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The Big Book of Wooden Locks
Highland Item # 202787
Author: Tim Detweiler

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The Big Book of Wooden Locks: Complete Plans for Nine Working Wooden Locks. Author, Timn Detweiler.

These unique projects for making working locks entirely from wood will present an an exciting challenge to woodworkers. The Big Book of Wooden Locks presents all of the most popular wooden lock projects of Tim Detweiler, the "Lock Man," from his first two books. Detweiller's beautiful and complex wooden lock designs have captivated woodworkers around the world. These amazing projects are all fully functional and are constructed entirely in wood, with no metal parts.

Step-by-step instructions, complete dimensioned drawings, and color photographs give readers complete information on constructing each project. These intricate designs will challenge readers' woodworking skills, teach techniques for creating wooden mechanisms and puzzles, and produce impressive, beautiful creations that testify to the builder's skill and woodworking accomplishments. From a simple warded lock with key to a complex push-button combination lock, these projects are fantastic conversation starters and make highly impressive gifts.

The Big Book of Wooden Locks covers information on materials, safety, tools and finishing and the projects include:

  • Warded Lock and Key
  • Three-Number Combination Lock
  • Antique Lever Lock with Key
  • Railroad Switch Lock with Key
  • Push-Button Combination Lock
  • Chinese Lock
  • Screw Key Lock
  • Giant Antique Lever Lock

There is also a gallery of locks by Tim Detweiler.

ISBN 978-1-61035-222-2

152 Pages, Paperback

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This product may expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Please read our Proposition 65 warning.
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