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Project by Bram Sibma posted 1060 days ago 1187 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first serious box attempt. Had made a few simple boxes without locks en centainly no layed-in hinges.
All remarks are welcome.

Bram

-- Bram Sibma, The Netherlands, http://www.bramsibma.nl





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tomd

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#1 posted 1059 days ago

Very nice box, you did well on the hinges they always give me fits. Like the latch, where did you get it ?

-- Tom D

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Bram Sibma

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#2 posted 1059 days ago

Thank you for the compliment. The hinges troubled me at first butit turned out ok. Next time I will get an even tighter fit!

The hinges and the latch came from LeeValley.com

Bram

-- Bram Sibma, The Netherlands, http://www.bramsibma.nl

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Ian Hawthorne

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#3 posted 1059 days ago

Great job Bram – all things improve with practise.

Ian

-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge! http://hawthornecrafts.com/our-blog/

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RogerBean

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#4 posted 1059 days ago

I like the lid treatment. Hope to see more boxes from you.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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