Installing Hinges on a Small Box
For me installing hinges on a small box is a problem. I have stumbled on a process that makes the installation a little easier for me with a higher quality success rate. I'm not saying this is the right way but it works for me.
I use Router Ski's to cut the hinges. Harry has a thread on that and also he cuts the full thickness of the hinge on the backside of the box, not the lid. That in itself is a huge advantage for success.
What I added to that is having the hinges slightly proud on the box and using carpet tape to align the lid. Also using the Router Skis as a 3rd hand to support the lid when aligning and drilling hinge holes.
When done a little sanding or a flush trim bit finishes it off.
Hope this helps someone like me who finds it a challenge to correctly attach the lid to a box.
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