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Another Hinge Experiment

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Project by gfadvm posted 12-27-2011 01:16 AM 2238 views 11 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I didn’t get any new ideas from my hinge challenge so I came up with this alternate hinge on my own (it’s easier to copy someone else’s ideas). Boxes are scrap wood flooring, splines and back corners are black walnut, finished with BLO and Renissance wax. Not my favorite hinges but they are new to me! (and they work). Comments and alternate hinge methods welcome. (store bought hardware doesn’t count)

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm





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WoodJediNTraining

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#1 posted 12-27-2011 01:42 AM

Great Idea!.. I like the concept..

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com

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#2 posted 12-27-2011 01:48 AM

i like these as well

-- no matter what size job big or small do a job right or don't do it at all.

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#3 posted 12-27-2011 02:11 AM

Nice boxes, great hinges.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 12-27-2011 02:39 AM

I like the boxes and the hinges , but the splines are a little “bulky” and I don’t think they add to the rest of the box.
Just one fools opinion , of course : )
Happy New Year to you and yours !

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#5 posted 12-27-2011 03:25 AM

Lovely design.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 12-27-2011 04:48 AM

Nice boxes. i love your integrated hinges all made of the wood of the box! Great grain patterns too!!!........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 12-27-2011 04:55 AM

I like these ,very cool design.

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#8 posted 12-27-2011 07:32 AM

Looks like a good design to me. It does not look over complited but looks effective.

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#9 posted 12-27-2011 02:51 PM

Good stuff!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#10 posted 12-27-2011 04:28 PM

Like the hinges. Thanks for sharing

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#11 posted 12-27-2011 05:14 PM

How about using a pen spring between two dowel rods? Then you wouldnt have to show the dowels. Similar to how a toilet paper holder works.

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#12 posted 12-27-2011 06:23 PM

Looks great … I always love a new hinge.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#13 posted 12-27-2011 06:38 PM

I like those too. Love the parts you chose to use for the fronts. Worm holes are ok with me.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#14 posted 12-28-2011 12:41 AM

Nice work, Andy. I like ‘em!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#15 posted 12-28-2011 03:38 AM

Scubaspidey, Now there’s an idea I’ve never tried. I like it! Thanks. Any new hinge ideas are always appreciated.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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