Combination lock safe

My daughter likes to keep her trinkets locked away, so I made her a combination lock safe. It took a few tries to design a functional dial lock, but I came up with a design that is very stable.

The combination is three numbers, so you have to turn clockwise to the first number, counter-clockwise once around to the second number, then clockwise to the third. Then the latch can open.

I used a different kind of joint for the sides which is a lot stronger than the typical finger joint. After all, this is a high security item.

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Ingenious!

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That is so cool!!!

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I’m sure she is going to love it. Nicely done!

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So awesome!!!

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Great job!

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Really nice idea and novel design. That will definitely be a keeper.

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Pretty awesome and I imagine she loves it.
Hopefully, she has no brother that will see this as a challenge.

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Ingenius! She’s going to love this and may grow up obsessed with boxes and later on in life secret rooms (my prediction :wink:)

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Wonderful! Those things always seem like big engineering projects to me so I just give boxes. You have to pretend to lock them.

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That’s amazing!

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A fun gift for her!

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