Laser-cut plywood boxes are cool. Don’t believe me? Take a look at the free projects out there for people to get started with when they get a laser cutter – it’s obviously a popular genre of project. Laser cut plywood boxes with combination locks are even cooler, especially when the combination is entered on four separate number selectors, on four sides of the very same box.
That’s exactly what [Sande24] has done, and the final result is mesmerizing. 30-40 parts are cut from plywood with a laser cutter, and assembled to construct the lockbox. The design could easily be reused to make the box out of acrylic, or even aluminum or steel if you were so inclined. Check it out in the video below.
Now, quite obviously this lockbox isn’t intended to stand up to serious cracking attempts. It’s just a fun project to learn about how parts fit together, and a jumping off point for your own projects. It’d also make a really neat gift box for that special someone. Maybe use an anniversary date as the combo?
11 thoughts on “Have A Laser Cutter? Here’s A Cool Combination Lock Box You Can Build!”
Come on, don´t
shoot the ambulancecriticize the … ahem … “promising and talented new writer”. He is crippled with debts and needs to write blog entries here for a living !
And what are you doing here? Complaining for a living?
He’s a cool or Here’s a cool?
Obviously, the laser cutter is a cool combination lockbox you can build. Oh, and its gender is male. Hackaday tells me new things about my tools everyday.
Gah… Thanks for the heads up, can’t believe I didn’t see that.
Thought it was me at first, no worries.
Somebody has either made one or somebody is about to make one. :)
Yup, now I want to…
While I like wood, I don’t find burnt edges anything but a woodworkers nightmare. Notch joints are fine hidden when a drawer front is closed.
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