Small Link Hinged Keepsake Box

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Project by Rpartos posted 01-31-2017 02:57 PM 666 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this box with my home-made CNC router. To determine the link positions, I used a freely downloadable linkage designer/editor/simulator found at

-- Dick,

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#1 posted 01-31-2017 03:56 PM

The box is very good.

BUT..your website is really great. I love your mini-CNC. The other project including the ships in a bottle and automata are awesome.

Thanks for posting and hope you continue to be an LJ member.

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#2 posted 01-31-2017 07:01 PM

Cool way of opening.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 01-31-2017 07:39 PM

This is a real beauty.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 01-31-2017 09:05 PM

Thanks everyone—I appreciate the encouragement!

Dick P.

-- Dick,

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#5 posted 01-31-2017 11:46 PM

Cool! I really enjoy the integration of woodworking and technology. Keep up the good work.

-- Don in Indiana - "Failure does not stop me, it makes me try harder... because I'm crazy."

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#6 posted 02-01-2017 03:31 PM

Impressive router set up, interested how you made it. You really started off with a bang…

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 02-01-2017 05:44 PM

Brian—see my home page ( for a number of links to construction of the Mantis 9 CNC.

-- Dick,

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