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    Vernier Tool Box and Custom Swivel Hinge

    The box is made from Koa from Hawaii the top is Teak from Panama. I custom made a swivel hinge from 6061 Alu, W-1 Drill Rod and a Neodyimium magnet. Check out the video's 3 parts on the making of the Hinge and Box.

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    Last edited by Catfish; 06-25-2015 at 01:04 PM. Reason: Fix Photos

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    Randy,

    Wow, beautiful work and great videos! The hinge is a neat design.

    Thanks for sharing, Paul
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    Thanks Randy! That's a great-looking shirt in the background…

    I've added your Vernier Toolbox to our Toolboxes and Woodworking categories, as well as to your builder page: Catfish's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    very very nice beautiful box tool and vernier.
    Congratulations on winning your T Shirt, you deserve.

    Sorry my mistakes in english.
    to share your tip >>> http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/tool-tips-tricks/ <<<

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    Thanks Paul. Maybe another box in the future.

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    Thanks Hotz. Randy

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    Wow, very nice!


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