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Keela's Urn Box #5: Hinges and Finger Lift

05-12-2021 09:35 PM by BrettLuna | 0 comments »

Here’s where I had to deal with the consequences of cutting the lid’s curved profile, before freeing the lid from the box body. You can’t mortise hinges on a rocking horse…not sanely, anyway. I had a waste piece left over from cutting the box body down to size, so I traced the lid profile onto it, cut it, sanded it, and stuck it to the lid with double-faced tape. That did the trick and I was off and on a roll. So much so, that I didn’t take pictures of some steps, like making an MDF router template for the hinges, squaring them up with a chisel, or making the finger lift or its open mortise, etc. But here we are, with the first test fit of the hing...

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