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This project creates an end product of similar design to my other lock instructable: www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Bar-Combination-Lock/ however th...
Take your 3/4" pine, and plane it even Cut the following pieces: 3 9x12" boards 2 3x12" boards 1 3x32" board 9 3,1/2" disks 4 2,1/...
Place the two 3x12" boards on the sides of one of the 1x12" boards, this should allow just enough space for the 3x32 board to slide up and down inside...
There will be a single spring loaded lock plate which moves forward and backwards inside the unit. Start by taking the second 9x12" board and placing...
Take the last 9x12" plate, and draw lines at 3" down and 2" in. Drill these out on the drill press to 1/2", then wiggel them around in the drill pres...
Cut 9 3,1/2" disks (Easier said then done, which is why I'm making it its own step)- you cut 9, because one of them will look like garbage and then ne...
Take one of your disks and determine its center (I used this method : www.mathopenref.com/constcirclecenter2.html), the black marker was my first atte...
On 4 of the disks, add an offset hole, just somewhere off to the side- it should be consistent, so use the same transfer method you used to add the ce...
Glue the dowel into the 4 disks with offset holes, have the dowel be just in line with the bottom of the disk, wait until the glue is completely dry b...
Push the rod conatining offset hole disks into the respective holes in the dial plate, and drill marker holes at a set point where the offset holes li...
Place your marked disk plate onto the lock plate, and transfer the holes. As long as you have everything lined up like this place two rod holes in th...
Open openoffice. Go 'view-toolbar-fontworks' click on 'fontworks gallery' in the window that appears Select the default display Type in your number s...
No really, it all just snaps together from here, put your spring in place, and just slide everything together. Then secure the top plate to the botto...
If everything is working correctly at this point you can kind of sort of manually push the lock plate up against the spring when the correct code is d...
There are so many numbers, and it is all so fine that you need a precise indicator to see where you are, do these up by taking some simple cubes- and ...
Drill angled holes into the dowel at each dial, large enough so that you can push a finishing nail or pin into place. These will keep the number from...
Mount your finished product, remove the fix pins, dial in the current working number, pull the lever engaging the action, and now rotate the dial to w...
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Posted:Mar 24, 2012
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