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Project by mudbone posted 11-29-2010 02:52 AM 4430 views 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i just finished 6 more wooden locks. some of my freinds saw my first one and wanted them for gifts. boy what a job! took longer than i thought.

-- Rick

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#1 posted 11-29-2010 03:08 AM

Marvelous. Do unlock the secret about how to make them.

-- Caulk and paint are a poor carpenter's best friends

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#2 posted 11-29-2010 03:39 AM

First time I have seen wooden padlocks! Yes, a blog on how to make them would be in order, please, pretty please with sugar on top! Thanks for posting!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#3 posted 11-29-2010 03:50 AM

These are really cool. I’ve never seen a wooden padlock before either. You have to tell us how you made these.

-- I'm a Fungi --

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#4 posted 11-29-2010 04:32 AM

I’d love to find out how the inner workings operate and are made also! Please share!

-- Ryan -- Bristow, VA

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#5 posted 11-29-2010 05:42 AM

looks like you started something here or about to- a blog on just how to make one of these beautys.
They look really great, its no wonder everyone wanted one!

-- Theresa,

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#6 posted 11-29-2010 05:57 AM

Mudbone: your locks look awsome, Superb work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#7 posted 11-29-2010 06:02 AM

kewl… did you disect a lock or make them from your little gray cells? Got any wooden flashlights? They’re kewl..

-- If i'd a knowed you coulda goed I'd a seen you gotta went

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#8 posted 11-29-2010 06:59 AM

Are they from ? I’ve had that book for 10 years but never made one yet. These are very nice!

-- Nate,

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#9 posted 11-29-2010 07:06 AM

Very nicely done. The book that these can be found has been given and there is also a second book. There are different types of locks to be made. All wooden components. I too make these but have not sold any and cam not figure out why. I add a clock to mine to change it up abit.

Yours are very well done and I appreciate the work involved in them. Thanks for showing.

-- John T.

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#10 posted 11-29-2010 07:29 AM

Those are real beauts, You need to get together with Mike, (littlecope). He has the Hasps.

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#11 posted 11-29-2010 01:37 PM

Really nice Rick.

-- - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#12 posted 11-29-2010 01:55 PM

Really nice project.


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#13 posted 11-30-2010 01:09 AM

Great job, I personally really like them and would like to make one when I have the time

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#14 posted 02-27-2011 06:09 PM

Mudbone, These locks rock!!! Just joined this so I could post this to you I can’t drive a nail straight to save my butt, but I would love to purchase one of your wooden locks —do you have any for sale? I am an Air Force vet, too, live in Lehigh Valley. Keep up the great work! Dave

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