Introduction: How to Make a Cryptex

We know there are a couple of videos showing you how to make a cryptex, but we decided to make one since the other ones were made out of metal and the one made from PVC opened from the outside. The real Cryptex' actually opened from the inside, a bit harder to make but well worth it. Hope Yall like it

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kgalo made it! (author)2011-04-08

where's the vinegar ?

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TheNextWorldLeader made it! (author)TheNextWorldLeader2011-09-04

Well, let's make sure he's using something fragile enough to be dissolved from vinegar. Otherwise, it's just a stink bomb.

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paige_brahh made it! (author)paige_brahh2011-06-26

you would put it in the inner most pipe,

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kenny182 made it! (author)2011-04-30

where you bought the clutch?

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The Scarlet Tomato made it! (author)2011-04-22

I like the design very much. I didn't follow your plans exactly because I had a lot of PVC scraps lying around.

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RedSoldier made it! (author)2010-01-14

I like the idea and will try it but you are naming parts in the video that are not on the list and keep changing the sizes as you talk about them. I am having a lot of trouble sorting it all out.

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HM-Innovations made it! (author)HM-Innovations2011-02-13

Here is the basic concept.

You fit in, a 1 1/4 pipe inside of a 1 1/2 pipe inside of a 2" pipe.

TO do this, you need to sand down the 1 1/4 pipe to fit the 1 1/2 pipe.

there is a lot of Sanding since the PVC doesnt fit into each other the right way.

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HM-Innovations made it! (author)HM-Innovations2011-02-13

I looked over the video, What part doesn't match up?

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r-philp made it! (author)2010-12-11

The video appears to be broken at the moment. "missing param embed:file"

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HM-Innovations made it! (author)HM-Innovations2011-02-13

I looked over the video, What part doesn't match up?

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Quintonio made it! (author)2011-01-11

This video used different sizes than in the materials list. so I went to your site and all the things there were video's. and more importantly the same video here, thus no extra help

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miky2008 made it! (author)2010-04-04

I agree with RedSoldier, your material list and voice overs dont match up, could you please re-release the correct material list, it would b nice :)

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karossii made it! (author)2010-01-04

very nicely done! I like it!

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microman171 made it! (author)2010-01-04

Was a little hard to follow at times, but still awesome.

Very nice instructable!  If PVC didn't cost so much in my country, I would build one of these.

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