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All locks made from Domestic and Exotic hardwoods.
Oct 20, 2011
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#1 posted 10-20-2011 03:10 PM
Those are cool, do they have any moving parts? great gift ideas
-- "As iron sharpen iron, so one man sharpens another" Proverbs 27:17
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#2 posted 10-20-2011 03:35 PM
These look awesome. What do you actually use them for?
-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood
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#3 posted 10-20-2011 04:00 PM
Are they functional?
#4 posted 10-20-2011 04:16 PM
Yes, they are all functional….warded keys made from 1/4” hardwood and the combination lock works as well, it took some time to build the wheel pack and set the combination, the wheel pack is made completely out of black walnut. The lever lock uses a bit key also made from wood.
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#5 posted 10-20-2011 04:38 PM
These are cool! Great idea!
-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"
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#6 posted 10-20-2011 06:06 PM
Those are beauties! Do you have any good resources on how to make the mechanism?
-- I'm not as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.
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#7 posted 10-20-2011 06:19 PM
Very unqiue and interesting. I would also be interested in a link or resource on how to make these. great work.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (email@example.com)
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#8 posted 10-20-2011 08:18 PM
Great job on the locks. I need to finish the one I started that is just sitting there. I love them and want to make somemore myself to.
-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....
#9 posted 10-20-2011 09:35 PM
There is a book called” Making Working Wooden Padlocks” by Tim Detwiler, there are 5 plans for 5 different locks covered in detail on how to make them, I modified the wards on some of the warded padlocks to help them function a little easier, other wise they can be tight turning the keys. Pick up the book, guys…you can get it on Amazon.com.
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#10 posted 10-20-2011 09:45 PM
I love making these. Yours look very good.
-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!
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#11 posted 10-20-2011 11:11 PM
Great Job on the locks Wayne!!I have to try this someday… so much to learn… and to do…
-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.
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#12 posted 10-21-2011 02:08 PM
Perfect! Great another “GOTTA MAKE” to add to my bucket list ;-D Thanks for sharing!!
-- Kelly, woodworker under construction
#13 posted 10-22-2011 11:35 PM
Thanks to all that viewed :)
BigFoot Products Canada
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#14 posted 01-13-2012 03:33 AM
Great job.. I really like these.. I have the book now..
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