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Forum topic by lateralus819 posted 05-19-2014 11:55 AM 551 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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lateralus819

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05-19-2014 11:55 AM

I’m building a box out of 4/4 stock. The base will be shaped on all sides like a half round. 3/8” thick on the top and bottom, sweeping to 13/16 in the middle. Same for the lid.

What are some good low profile hindes or maybe a different solution i could use here? Since the lid will be only 3/8” thick where the hinge mounts.


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#1 posted 05-19-2014 01:31 PM

Wow, that’s a pretty small space for a hinge, Lat.
Sorry, I cannot help, but sure would like to see the answer!
Maybe a wooden hinge added on?
Need photos! :)

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#2 posted 05-19-2014 01:48 PM

Maybe some cylinder hinges

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lateralus819

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#3 posted 05-19-2014 02:14 PM

I was kind of thinking a leather hinge? Glue it on.

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