Ice Cream Pint Lock

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About: Come spend some time in the shop. I'm a hobbyist woodworker and professional computer geek in Northern California. I guess my projects will vary widely, and I have no clue what I plan to make next...

They
say that necessity is the mother of invention and while I don’t claim to have invented the idea of a pint lock, this is the first one I’ve ever seen out of the wood. In addition I love how outrageous it looks with that giant old school padlock on it!

This is made with some soft maple, a small brass hinge and the padlock of your choosing! Just make sure that it’s not too heavy, or you will not be able to keep your prize upright! (mine was right on the brink…) - See more at: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/105519#sthash.8Ra3Doub.dpuf

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DIY University Contest

Third Prize in the
DIY University Contest

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    43 Discussions

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    kludge77seamster

    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    This did little for the security of my dessert, but I did upset my spouse. So there is that! :)

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    Olek410

    4 years ago on Introduction

    I hear people saying that they cut the bottom of the cup. Well there is an easy fix(well sort of) you take the bottom half of the lock and just add on a wooden hollow drum to the bottom. Still great idea I plan to make it real soon.

    awesome build! i'm gonna show my gf's dad this project. he totally has everything you were using in his shop and loves quirky projects lol

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    99016669

    4 years ago

    There's nothing a pair of bull cutters and a torch can't do!!!!

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    ttowngirl

    4 years ago

    Lol! Just perfect!

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    Pints of ice cream don't usually make it into the freezer at my house . . . We're bad at self control. Who knows, maybe this could help!

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    CAbeachguy

    4 years ago on Introduction

    I'd tip it upside down and dribble some water into the key slot of the lock so that it freezes and you can't open it till it thaws.....along with the ice cream.

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    dmastin

    4 years ago on Introduction

    nuts just plain nuts!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! like a cloth chastity belt