Introduction: How to Make a Masterlock Key Storage Box
I looked at home depot and found a Code secured key holder for 30$. I decided to make my own. This box allows you to secure your spare key with a code and be hidden behind a fence or such. All of the pieces were found at Home Depot except for the project box, which was found at a radio shack. (this is my first instructable)
For this project, you will need:
-1 Project box
-1 Metal Latch with a ring for the lock
-1 Small metal Hinge
-1 Masterlock Code Lock
-1 Spare key
-Hot Glue gun
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Step 1: Step One:Glue Latch on to Project Box
I wasn't able to Screw the Latch Onto the Project Box so I decided to Hot glue it on. All you have to do is put a big drop under the latch and then run glue around the latch's edge and then it should be secured. Make sure not to make the hinge stick out past the box's edge or else it won't shut properly. Also make sure not to lock up the hinge with the hot glue.
Step 2: Step Two: Hot Glue the Hinge Onto the Other Side of the Box
Like with the Latch, hot glue the hinge on to the project box without having the hinge part sticking out past the edge of the box.
Step 3: Step Three: Tape It All Up for Securing and to Make It Look a Little Better
Take the duct tape and wrap all around the Hinges without locking up the hinges.
Step 4: Step Four: Attach the Unit to Your Secret Place
Next you attach the unit to wherever your secret place is. For mine I attached mine to the inside of a fence. Just use the drill to drive the screws into the fence. Make sure that you screw the ring part of the latch into the right spot
That's It! Now you have your own safe box for cheaP!