The Sea Latch

  • Advertise with us
Project by littlecope posted 11-07-2010 01:20 AM 2574 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.

25 comments so far

View Loucarb's profile


2388 posts in 3227 days

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

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

View Splinterman's profile


23072 posts in 3143 days

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

Hey Mike,
Cool design and finish…well done.

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile


18029 posts in 3458 days

#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

View Lenny's profile


1564 posts in 3309 days

#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

View dustbunny's profile


1149 posts in 3077 days

#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 ~

View Bob A in NJ's profile

Bob A in NJ

1208 posts in 3781 days

#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

View lew's profile


11757 posts in 3537 days

#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.

View FloridaArt's profile


837 posts in 3080 days

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

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

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

View BritBoxmaker's profile


4609 posts in 2818 days

#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.

View Jamie Speirs's profile

Jamie Speirs

4167 posts in 2638 days

#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

View ellen35's profile


2732 posts in 3214 days

#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

View Andy's profile


1681 posts in 3690 days

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

Great box, love the latch and hinges!

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

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

14170 posts in 3765 days

#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

View rivergirl's profile


3201 posts in 2620 days

#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."

View Andrew's profile


709 posts in 2980 days

#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

showing 1 through 15 of 25 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics