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Locking a box with magnets and gravity

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There are lots of ways to make different kinds of locks. In this B-Star Crafts woodworking video, a simple lock is made with four hidden neodymium magnets, gravity, and a concealed “key” of four corresponding neodymium magnets.

The video also demonstrates how this technique can be used for sliding drawers and doors.

installing locks
testing the locks
Watch these related lock, magnet, and woodworking videos:
• How Do Locks Work?
• Making a combination lock from a steel bolt
• Making a Wooden Chess Set With Gear Hinges
• Magnetic accelerator demonstrations
• Extravagant furniture with secret panels, doors, and drawers

via The Awesomer.

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