Door fits, hinges ready, so far we’re smiling! everything 5 by 5 Now, we just have to fix those hinges. Yes, now accuracy is of greatest importance. This is the time where we have one shot (again!). So we have to insert the hinges ag...
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Location: Blue Hill, Maine
I am a fan of hand tools. One must walk before he can run.
Grew up in North Dakota and Northern Minnesota, but after traveling around quite a bit, I fell in love with Maine and now live in Blue Hill.
I love wood turning, cabinet making, carpentry, and just about anything to do with wood and building stuff.
I have been interested in building things as long as I can remember and have been working building stuff just about ever since when ever I had the chance.
Have some tools will travel!
-- Nicholas, Cabinet/Furniture Maker, Blue Hill, Maine
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The Montage, (building in and mounting for those who are curious what “Montage” means) of a butt hinge door. I like to use the word Montage, because it comes off the lips easier and is a great general term used to describe, all “...
So, where did I leave off? Oh yeah, we just finished laying out where the butt hing is going to be mortised in. Now we need to do the actual mortising. This can actually be fun! well as long as the mortising chisel is sharp and nothing goes wr...
So here is my second blog series, for lacking of a better term, the “old school butt hinge.” It does not have to be old school, but it is. Why? It takes time, practice, skill, and work to make this almost lost style of hinge work. ...
So someone asked about seeing tools, well the one I built is unfortunately at the moment redundant, and the shop where I work has existing cabinets. They are probably 60 years old or so, but that does not matter, this is a Traditional cabinet, an...