This instructable will take you through constructing a wooden bar combination lock. This particular lock will in fact be used to secure a minibar fridge due to some issues with the misappropriation of foodstuffs at my workplace. For a more complicate locking mechanism with more features check out (www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Dial-Combination-lock-with-spring-release-/
) also by me.
This is a fast, relatively simple project that can be completed inside of 3 hours if you move quickly and don't make any major mistakes. Further you can plan around irregularities in your workpieces allowing for greater ability to use scraps.
3/4 inch pine