Monday, February 22, 2016

New year, new article

I've got an article in the new issue of Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine. It describes how to make brass knife hinges.

I find this a handy skill to have, because sometimes, the right hinges aren't available to buy. This was the case in my Liquor Cabinet from a few years ago. The door was to be a work surface, and small hinges would not hold up in the long run. Using the same techniques described in the article, I was able to make hinges using 3/16" brass and a 3/16" pin.
http://grainchronicles.blogspot.ca/2013/10/liquor-cabinet.html

that's not me on the cover...

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