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Wizard9999 wrote:Well SWMBO is getting a jumper for Christmas, as I totally stuffed up fitting the hinges
Does this article help any ? http://www.peterseftonfurnitureschool.c ... hinges.pdf
Wizard9999 wrote:... as I totally stuffed up fitting the hinges
RogerS wrote:.......When I fit small hinges I lay the hinge open on one part of the box and draw round it with a Japanese marking knife. I gently tap a sharp chisel along the lines. You have to be careful..too hard and you end up with a dip in the wood ..too soft and you don't achieve very much. Then I will mark the thickness if the leaf using a marking gauge..I use the Veritas one. Then gently make chisel cuts all along at 45 degrees but not as far as the leaf depth line. I will break out as much of this as I can...but gently. Then clamp a piece of 90 degree wood in line with the leaf depth line and then gently pare away using the block as a guide.
Mike G wrote:I would screw it on the right way up, Roger. I do that with all butt hinges, BTW.
Malc2098 wrote:There's also this...
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