Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - puzzle http://www.instructables.com Wed, 25 May 2016 06:03:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Flat Pack Beer Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Flat-Pack-Beer-Caddy/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 08:10:54 PDT
3d Rifle Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Rifle-Puzzle/
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 07:22:20 PDT
Trick Opening Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Trick-Opening-Box/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 21:17:21 PST
Secret Compartment Box III http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Box-III/
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 22:37:31 PST
Build a wooden puzzle from only a photo.... http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Wooden-Puzzle-From-Only-a-Photo/
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:08:59 PST
Trammel of Archimedes http://www.instructables.com/id/Trammel-of-Archimedes/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 08:43:30 PST
Tetris Puzzle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetris-Puzzle-Box/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 07:55:08 PST
Retro Blaster - Puzzle Box Retrofit http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Blaster-Puzzle-Box-Retrofit/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 17:43:45 PST
Locking Puzzle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Locking-Puzzle-Box/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 06:01:59 PST
8-Ball in Solid Wood Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Ball-in-Solid-Wood-Cube/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:26:32 PST
How to Glue and Frame Your Puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Glue-and-Frame-Your-Puzzles/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:10:39 PST
Jigsaw Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Jigsaw-Puzzle-1/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:34:13 PST
Puzzle Tea Light Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Tea-Light-Holder/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:53:38 PST
Impossible Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Keychain/
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 16:42:21 PST
How to Make a 6 Piece Burr Puzzle with Hand Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-6-Piece-Burr-Puzzle-with-Hand-Tools/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:17:20 PST
Wooden Deadbolt Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Deadbolt-Lock/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:53:54 PDT
Making a Wooden Pig Puzzle toy with a Jigsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Pig-Puzzle-toy-with-a-Jigsaw/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 08:26:19 PDT
Choosing Greener Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Wood/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:55:58 PDT
DIY Puzzle Coaster Trivet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Puzzle-Coaster-Trivet/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:02:20 PST
Puzzle Box (Unabox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-Unabox/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:51:11 PDT
Puzzle cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Mahogany-puzzlebox/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 16:10:42 PDT
Lovable Wooden Picture Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Lovable-Wooden-Picture-Puzzle/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:27:58 PDT
Puzzle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-4/
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 16:18:42 PST
Wooden Puzzle Lock For Secret Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Puzzle-Lock-For-Secret-Door/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:58:57 PST
Codex Puzzle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Codex-Puzzle-Box/
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:52:22 PST
Puzzle Box Safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-Safe/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:07:53 PST
Custom wood puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-wood-puzzle/
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:38:06 PST
Gravity Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-Puzzle/
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 13:32:01 PDT
Impossible Marble in Truncated Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Marble-in-Truncated-Cube/
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:53:56 PDT
Wooden Puzzle Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Puzzle-Heart/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 18:24:22 PDT
Photo Block Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Block-Puzzle/
Photo Block Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/3RI8/HAWBX54V/FCK3RI8HAWBX54V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/3RI8/HAWBX54V/FCK3RI8HAWBX54V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/3RI8/HAWBX54V/FCK3RI8HAWBX54V.SMALL.jpg noahw These photo blocks make a great gift to a loved one or friend and are a  fun way to interact with your favorite photos.  At home in your hand, on the coffee table, or displayed on a shelf, they call to be played with and enjoyed.  This particular 3 x 3 block layout displays as few as 6, and as many ...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:27:58 PST
Puzzle-Cut How-To http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Cut-How-To/
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 10:06:27 PST
Creating a DIY Puzzle Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-DIY-Puzzle-Cube/
Creating a DIY Puzzle Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/EEQI/HABC7WHE/FXGEEQIHABC7WHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/EEQI/HABC7WHE/FXGEEQIHABC7WHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/EEQI/HABC7WHE/FXGEEQIHABC7WHE.SMALL.jpg InfiniteOwl211 Creating a puzzle cube is a fun and interesting project, and the result will be fun for all ages  First, you should create ideas for you pieces. the way i did this was with 27 small block that made my cube, and took them apart without gluing them together.  then make multivew drawings of the...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 09:36:30 PST
Solid Maple "Unseen Maze" Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-Maple-Unseen-Maze-Gift/
Solid Maple "Unseen Maze" Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/LBBU/H7A8Q5RC/FHALBBUH7A8Q5RC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/LBBU/H7A8Q5RC/FHALBBUH7A8Q5RC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/LBBU/H7A8Q5RC/FHALBBUH7A8Q5RC.SMALL.jpg pullinsb In this Instructable I will explain how I made the "unseen maze" as a challenging gift for my brother last Christmas. The maze is made from solid maple, and has a compartment inside that contains the real gift.  The compartment remains locked until the challenge is completed. The goal is to have a...
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 19:56:20 PDT
Two Piece Wooden Pyramid Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Wooden-Cutouts/
Two Piece Wooden Pyramid Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/SEKE/HJKC5962/F4XSEKEHJKC5962.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/SEKE/HJKC5962/F4XSEKEHJKC5962.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/SEKE/HJKC5962/F4XSEKEHJKC5962.SMALL.jpg M3G The idea of this puzzle is to use two wooden pieces to make a four-faced pyramid. Since it only consists of two matching pieces, each made with four cuts, you can make this puzzle in less than an hour. What You Need: - Band saw - Sandpaper - Glue stick - 1 1/8" x 1 3/8" x 5 1/4" piece of wood (pr...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 14:37:26 PDT
make a box http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-box-2/
make a box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/9MFW/H63P47YS/FA49MFWH63P47YS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/9MFW/H63P47YS/FA49MFWH63P47YS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/9MFW/H63P47YS/FA49MFWH63P47YS.SMALL.jpg lesmen27
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 04:41:21 PDT
Twin Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Twin-Lock-Box/
Twin Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/1U5B/H58PK76N/FTB1U5BH58PK76N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/1U5B/H58PK76N/FTB1U5BH58PK76N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/1U5B/H58PK76N/FTB1U5BH58PK76N.SMALL.jpg puzzlerhan “Twin Lock Box” is a wooden combination lock puzzle box that I designed. I applied the mechanic of my “Tricky opening bottle” to this box. This puzzle box has five keys on both side. You must push all wooden keys to correct position for opening the box. After opening the box you can change order of...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 01:52:28 PDT
How I made an etched jigsaw puzzle with a frame- I made it at Techshop Detroit! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-made-an-etched-jigsaw-puzzle-with-a-frame-I/
How I made an etched jigsaw puzzle with a frame- I made it at Techshop Detroit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/F11A/GZQR3IXG/FPSF11AGZQR3IXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/F11A/GZQR3IXG/FPSF11AGZQR3IXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/F11A/GZQR3IXG/FPSF11AGZQR3IXG.SMALL.jpg doublthink http://www.techshop.ws This is a cool little jigsaw puzzle that fits into a wooden frame.  Gather You materials Things you will need: a piece of wood 12"x8"x3/4" a piece of wood 12"x8"x1/2" A ruler A pencil A brad nailer A hand router A laser cutter/ etcher A jigsaw Frame out your puzzle. C...
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Tue, 13 Mar 2012 16:03:16 PDT
Secret Heart Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Heart-Box/
Secret Heart Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/N57H/GXUZ7S06/FJEN57HGXUZ7S06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/N57H/GXUZ7S06/FJEN57HGXUZ7S06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/N57H/GXUZ7S06/FJEN57HGXUZ7S06.SMALL.jpg LMO Hello!  Thank you for viewing my instructable.  Please let me know what you think of my project and vote for it in the Valentine's Day Contest if you like it! I came up with the idea for this box when I was brainstorming ways to propose to my girlfriend.  I wanted to find a way to symbolize "giving...
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Sat, 28 Jan 2012 11:36:10 PST
http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-wood-fish-puzzle-toy/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 11:21:23 PST
How to make a cube within cube within a cube puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cube-inside-a-cube-inside-a-cube/
How to make a cube within cube within a cube puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/GNPJ/GNCXO1AA/FUDGNPJGNCXO1AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/GNPJ/GNCXO1AA/FUDGNPJGNCXO1AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/GNPJ/GNCXO1AA/FUDGNPJGNCXO1AA.SMALL.jpg sabladask http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCo8mkD5ZiI   In this instructabe I will show you how to make a cube within a cube within a cube. The process itself is not very hard but it takes some time making it. The cube have no purpose, exept form maby getting people puzzeld about how you got them in t...
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Fri, 6 May 2011 13:17:19 PDT
Interlocking Chess Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Interlocking-Chess-Board/
Interlocking Chess Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/GR4L/GMQ2LG9M/FN3GR4LGMQ2LG9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/GR4L/GMQ2LG9M/FN3GR4LGMQ2LG9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/GR4L/GMQ2LG9M/FN3GR4LGMQ2LG9M.SMALL.jpg LMO This is an interlocking chess board I recently made.  My goal was to make the board without any glue and only 8 screws (to hold the frame together).  Altogether, the board is made by fitting 32 pieces together.  Instructions for making the pieces may be found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/I...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2011 05:10:08 PDT
Articulated Sequential Interlocking Puzzle Snake http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulated-Sequential-Interlocking-Puzzle-Snake/
Articulated Sequential Interlocking Puzzle Snake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/PV04/GKS0UVH4/FAZPV04GKS0UVH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/PV04/GKS0UVH4/FAZPV04GKS0UVH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/PV04/GKS0UVH4/FAZPV04GKS0UVH4.SMALL.jpg baustin Just goes to show you that if you put enough of those $10 words together you can create a pretty impressive title.  It's a 3 dimensional bendy snake puzzle thing - made of wood!     I have built several puzzle boxes and love to see my friends and family stru...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 14:48:50 PST
My Puzzle Box (The Unabox Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Puzzle-Box-A-new-version-of-The-Unabox-Project/
My Puzzle Box (The Unabox Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/TNTQ/GJQEE0TL/FGDTNTQGJQEE0TL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/TNTQ/GJQEE0TL/FGDTNTQGJQEE0TL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/TNTQ/GJQEE0TL/FGDTNTQGJQEE0TL.SMALL.jpg TXTCLA55 Heres a project I made from Make Magazine. The original plans can be a bit hard for the beginner so I modified the plans and created a box that still preforms just as good as the original. To open the box one must preform the following: - Remove the locking pin (hold piece 1 and 2 in place). - Slid...
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Thu, 10 Feb 2011 10:46:50 PST
Impossible Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Puzzle/
Impossible Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/1MQY/GHFJYD3M/F3H1MQYGHFJYD3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/1MQY/GHFJYD3M/F3H1MQYGHFJYD3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/1MQY/GHFJYD3M/F3H1MQYGHFJYD3M.SMALL.jpg Mattrox I made this for my dad's twenty-second wedding anniversary, he likes puzzles and was quite happy with it. It's not hard to solve, the reason it is impossible is that there is two ways to solve it. One of the solutions leaving a mysterious hole. Got it off Brusspup's youtube video check it out:http:/...
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 00:34:58 PST
Scroll Saw Puzzle Cubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Scroll-Saw-Puzzle-Cubes/
Scroll Saw Puzzle Cubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/0TO4/GGPF4XI3/FHT0TO4GGPF4XI3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/0TO4/GGPF4XI3/FHT0TO4GGPF4XI3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/0TO4/GGPF4XI3/FHT0TO4GGPF4XI3.SMALL.jpg zootsuitman These are probably my favorite kind of 3-D puzzles and the best part is I can make them myself.  They can be any type or size of wood and have any jig saw puzzle like pattern, there is just no way to go wrong.  Mine is made out of pine so it will be easy to stain and sand. All you need is a scroll ...
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Mon, 29 Nov 2010 20:05:51 PST
Wooden Centrifugal Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Centrifugal-Puzzle/
Wooden Centrifugal Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/SOSC/GGPETC5H/F8KSOSCGGPETC5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/SOSC/GGPETC5H/F8KSOSCGGPETC5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/SOSC/GGPETC5H/F8KSOSCGGPETC5H.SMALL.jpg Phil B This is a wooden puzzle.  The two parts lock together and you give it to a friend, asking him to unlock and separate the two parts.  A friend in Germany made this one.  When he handed it to me to solve, I could not until he showed me the secret.  This Instructable will not only show how the puzzle i...
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Tue, 23 Nov 2010 12:26:33 PST
Illusionist Heart Locket http://www.instructables.com/id/Illusionist-Heart-Locket/
Illusionist Heart Locket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/UO99/GEG4GYPG/F20UO99GEG4GYPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/UO99/GEG4GYPG/F20UO99GEG4GYPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/UO99/GEG4GYPG/F20UO99GEG4GYPG.SMALL.jpg Pushan Panda I got the idea to make this from the movie The Illusionist, I was very intrigued as to how something like this could be made. As i count really find a set of easy instructions to make one of these, i decided to make my own. I took a lot of pics , but towards the end i kinda forgot to, but im sure it...
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Fri, 12 Nov 2010 08:47:42 PST
Interlocking Chess/Checker Board Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Interlocking-ChessChecker-Board-Puzzle/
Interlocking Chess/Checker Board Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/EFMX/GERPDA9C/F26EFMXGERPDA9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/EFMX/GERPDA9C/F26EFMXGERPDA9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/EFMX/GERPDA9C/F26EFMXGERPDA9C.SMALL.jpg LMO Hey everybody! Do you like board games?  How about wooden puzzles?  Yeah?  Then I have the perfect instructable for you! This goal of this project was to design a chess board which is composed of several interlocking wooden pieces.  In this case, a picture is worth a thousand words, so please chec...
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Sat, 2 Oct 2010 19:00:33 PDT
Super Secret Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Secret-Lock-Box/
Super Secret Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/IQJ1/G0KQL13V/FI3IQJ1G0KQL13V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/IQJ1/G0KQL13V/FI3IQJ1G0KQL13V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/IQJ1/G0KQL13V/FI3IQJ1G0KQL13V.SMALL.jpg r3nrut This is a white oak box that I made. The handle twists and reveals a small hole. When you put a toothpick into the hole and push it moves the lock and allows the box to open.
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Sun, 11 Oct 2009 15:42:54 PDT