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RogerBean

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#1 posted 01-15-2011 01:03 AM

For some time now, I’ve been using only side rail hinges from bcspecialities.com. They are available in quadrant or stop-hinge without the quadrant. In two sizes. Both will work fine with 1/2” stock using a 5/16” router bit. These are machined from solid brass and gold plated and suitable for the finest box. They are also easier to install perfectly. They are about $30/pair. Brusso’s are well made, but the quadrants will be difficult to install perfectly without their router jig. But then, you may prefer their regular stop hinges. Hope this helps. Good luck.
Roger

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


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