Key holder with a twist

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Project by LGary posted 248 days ago 1943 views 23 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Key Holder is made of Oak with oak bead board. It’s “hooks” are rare earth magnets counter sunk into the oak.
It has a drawer for seldom used keys or garage door remote.
The front swings away to exposed a compartment that could be used to hand or store seldom used keys or other small “items”.
The item I chose to put there is held by a rubber coated magnet specifically designed for pistols.
The compartment is about 1 3/8th’s deep.

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#1 posted 248 days ago

Neat idea… nice to have something “handy” if you ever hafta answer the door late at night!

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#2 posted 248 days ago

I love it! Where do you find rubber coated magnets designed for pistols? I love the whole idea. I’ve been trying to figure a safe and yet easy way to build a ‘slick’ for my 1911 for the house.

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#3 posted 248 days ago

Very cool idea…thanks for sharing.

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#4 posted 248 days ago

Just Google ” magnetic pistol holder” and you will find several options.

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#5 posted 248 days ago

Great idea I have to make one of those Nice Job!

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#6 posted 248 days ago

Great idea for a similar project I have on my list, thanks for sharing

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#7 posted 248 days ago

Very Nice!!!

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#8 posted 247 days ago

That is way cool – I can see one on my wall Thanks for sharing

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#9 posted 247 days ago

I think it is a good idea but…I am sure you have thought of this but I am going to say it anyway. I hope you have a way of childproofing it. Those little rascals can get on a chair and reach that gun.

-- "Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art." Frank LLoyd Wright

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#10 posted 247 days ago

Very nice, that is on the list of things to build.

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