Not sure this will work exactly as you're describing but this site http://www.suigenerisfurniture.co.uk/gpcdet.htm has somewhat of an example on how to incorporate the hinges into the carvings. Hiding the hinges may be more difficult than incorporating them into the design.
You may want to try carving wooden knuckle hinges into the stile of the door and the frame and then using the above example to make them part of the carving. From the work I saw on your web site, you certainly are capable of doing that.
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carved. The front will have 2 doors, half width and about 1 1/2" deep. All
opening joints will be carved over to hide the joint. <BR>What I am having
trouble with is how to hinge the doors to hide the hinges. The doors will have
to side out about 3/4" to 1" To swing open. The swing will be about 135 deg.
for each door. The carving will vary from 1/4" to 3/4" in depth.<BR>I hope
this makes sense to someone, I wrote it and it don't too much sense to
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