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  • davidgiles.rm
    as to hiding a lock on a chest ,how about a button release attached by a rod to a spring loaded lock ,the botton can be hidden by decorative carving or brass
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      as to hiding a lock on a chest ,how about a button release attached
      by a rod to a spring loaded lock ,the botton can be hidden by
      decorative carving or brass ornamentation . hope this helps
      David


      --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, "Sharon Gordon"
      <gordonse@o...> wrote:
      >
      > >Anybody up for coordinating a toybox to relieve her mind? I'll
      build
      > the box if you guys will fill it. Harry will be between 1 and 2
      years
      > old when Christmas rolls around, so it needn't by anything
      complicated.
      > She's an apprentice, so I'm sure she'll appreciate period toys, but
      they
      > don't have to be.
      >
      > ***Cool idea! Maybe somebody could check her son's age, but I was
      thinking
      > he is now two months old. But it seems to me that toys could be
      for several
      > ages so they could be things he could enjoy for a longer time.
      >
      > ***I've been wanting to ask a question about hiding modern safety
      features
      > and locks in chests. Two of the modern safety features for chests
      are
      > hinges that prevent the lid from falling shut and airholes that keep
      > children from dieing of lack of air if they decide to hide in a
      wooden chest
      > or someone shoves them in one and shuts the lid. Has anyone come
      up with a
      > good way to disguise these features so the chest still looks
      period? And
      > does anyone have a suggestion for hiding good quality modern locks
      on an
      > otherwise period camping chest?
      >
      > Sharon
      > gordonse@o...
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