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Project by lizardhead posted 01-05-2012 11:21 PM 5829 views 12 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my version of a wooden safe, not secure by any means but is a place to keep paperwork that we know will be useful, Made with Oak & Poplar. note the aluminum cry handle turned on my metal lathe. Also the working lock inside were replicated from a real safe

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#1 posted 01-05-2012 11:23 PM

Very, very cool. The mechanism is quite clever. Nice work!

Edit; it also just occurred to me that you could insert rods through the holes and hold magazines/newspapers.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#2 posted 01-05-2012 11:34 PM

wow what a great idea so well done.

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#3 posted 01-05-2012 11:46 PM

Dude! That’s awesome :)

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#4 posted 01-05-2012 11:50 PM

is it fire-proof? hah! VERY cool, I want one.

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#5 posted 01-06-2012 12:22 AM

Pretty Nice there, LizardHead!

Thnaks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 01-06-2012 03:29 AM

Good job. I’m a locksmith by trade so I give you a special thumbs up.
Keep up the good work.
flint

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

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#7 posted 01-06-2012 05:26 AM

That is such an interesting and unique project. It certanlky would make a great addition and cionversation piece to any office. I’ve just added another project/idea to my favorites. So many projects, so little time! Thanks for sharibnfg your work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 01-06-2012 05:56 PM

Looks like a fun project. I could see making it for a kid to protect his/her favorite toys.

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Michael Wilson

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#9 posted 01-06-2012 05:58 PM

a kid? Hell, I’d put that in my living room and be proud of it :)

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#10 posted 01-06-2012 06:05 PM

Wow this is the second project of mine that made it into LJ’s “Daily Top 3” The other was my Jewelry Box. After just 2 years of woodworking I shall consider that an honor playing with all of you talented folks!!!!!!!!

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#11 posted 01-06-2012 06:32 PM

Beautiful and interesting!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#12 posted 01-06-2012 07:21 PM

Pretty cool!

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#13 posted 01-06-2012 08:16 PM

That looks very nice. Definitely a great conversation piece!

It just dawned on me that adding a few tricks from chinese puzzle box would make this quite “safe” ;-)

Anyhow, I like it just the way it is.

-- One can dream, about a passion not yet fully fulfilled!

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#14 posted 01-06-2012 09:34 PM

SnowFrog: a few tricks from chinese puzzle box would make this quite “safe” ;-) How about a sledge hammer

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#15 posted 01-06-2012 11:11 PM

great work :-)

add a wooden combination locker and the children will love to get one …. :-)

tank´s for sharing
Dennis

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