2476Re: [MedievalSawdust] Re: Lee Valley & Hinge Help
- May 27, 2004
>Do you bend the hinges 90 degrees at a point even with the thicknessSometimes, not always. I don't think it looks too funky to leave the
>of the top of the box above the hinge pin?
knuckle flush with the top, but with thicker lids this can cause trouble
opening and closing. Helps to shim the lid about 1/8" or so above the back
when mounting the hinge - that little gap makes it open and close better.
>Essentially so the hingeThat's a feature on some period chests. On others, the strap is set on the
>strap wraps around the back of the top and over the top?
under side of the lid, which places the knuckle in the proper position.
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