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Project by saproc posted 04-08-2012 08:56 PM 1780 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

made from another piece of wood i found whilst out and about thought i would try a different type of catch as most boxes seem to be missing somthing in front . wooden hinges on the rear, and has some nail holes in the lid dont know what was nailed to though size 9” x 4” x 31/2”





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doncutlip

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#1 posted 04-08-2012 09:03 PM

That is some fine work, love the look of it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 04-08-2012 09:05 PM

Nice job. Welcome to LJ!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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choppertoo

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#3 posted 04-08-2012 09:05 PM

That is a very interesting latch. Great found wood project!

Welcome to LJ.

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 04-08-2012 09:39 PM

That is a great project and I LOVE the front clasp. You did a very nice job on that.

Welcome to L.J.’s.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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robert triplett

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#5 posted 04-08-2012 10:51 PM

Nice build. The latch is cool. Not sure about the top for me. If I start using found wood I can kiss my wood budget goodbye!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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gfadvm

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#6 posted 04-09-2012 12:47 AM

Nice build. The catch is very ingenious and looks difficult to do but it appears you got it just right.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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YorkshireStewart

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#7 posted 04-09-2012 08:47 AM

Nice one saproc; I love that catch.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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YorkshireStewart

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#8 posted 04-09-2012 08:49 AM

....good to see you’re at number ten in the top fifteen just now! More projects to come?

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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RogerBean

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#9 posted 04-09-2012 12:08 PM

One of the coolest latches I’ve seen in a long time.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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Maveric777

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#10 posted 04-10-2012 05:16 PM

I’m with Roger… I am really digging that latch! I would of never of thought of that. Very VERY cool!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Doe

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#11 posted 04-10-2012 09:42 PM

Your hinges and latches are amazing. Thanks for posting.

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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Maveric777

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#12 posted 06-28-2012 04:48 PM

Sorry… Double post…

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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