I have the following setup
Raspberry pi with samba installed and running
Windows 8 machine that can see the samba share, access the proper DIR, see all contents
In the smb.conf file, at the base of the file, I created the above dir with this
[AirLock] comment = AirLock path = /thepath/ writeable = Yes create mask = 0777 directory mask = 0777 browseable = Yes public = Yes read only = no
With these settings I can see the whole dir that I want but I cant create files, edit files, or create DIRs.