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Crib #7: Hangers and final assmebly

04-04-2012 03:02 PM by Ivan | 0 comments »

So I finished the assembly after pre-finishing everything. used West Systems Marine epoxy, I’m pretty sure it’s not coming apart. Finish is shellac. I ran into a DOH moment when I tried to install the matress platform. The rail extensions actually made it so tight that I couldn’t get a hex screw in. Even with the crib all apart the screws just wouldn’t fit. So I went to Home Depot looking for inspiration and a get my butt out of a bind part. Found Cafe Door pivot hinges that just so happen to have a 90Deg bracket with a nice hole and rounded ends… Turns out the holes were too far out and I had to recess the bracket ~5/16” to get them to line up...

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