Does controlling door and cabinet access with the power of Electromagnetism interest you? Excellent! In effect, this latch / lock solenoid is an electronic lock. When powered with 12VDC source, the latch is pulled in, allowing movement. Without power, the latch is extended, blocking movement and your secret drawer is safe and secure.
This Solenoid Latch comes with a mounting bracket which can be removed with two screws. Once removed the solenoid can be rotated 180 and remounted. Paired with a relay you can easily have a low voltage system control this and other higher voltage devices.