Wood Hinge Box

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Blog entry by Roger posted 11-17-2010 02:40 AM 8504 reads 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been fiddlin around with this…. expermenting. Had a few pieces of Oak n Walnut layin round. It needs glued, sanded, and finished still. I used 2 different sized woods on the front, back and sides. I finally got a chance to get the “Router Fence System” from Woodline out that I purchased at the WIA show in Sept. I’m real happy with this product. Hope I’ll have more boxes in my future projects.

WOW! I can’t believe this was 100 days ago…. lol
I finally got round to finishin this box, and this other one with it. it’s been kinda experimental (mental haha)
Thnx for lookin

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#1 posted 11-17-2010 02:42 AM

You make the coolest stuff Roger!! This is an awesome box! You will have to update us when it is finished, as I am sure it will look even more stunning than it already does. Great job!

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#2 posted 11-17-2010 02:47 AM

Very cool. Can’t wait to see the finished product!

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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#3 posted 11-17-2010 03:01 AM

That’s going to be a beautiful box! I love the look oak and walnut together. Can’t wait to see it finished!

-- David

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#4 posted 11-17-2010 04:03 AM

This is really great. Gives me an idea!

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#5 posted 11-17-2010 08:39 AM

That’s really nice.

when I saw those woden hinges in wood magazine, I cut out the page and put it in my todo binder. Now seeing your project, I would have to take it out.

Great work

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#6 posted 11-17-2010 12:18 PM

Very beautiful box. The oak and walnut go great together. Keep up the good work..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#7 posted 11-17-2010 12:30 PM

Good Looking Hinges and Box, Roger!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#8 posted 11-17-2010 12:55 PM

Wow what a great box looks great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 11-17-2010 02:06 PM

Thnx everyone. Well appreciated

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#10 posted 11-17-2010 03:24 PM

There is just something about a nice wood hinge. Looking good Roger….

I have made a few projects incorporating them and really like the natural feel it adds to work. When you can have a box with a hinge and no metal showing… Well that is just cool in my book….

Just as a heads up I use those small hard wood rounded plugs to cover any metal. Here is the two I did. I don’t know the best way to do them, but I know how I did it. If you want to trade notes let me know.

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-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#11 posted 11-17-2010 04:59 PM

Nice work, Roger. Very unique.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#12 posted 11-18-2010 11:45 AM

Love it Roger, the Oak and Walnut is going to look great when you give it the final protective finish. I am looking forward to seeing the finished box. I am always looking for different ideas, this one is now on the ToDo list….......................when I get some time!

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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