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  • #2
    I was fortunate to get to do the test cutting on this project.
    I think it is a great and very different project from the norm and it was a lot of fun to cut.
    The acrylic version is really cool for show and tell.
    When will the next issue come out with this project?
    Rolf
    RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
    Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
    Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
    And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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    • #3
      Kool! I am waiting for the next issue.

      It's all fun
      Terry
      Craftsman 18"
      Delta 46-460 lathe
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      • #4
        Very neat project. I'm going to have to get out my back issue and take another look.
        Ok I found the issue in the video but I did not see the lock in it. Am I over looking it or are the plans in another issue? I did have a book on wooden locks but I think I sold it. Can any one help me find the pattern for this lock.
        Last edited by Band Saw Box; 12-11-2011, 09:55 AM.
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        • #5
          The lock is not in the issue used in the video. It will be in the spring issue that has not yet been released.
          So Dan you will have to wait for it.
          Rolf
          RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
          Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
          Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
          And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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          • #6
            Were there the problem then. I'll be on the look out for it in my mail..............well as soon as i renew my subscription that is. Thanks for the help Rolf
            sigpic: Dan US Navy PR1 (Ret)
            To all who serve or have served, Thank you
            Well I am the worlds greatest scroller at my house.

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            • #7
              Thanks Rolf,
              Unfortunately, the author made the video BEFORE the magazine came out, so he used an issue he had as a prop in the article. There was no way I'd go back and make him re-do the video just to have the newest issue in the video.

              Bob
              www.GrobetUSA.com

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              • #8
                So when will the new issue be out?
                Rolf
                RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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                • #9
                  It mails to subscribers in a few days, and hits newsstands around the middle of January.

                  Bob
                  www.GrobetUSA.com

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                  • #10
                    Obtaining the Magazine in Australia

                    Hi All
                    This is my first post I am interested in making the wooden lock. Could I get the magazine in Australia.
                    If not how much to subcribe to the magazine and have it sent to Australia
                    Regards Colin Bray

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                    • #11
                      Welcome aboard Colin, new members are always welcomed here. Come by often for lots of information, and sharing.
                      To subscribe to the magazine, just click on Subscribe Today on the left hand side of this post, scroll to the top of page.
                      All the information is there. A very worthwhile magazine I might add.
                      Gloria ............... Two memorable things to say in life, "Hello" for the first time, and "Good-bye" for the last.

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                      • #12
                        Thanks for your welome Wood Dog! I have subcribed to the magizine and
                        no dought you here a lot more of me I will fix up my profile and tell you a little bit about My Australia cheers for now Col

                        PS have a great Christmas

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                        • #13
                          Not to sure how legal this topic is but this pattern was copyrighted by Tim Detweiler in his 2 books Making Working Wooden Locks back in 10-2000 and Making More Working Wooden Locks: Complete Plans For Five Working Wooden Locks back in 12-2003.

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                          • #14
                            Lock Copyright?

                            I am familiar with Tim Detweiler's locks. He has done a great job of the projects in his books and they are well worth buying. However, the lock featured here is not his design. Compare the two. Sure, they are both wooden locks but this lock uses a different mechanism which I believe is easier to build and more robust than Tim's. Tim's measurements and methods have not been used here. It is true they look similar at first glance as they are both locks so the comment is understandable.

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                            • #15
                              Thanks for clarifying that, Adrian. At the magazine, we checked into that before we even accepted Adrian's article.

                              Best Regards,
                              Bob Duncan
                              Technical Editor
                              www.GrobetUSA.com

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