Status Available from Penguin Creek GalleryDescription This is a fully working model lock. It is made of Tasmanian timbers and is of all wooden construction (including the locking mechanism) except for the hinge pin and key locating pin which are steel rod. Serial No 0317 09 Series 300 Construction Body consists of three layers. Front layer is blackwood - silky oak - blackwood as is the rear layer. Central layer is macracarpra. The hasp is a lamination of two layers - silky oak and blackwood with grain running at right angles to give extra strength. The escutcheon for key entry is macracarpa and key itself is blackwood as is the internal mechanism. The base of the stand is blackwood. Finish The lock is finished in two coats of Scandinavian Oil. To Open Insert key into lock and turn clockwise. Do not try to open past first resistance. To Close Ensure key is turned fully anti-clockwise and push hasp into the lock. Taking care of your lock Wipe over with a clean dry cloth. If finish ever need rejuvenating, apply a light coat of wax polish and polish with dry cloth. The body of the lock is extremely sturdy. However if the lock is dropped onto a hard surface the hasp may be damaged or broken. Avoid carrying the lock by the hasp - pick lock up by the body. The lock is designed so that the hasp may be removed if necessary for repair or replacement. With proper care this lock should last at least a lifetime.