca

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DeLayne Peck

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#3 posted 01-09-2018 06:03 AM

I am amazed at the patience that would take.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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#4 posted 01-09-2018 12:09 PM

Outstanding…

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#5 posted 01-09-2018 12:42 PM

Another Nice one! Your boxes look so tricky!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 01-09-2018 06:05 PM

This is a very nice looking box and shows a lot of nice features and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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KelSnake

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#7 posted 02-02-2018 11:58 PM

Thanks guys, it’s a lot of fun!

-- Kel Snake, ~ Mystery By Design ~ http://www.woodlockplans.ca

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