The Sea Latch

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Project by littlecope posted 11-07-2010 01:20 AM 2672 views 5 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some scrap Douglas Fir, Oak, and Plexiglas… multiplied by a little spare time, and an honest desire to enjoy myself…

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

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#1 posted 11-07-2010 01:24 AM

That is pretty awesome Mike. Love the latch & your hinges are amazing as usual.

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#2 posted 11-07-2010 01:50 AM

Hey Mike,
Cool design and finish…well done.

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#3 posted 11-07-2010 02:03 AM

Another nice idea Mike. Always wondering what you are up to :-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 11-07-2010 02:09 AM

Well done Mike. Beautiful craftmanshiip.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#5 posted 11-07-2010 02:14 AM

Your creativity is amazing.
I love the hinge design and the latch too.
Another beautiful box : )


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#6 posted 11-07-2010 02:17 AM

That’s a lot of work in a little box. Cool latch and hinge. Well done.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#7 posted 11-07-2010 02:54 AM

Well Done, Mike. I really like the Plexiglas idea!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 11-07-2010 12:11 PM

Looks like a fun little project. Gave me some ideas too.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#9 posted 11-07-2010 12:26 PM

Enjoyed this end, too. Well done, Mike. Master of the wooden hinge.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#10 posted 11-07-2010 12:29 PM

That looks great.
I makes me want to touch it, very tactile.
Looks like you had great fun making it.
A project for the fun of it.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#11 posted 11-07-2010 02:14 PM

You are the master of hinges and latches, Mike.
That is amazing!
Enjoy the cool weather up there in Cow Hampshire!!!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#12 posted 11-07-2010 02:56 PM

Great box, love the latch and hinges!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#13 posted 11-07-2010 03:25 PM

very cool ! now what to put in the box?

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#14 posted 11-07-2010 03:30 PM

I love your wooden hinges! Wonder what would happen if you and Patron collaborated on a box? All that talent in one place would produce incredible results.

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#15 posted 11-07-2010 03:34 PM

Very nice, I really enjoy, looking at your work and your techniques.

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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