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11-27-2011 07:46 AM

Can't decide joinery - 3 replies

Hi folks I’m designing a canopy for my 75 gallon aquarium. The canopy will be able to open in a couple different ways. One way will just open the front portion of the hinged lid (for feeding time), and the second way will be able to open the whole lid up and out of the way (for maintenance). Think of the hinged lid as kind of an &...

11-20-2011 08:58 AM

Do variable-overlay hinges need to be mortised? - 2 replies

Hi folks, Just like the title says…. Do variable-overlay hinges need to be mortised into the back of the doors? On the hinges that i’ve chosen for my project, the frame wing, and the door wing are not quite on the same plane; maybe a 1/16th off, or a tad less. I’ve read through a bunch of sites concerning hinges, but n...

11-15-2011 07:24 AM

Hello to all! - 2 replies

Hi folks! I’m a new aspiring woodworker. I was raised on those great PBS wood shows (you know the ones), and always had an interest, but never the true inspiration…Until recently. I built a stand for my 75 gallon aquarium. I probably over-built it! I’ve been slowly collecting tools, and my last buy was a router. I’m in...

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