Secret knock-detecting workshop door


David Glicksman of LA, California, wrote in to share his Secret knock-detecting workshop door:

This is (what I think is) a great example of the kind of fun, inspiring projects that come out of communities like Make, BoingBoing, and the DIY nerd world in general. I combined Chris Schaie’s beautiful Mechanical Iris, Steve Hoefer’s Secret Knock detecting Arduino code, and an engraving made with my scratch-built CNC-Router to make the entrance to my garage/lab a bit more special. These people all inspire the hell out of me, and I just want to feed a little bit of that back to the source.

(Hopefully he changes the shave-and-a-haircut combo to keep his workshop secure!)

2 thoughts on “Secret knock-detecting workshop door

  1. AchillesPDX says:

    Without Google I would never have been able to figure out what the inscription says. It’s Matthew 7:7 in Latin.

    “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:”

    Nice. Very well done.

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