Soliciting your ideas. I frequently build small boxes out of
materials 1/4" or less. The top is glued on the box then cut apart, so I
can't pin through the side. This prevents me from using most of the
common methods of hinging the top. Any ideas on how to hinge
something that's 1/8" or so thick? I'm thinking leather might work. Which
side out (is it just a matter of preference?)? What glue to use?
Wed, Nov 14, 2007, 12:14pm (EST+5) firstname.lastname@example.org (Smaug Ichorfang)
<snip> Any ideas on how to hinge something that's 1/8" or so thick?
No prob. Make wooden hinges.
The whole of life is a learning process.
- John Keel
If I understand the top is just 1/8" thick with no sides on it or very
little sides. You can just use any typical hinge. I suppose I would
use two nice little brass hinges. One leaf would lay on the top of
the top and one leaf would be on the side of the box. You can use
little bolts with nuts and washers inside or use rivets. I think this
would look better than any Davey Crockett version of a leather hinge.
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