How To Make A Cryptex Woodturning

Leonardo da Vinci Cryptex, In this video I turned a Cryptex using the lathe. The Cryptex recently became popular with the move The Da Vinci Code. This really is a pretty easy turning project a lot of it is done with forstner bits.

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  1. Lance Henry
    Lance Henry 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    Hey Carl thanks, love your work?

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  2. jenrazer
    jenrazer 15 June, 2016, 18:20


    And i loved the show! will try to make one though i don't have any power tools~

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  3. Beatyour Kids
    Beatyour Kids 15 June, 2016, 18:20
  4. You'r Best Friend Meela
    You'r Best Friend Meela 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    Cool! that is the word dont forget the exclamation mark! COOL!

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  5. Lance Henry
    Lance Henry 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    C R Y P T

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  6. The diamond poop Lol
    The diamond poop Lol 15 June, 2016, 18:20
  7. William Larsson
    William Larsson 15 June, 2016, 18:20
  8. Markus Malinowski
    Markus Malinowski 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    XOFOP is the Key

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  9. Garrett Gattis
    Garrett Gattis 15 June, 2016, 18:20
  10. elton JUNIOR
    elton JUNIOR 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    muito legal ;-)

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  11. Docc Howdy
    Docc Howdy 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    Thanks. That was wonderful.

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  12. Docc Howdy
    Docc Howdy 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    The crypt is V-I-N-C-I

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  13. Luann Ried Turnes
    Luann Ried Turnes 15 June, 2016, 18:20


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    IBRAHIM BAKIRHAN 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    Congratulations, You are a very good artist …

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  15. Corbinian Memmel
    Corbinian Memmel 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    I think VINCI is the right word
    By the way its a very cool work!
    I never thought that it would be possible to rebuild this awesome piece of work from da Vinci.

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  16. Oliver Macdonald
    Oliver Macdonald 15 June, 2016, 18:20
  17. Jacob Richey
    Jacob Richey 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    the word is j-a-c-o-b

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  18. Color Cloud
    Color Cloud 15 June, 2016, 18:20
  19. Miguel Monroy
    Miguel Monroy 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    Is it woodshop

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  20. Marco Montana
    Marco Montana 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    What was the word, and where can I buy one?

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  21. Jules Schminke
    Jules Schminke 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    but how do they stick together? I mean, if you have the right letter for the last one (so the clued to the tube) and you try to open it, all the others will come with it. I have some difficulties understanding how do the others rings could lock the cryptex…
    please help me with that ;)

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  22. Jules Schminke
    Jules Schminke 15 June, 2016, 18:20
    MIGUEL MENENDEZ 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    Nice video!!

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  24. Paul Lockwood
    Paul Lockwood 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    Very ambitious but very good. Well done.

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  25. Susan White
    Susan White 15 June, 2016, 18:20
  26. thebrandenburgify
    thebrandenburgify 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    This is awesome! Very cool to see made by hand and not molded from plastic!

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  27. chris dunn
    chris dunn 15 June, 2016, 18:20
  28. Justin bunn##
    Justin bunn## 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    has the word been found? is it lathe?

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  29. ihategoogleplus
    ihategoogleplus 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    was the word apple ?

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  30. kenka hasan
    kenka hasan 15 June, 2016, 18:20
  31. Phryne Mnesarete
    Phryne Mnesarete 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    Holy shit, you're hot.

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  32. JugHed69
    JugHed69 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    Is it DEVIL ?

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  33. C W
    C W 15 June, 2016, 18:20

    So has anyone won yet? I say its Chain.

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  34. Random Stuff
    Random Stuff 15 June, 2016, 18:20

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