wooden locks

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Project by corsi posted 625 days ago 1489 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If you saw my other project, the wooden safe, then you know that these locks were for a welding instructor at my collage. The first lock is opened with the key, and can only be opened with the key. These locks are my favorite because when you lock it you get a nice little snap. The second lock is a combination lock, the combo is the birthday of his grandkid. turned knob and burned numbers. The last lock is also unlocked with a birthdate. You push in the birthdate and presto it’s unlocked. The keyed one is my favorite. It stands 10” tall and is made of cuttoffs from a friends porch, it’s from Brazil. The combo it 11” tall and it oak. The button one is maple and oak.

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#1 posted 625 days ago

These are really cool, The keyed lock is also by far my favorite. Might have to see if I can make one for my brother for christmas.

-- Ted

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#2 posted 625 days ago

Awesome work. These are very cool.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 625 days ago

Wow, these must have really taken some time to do. Thanks for sharing! Very neat!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#4 posted 625 days ago

Crazy cool. what do the innards look like?

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests

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#5 posted 625 days ago

very nice, i’ve always wanted to build a working lock.

-- Joel

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#6 posted 624 days ago

Awesome! That is so cool. That really works??

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#7 posted 623 days ago

very cool

-- The CNC machine can either produce the work of art you imagined, or very decorative firewood.

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#8 posted 610 days ago

Nice job on the locks!

I have built the same locks also.

If you would like to see how these locks work, and how they are built, see my web site.


-- Dale, Illinois,

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