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Project by DanielP posted 04-04-2014 05:33 PM 1889 views 18 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

2 7/8×6 x 9” Lightly figured birds eye maple with Padauk panel and hinges. Wenge bottom.

3 coats of poly, blo and mineral spirits mixture. Practicing my hinges still. A lot to learn about wooden hinges. These went on pretty good. Started with a nicely squared box and that helps.

Thanks for looking.

-- Dan P.





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TechTeacher04

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#1 posted 04-04-2014 05:41 PM

Beautiful design. What did you use for the hinge pins?

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DanielP

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#2 posted 04-04-2014 05:50 PM

Thanks TechTeacher. I use brass rod that I get from a local hardware store that carries the K&M Metals hobby display. They have many diameters in 2 or 3 ft lengths as well as brass tubes and small sheets.

-- Dan P.

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#3 posted 04-04-2014 06:12 PM

Great looking box and nice work on the hinges.

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#4 posted 04-04-2014 06:21 PM

Very unique look. I really like it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 04-04-2014 06:28 PM

Attractive box.
Roger

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

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#6 posted 04-04-2014 06:32 PM

Simply beautiful!

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#7 posted 04-04-2014 07:25 PM

Thank you everyone, appreciate your comments.

-- Dan P.

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#8 posted 04-04-2014 07:33 PM

Very fine work.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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Gary

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#9 posted 04-04-2014 08:22 PM

Really nice work. You should be proud of it

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#10 posted 04-04-2014 08:32 PM

Beautiful box and those hinges are the thinnest I’ve ever seen … Great job.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#11 posted 04-04-2014 08:43 PM

I am most impressed with the hinges, the hinges add some beauty to the box. And unfortunately most won’t see or notice that.

Nice work.

-- Jeff NJ

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#12 posted 04-04-2014 08:45 PM

Excellent work. Well done. Hinges are great.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#13 posted 04-04-2014 08:53 PM

Thanks guys, yes the hinges are about 5/16” at the thickest point, set in 1/8” or so then shaped. I’m looking for some clock chain to add for protection. Lowes didn’t have any with small enough links that would match the box.

-- Dan P.

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#14 posted 04-04-2014 09:15 PM

wow, that is a beautiful box, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#15 posted 04-05-2014 12:36 AM

Great looking box—and I love the wood hinges!

-- Dean

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