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gfadvm

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699 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: patron hinges router safety

David and I have been working on this and yesterday the solution occured to me : a piece of pine with a rabbit and a hole and pin on each end holds these small pieces securely. No more routed fingertips!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm


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#1 posted 699 days ago

a good way to get those routed, nice jig there andy, you and david did well…......

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#2 posted 699 days ago

Always like safer ways to do things. So does my doctor.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 699 days ago

wow andy

you did it

and a whole box full

now you got smooth sailing

excellent !

for those that don’t know
grizz and i both came up with this hinge
at about the same time

his is on this box

to be seen here

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/60646

thanks andy
and grizz

great work guys

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 699 days ago

Dang- I have never given Grizz any credit! Sorry Grizz. Now I’ll have to start calling them Grizz/Patron hinges ( or how bout GP hinges for short?)

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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eddie

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#5 posted 699 days ago

great idea Andy this will work im using on a project ,

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Boxguy

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#6 posted 699 days ago

Andy,

Great design on your hinge jig. Just a thought, but what if the area of the rabbit under the hinge were made in the shape of your hinge? You could rough this on a band saw, drill the hole, put it in your jig, then you could use a straight cutting pattern bit to cut the roughed out shape to final form. Then use the above jig with a ball bearing bit to route the edges, flip the hinge and do the final side. The net result would be that you could do all the routing operations with just one jig. Just thinking.

-- Big Al in IN

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Roger

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#7 posted 699 days ago

Ingenious! Very nifty

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Boxguy

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#8 posted 699 days ago

Andy,

Sorry the program won’t let me delete this duplicate. Must have thick fingered something.

Great design on your hinge jig. Just a thought, but what if the area of the rabbit under the hing were made in the shape of your hinge? You could rough this on a band saw, then you could use a straight cutting pattern bit to cut the roughed out shape to final form. Then use the above jig, with a ball bearilng top to route the edges, flip it and do the final side. Just thinking…but that way one jig would do it all.

-- Big Al in IN

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#9 posted 699 days ago

Great Performing Amazing hinges
by Andy (gfadvm)

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 699 days ago

Al- these are too easy to cut out with the band saw and finish with the spindle sander to try routing them. Plus I use a lot of wood that is not ‘router friendly’. David- That could work but I wasn’t part of the inventing. I just stole them!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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stan3443

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#11 posted 699 days ago

do i have to pay a roialty or can i just steal them for an up coming box

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gfadvm

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#12 posted 699 days ago

Send the checks to Grizz and Patron

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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eddie

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#13 posted 698 days ago

very cleaver Andy

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#14 posted 324 days ago

These are next on my list, Thanks Andy, Patron and Grizz

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#15 posted 324 days ago

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