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Forum topic by ghazard posted 07-24-2009 04:46 AM 927 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ghazard

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07-24-2009 04:46 AM

Topic tags/keywords: hinges box

I’ve seen these barbed hinges used a couple of times and then stumbled across them on Woodcraft. They look pretty slick. Does anyone have experience? Are they worth it?

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Thanks,

Greg

-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"


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#1 posted 07-24-2009 05:00 AM

i’ve used them on small boxes ,
in pine they might lossen ,
in hardwoods ,
they do o.k. .
you have to get their arbor and blade .
it’s a one shot deal ,
no fitting and moving around .

-- 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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#2 posted 07-24-2009 05:24 AM

New to me listen to the mastor builder David.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 07-30-2009 11:38 PM

I use them on some production runs.Once you are set up with some guides and jiggs they are worth it.I do add a bit of normal woodglue in the slot and have no problem of them working loose.But like patron said it,s a one shot deal.

-- Johan, South Africa, www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za

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#4 posted 08-01-2009 08:00 PM

Thanks, guys. I’ll keep them in mind for the future.

Greg

-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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