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Stumpy’s tubafore contest my entry a padlock

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Project by Dave posted 01-15-2012 05:01 AM 2318 views 7 times favorited 49 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK here is my entry in Stumpys tubafore contest. I got a project out of Making Working Wooden Locks by Tim Detweiler. I needed something that had a plan and then could be given to my grandson. So here it is. Now yall know me here are a few pics.

I hand planed a section of a tubafore.

This sucker squared up in about 5 minutes.

My tri plane made some very nice shaving with little effort.

Stock ready.

spring section

spring section

all 5 sections

making the key slot

gluing the slot cross grained

dry fit and testing

top on and ready to glue

Now I made a short video on the operation and a little more on the build.
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-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com





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#1 posted 01-15-2012 05:17 AM

Pretty cool

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#2 posted 01-15-2012 05:21 AM

Very creative Dave. As far as the contest goes I think you have a lock on it :))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-15-2012 05:23 AM

HA – That is cool Dave! Watched to vid and it’s too bad the soaked tubafore idea didn’t work out – but it it still turned out cool – what a great gift for your grandson….

Jeff

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Dave

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#4 posted 01-15-2012 05:31 AM

Rob, thank you.
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Jim its locked all right. well mabee. thanks;)
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Jeff you aught to see the little feller with it. He knows the key opens it but has not got the hang of getting the key in properly. I have a video and will try to post it later. thanks
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Thank you guys.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#5 posted 01-15-2012 06:58 AM

Very cool lock!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Dave

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#6 posted 01-15-2012 06:59 AM

Thank you very much Jim.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#7 posted 01-15-2012 03:55 PM

I like that. Well done!

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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#8 posted 01-15-2012 04:13 PM

Now that’s what I call securing a victory! Great Work!

-- - As a woodworker, it could be interesting sometimes waking up in the morning and asking, "Lord, what will you have me do today?" -Noah

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#9 posted 01-15-2012 04:17 PM

Thanks for the smile!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#10 posted 01-15-2012 04:24 PM

ChuckV thank you sir
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Paul thank you to
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MasterSergeant you are welcome
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I appreciate the comments gentleman.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#11 posted 01-15-2012 05:28 PM

Looks like alot fun to make

-- CaptFerd

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Dave

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#12 posted 01-15-2012 05:31 PM

captferd, it gave my rasps a workout. All of them. Thanks for the comment.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#13 posted 01-16-2012 02:40 AM

Those are just so cool. Who’d of thunk it? Well done.

-- --bch

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Dave

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#14 posted 01-16-2012 03:25 AM

Why thank you bch. My grandson loves it.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#15 posted 01-16-2012 04:05 AM

As promised Logan playing with his new toy lock

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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