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Chest locking mechanism, with key

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Simple working and robust lock designed for a wooden toy treasure chest. The key I used was based on the key found in this thing https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3748424 although any key will work even a screwdriver would do. Its not meant to be a secure lock. The lock is made simple because thin complex 3D printed parts break easily and kids lose keys.

The treasure chest I built, uses these hinges https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3721112

and uses these box corners https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2915060

GUIDE

A hole is cut into the box lid then the lock mechanism is placed together and screwed to the underside of the lid before cutting a grove with a Dremel type rotary tool into the inside of the box as a latch for the barrel disc.

If you found this useful, please donate what you think it is worth to my paypal.me. Help cover the time of design.
Thanks, Enjoy!

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  • 3D design format: STL Folder details Close
    • Key_50pcnt.stl
    • barrel_v1.stl
    • body_1.stl
  • Publication date: 2020/11/02 at 21:48

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