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Project by WMD2006 posted 05-04-2012 02:49 AM 9363 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s a Cryptex. Yes, like the Da Vinci Code. It’s not quite as secure as the real one but still looks pretty cool.

-- -MDWhite





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 05-04-2012 03:01 AM

Nice, that looks like it took some serious time to construct.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#2 posted 05-04-2012 07:42 AM

Very interesting, nice job.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 05-04-2012 10:53 AM

That’s real cool

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Roger

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#4 posted 05-04-2012 12:33 PM

This looks to be very entertaining for anyone

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#5 posted 05-04-2012 02:16 PM

Very neat! What’s the password?

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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IndianJoe

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#6 posted 05-04-2012 04:02 PM

love it would love to know how to make one

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#7 posted 05-04-2012 04:35 PM

^ There’s a magazine called Scroll Saw (?) that details how to do this. Routing the puzzle rings was the hardest part for me.

magazines:
http://www.foxchapelpublishing.com/Default.asp

-- Jess

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WMD2006

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#8 posted 05-04-2012 05:51 PM

The plan came from an older issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. I think they also have it published in their book of scrollsawn boxes.

-- -MDWhite

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#9 posted 05-04-2012 10:09 PM

Looks fantastic from here!

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

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Dinger

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#10 posted 05-05-2012 02:04 AM

Excellent work! Is it functional as a cryptex or a simply beautiful piece of art?

-- "Begin every endeaver with the end ever in mind."

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