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Tissue Box With Secret Compartment and safety latch

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Project by woodshaver Tony C posted 04-21-2019 06:13 PM 2615 views 7 times favorited 42 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another one of my tissue boxes with a place to hide a few small things. It also has my special safety latch so the cover won’t separate from the base accidentally.

We don’t have any children living with us so I can keep a small fire arm in the box if I choose. If you have children your weapon should be secured in a safe.

The box is made of cherry with walnut splines. This is a video of how the latch works.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0xWolI77CM

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!





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#1 posted 04-21-2019 06:17 PM

Wow… Very inique feature

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 04-21-2019 06:26 PM

i just love these nice hidden treasure boxes cherry and walnut look good together GREAT JOB :<)))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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#3 posted 04-21-2019 06:36 PM

Those are a great idea, good thinking Tony and nice build.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos

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woodshaver Tony C

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#4 posted 04-21-2019 06:38 PM

Thank You Ivan, Tony and Jim!
It’s been a while since I have been in the shop…Feels good!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 04-21-2019 07:16 PM

Very very nice Tony, I like it!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#6 posted 04-21-2019 07:36 PM

Great job Tony!!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 04-21-2019 07:40 PM

Very cool. What did you use for (or where did you find) the spring loaded pin?

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#8 posted 04-21-2019 07:44 PM

That’a ingenious, Tony. But, can you do it quickly, with one hand?

-- Mark

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woodshaver Tony C

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#9 posted 04-21-2019 07:53 PM

Thanks Jerry, Doug, unclearthur and Mark,

@ unclearthur, Here’s a few links to the spring pin.
Link spring pin

Link spring pin

Link gog nose pin

Mark, Yes and with a little practice I bet you could do it too! It’s all in the shake of the wrist!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#10 posted 04-21-2019 08:16 PM

great idea buddy I may copy yours.glad too see you making things again it was too long my friend.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#11 posted 04-21-2019 08:45 PM

Very cool idea Tony and very nicely done too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 04-21-2019 09:01 PM

Great hiding place. Thanks for sharing the idea.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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woodshaver Tony C

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#13 posted 04-21-2019 09:16 PM

Thank you Pottz, Mike and Tyvekboy!
Hey Pottz give it a go and if you have any questions feel free to ask. I’ll help anyway I can!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#14 posted 04-21-2019 09:35 PM

Tony, I love it. secret compartments are one thing I try to build into all kinds of projects!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#15 posted 04-21-2019 10:05 PM

Great box. Well earned top 3.

-- socrbent Ohio

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