2488RE: [MedievalSawdust] Re: Lee Valley & Hinge Help
- May 30, 2004Good idea.
I GOTTA get the forge back up so that I can start making my own hinges.
From: Conal O'hAirt Jim Hart [mailto:baronconal@...]
Sent: Friday, May 28, 2004 5:09 PM
Subject: RE: [MedievalSawdust] Re: Lee Valley & Hinge Help
--- Bill McNutt <mcnutt@...> wrote:
> Got it in one. I took them to the anvil out backCut a nail off close to the head and peen it
> and bent them
> 90degrees to wrap them around the top. It
> incidentally bent the things
> RIGHT ON TOP OF two of my nail holes. Grrr. So up
> close it doesn't
> look right. But nobody but me seems to look that
over like a rivet to fill the hole. I've done
that many times. ( mostly because I can't find
any hinges where the first hole is more than 1"
from the pivot.... )
Does not look perfect, but it looks better
than an open nila/screw hole.
Baron Conal O'hAirt / Jim Hart
Seneschal, Barony of Fenix
Aude Aliquid Dignum
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