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Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred by David Erik Nelson

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Chapter 1. Lock-n-Latch Treasure Chest

More so than any other project in this book, the following list of supplies is a suggestion; you can probably hack this together with whatever boards, hinges, and latches you have kicking around your garage or basement. If you are bereft of these supplies, be sure to hit your local resale shops, garage sales, and hardware store Dumpsters before shelling out for new supplies. This particular design has a double-door lid, a barn-door front, and a mouse door in the back, each with individual latches.

The finished Lock-n-Latch Treasure Chest

Figure 1-1. The finished Lock-n-Latch Treasure Chest

Tools

  • a wood saw (Your plain old crosscut saw will work, but ...

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