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Here are my first projects in the construction of hingeswood. I wish you all a happy new year.
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#1 posted 12-30-2012 06:03 PM
These are very nice , molto bene.You can make a small change to the shape and fit so that they will stop just past 90 degrees and you won’t need the chain. Have a look at these.Ciao
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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#2 posted 12-30-2012 06:17 PM
Thats a very nice boxPhoto #1 does not do it justice
-- 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
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#3 posted 12-30-2012 07:33 PM
One of my military buddies made wood hinges to put doors on our tents when we were deployed to the Persian Gulf in 2003. They worked great even after the supply chain caught up to us and we could have switched over to metal hinges. Nice work!
-- Mark, Minnesota
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#4 posted 12-30-2012 08:19 PM
Very nice work on the hinges.
-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln
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#5 posted 12-30-2012 08:31 PM
Very unique and cool box.
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#6 posted 12-31-2012 01:59 AM
Beautiful boxes and very nice hinges. I also like the inlays/splines at the corners but I can’t figure out how you did the vertical part?Stopped grooves on a router table?
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#7 posted 12-31-2012 02:42 AM
Wonderful design, love the contrasting woods, the hinges are just awesome as are the corner details
-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.
#8 posted 12-31-2012 06:11 AM
Gfadvm,You guessed right, block vertical grooves on tablerouter.
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#9 posted 12-31-2012 06:38 AM
Very cool! Love the wood choice as well. A whole new look.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#10 posted 12-31-2012 10:40 AM
The sketchup helps Thanks for the instructions
-- I have the Saw Dust Fever
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#11 posted 12-31-2012 04:56 PM
Love the wood hinges, a word of warning once you start making them you just cannot stop.Great box, The splines really set it apart … Something for me to try to duplicate. ...
-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.
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#12 posted 12-31-2012 06:29 PM
Beautiful box.Wooden hinges are always amaizing to me.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#14 posted 01-12-2013 09:30 AM
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#15 posted 08-06-2013 07:51 PM
great hinges, very nice touch to the project, so you don’t have to use metal.
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