HOWTO make a working, lockable papercraft safe

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8 Responses to “HOWTO make a working, lockable papercraft safe”

  1. eviladrian says:

    I know it’s intended for novelty purposes only, but it reminds me of the Japanese prison in the Simpsons where, after being freed, Homer walks right through the ricepaper wall.

    • technogeekagain says:

       If you want it to be a bit less of a novelty/demonstration, you could redesign it in plywood…

  2. fergus1948 says:

    Ha! It may be lockable but I’m pretty sure I could break in to it in less than an hour. Maybe two.

    • howaboutthisdangit says:

      Then you will face the humiliation of being arrested and escorted to the station while wearing Chinese finger cuffs.

  3. There was a web hosting company in Chicago that spent tens of thousands on security – biometric identification, multiple levels of steel security doors, database logging of all entries and exits, etc.
    Somebody took a sledgehammer and smashed through the drywall and stole a bunch of their servers.

    This piece is brilliant BTW. It’s functional too – it won’t keep anyone out, but it will let you know if they’ve been in it.

  4. technogeekagain says:

     Speaking as locksmith: This is a valid model of an older/basic version of the traditional dial combination lock mechanism, still in use in some cheap devices. Better versions, of course, employ various additional mechanisms to protect the lock from attempts to figure out the combination.

  5. cellocgw says:

    “Just keep that Feynmann character away from it.”

  6. Ibi Sum says:

    Cool!  I’m going to make this with my 4-year old!

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