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Father - Daughter Project #20: Hinges, lid stays & lock set

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Blog entry by Mainiac Matt posted 260 days ago 676 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 19: Final assembly and applying finish. Part 20 of Father - Daughter Project series Part 21: all done.... »

Getting close to wrapping this one up… I was sweating bullets that I would mount the lid cockeyed, or bungle the lid stay (which I did)....

Cedar bottom done

Hinges and stays… I like these lid stays from Rockler, but you have to pay very close attention to the installation geometry or the lid won’t close all the way. I goofed and have two unused screw holes to prove it

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!



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#1 posted 260 days ago

Sure looks PURDY!!!

Great job on the “Memory” chest. This chest is/will be filled with much more than just “Hope”!!!

You didn’t “goof”....
You just gave it some additional character!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 260 days ago

you two did a great build on this chest

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#3 posted 260 days ago

Nice work, Matt. It looks great. You should be proud of it

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

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