Asking for a friend

Hello all…A friend asked me to make him a tantalus with these specifc hinged locking mechanism54 PM

Any idea what to call them? then I can ask Mr Google where to buy them

Where’d you get the pic? Got a better one?

This seemed to be in the right direction, but still not quite there:

https://goo.gl/images/j1QR2C Try this

Yes. Very close

This is what I be makin’

I had to Google what a tantalus was - never heard of that before. I guess it’s a chastity belt for booze.

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I thought maybe it was boat related, found this when I Googled brass porthole latch - getting closer

Closer…

https://www.westmarine.com/buy/perko--hatch-fastener-windshield-keeper-1-1-2-x-5-8--256842