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1st attempt with wooden hinges with alot of lessons learned.

-- MonkeyMonk





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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 03-19-2012 06:53 PM

Nice hinges…Any 1st. attemp and following attempts at something has alot of lessons to be learned…Are those made with the Incra Jig?

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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stefang

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#2 posted 03-19-2012 06:54 PM

These look real good. Does the hinge pin go all the way through? If so how did you drill them? Also it would be nice to know what lessons you learned.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Monkman

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#3 posted 03-19-2012 06:56 PM

Greg,

Yes, it was made with the Incra system. Do you also make your boxes with Incra? I have seen your work and I am simply amazed at what you do.

Sam

-- MonkeyMonk

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waho6o9

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#4 posted 03-19-2012 06:56 PM

Nice looking hinges. Very uniformed.

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Monkman

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#5 posted 03-19-2012 07:11 PM

Stefang,

Yes, the pins went through with no problem, thanks to the Incra (Hinge) Jig system. Also, what is the protocol for posting our lessons learned?

-- MonkeyMonk

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stefang

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#6 posted 03-19-2012 07:53 PM

Just a tongue in cheek comment Monkman. I was hinting that the story is as important as the photo, so I hope you will tell us a bit more about your projects. Remember, your audience being woodworkers is also interested in the details, not just the beautiful project pics. There is no protocol. You are entirely free to post it any way you want to.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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BritBoxmaker

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#7 posted 03-19-2012 08:28 PM

Good hinges

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#8 posted 03-19-2012 09:46 PM

A very good job I couldn’t tell it was your first set.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Martyroc

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#9 posted 03-20-2012 12:02 AM

Nice hinges, one of my wood mags gives detailed instruction on how to make them, maybe I will be ambitious one day, on the list with rest of the ,I’ll get to that one day projects

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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mirock

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#10 posted 03-20-2012 06:05 PM

Cool. Interesting, what is time of work of it?

-- Vladimir Ukraine http://archiwood.com.ua/ http://www.architector.dp.ua/

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rance

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#11 posted 03-21-2012 12:32 AM

Yeah, please tell us what you learned. They look good btw.

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