Single Corner Hinge

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Project by jaykaypur posted 03-21-2012 02:23 AM 1737 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have had this idea for a while now and I have read, searched, and googled but could not find an example of a wooden one anywhere. It took me a while to get this figured out and working but I finally got it done.

I cut a chunk off of a cedar log to a workable piece measuring 3 1/2’’ x 2 3/4’’ x 12’’ and then 45’d the middle out and glued it into an “L”. It’s finished with Howards Feed- n – Wax and buffed. Left the inside unfinished. I may attach a lid lift in the front 90 degree corner. I would appreciate any info on other examples of this type of corner “wooden” hinge if anyone has any experience with them. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 03-21-2012 02:34 AM

Wish I did. But that’s begging to be used in secret compartments. :)

#2 posted 03-21-2012 04:15 AM

Now that is different nice job

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#3 posted 03-21-2012 12:24 PM

Isn’t it great when your ideas come to life. A+, I like that.

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#4 posted 03-21-2012 01:02 PM


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#5 posted 03-21-2012 01:24 PM

I’m just not seeing the mechanism. Maybe it is too early in the morning. Maybe a picture of the back of the box while opened and closed would help? Maybe I just need a visit to the optometrist?

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#6 posted 03-21-2012 02:53 PM

Definitely an outside the box idea.
Good thinking and nice work.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#7 posted 03-22-2012 01:32 AM

Now that’s COOL!

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#8 posted 03-27-2012 08:52 AM

this is terrible your wife was last night

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#9 posted 03-27-2012 08:54 AM

this was a waste of time like m8 and shiz dont like this stuff i is all on booze and ting mates and lass mates

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