Wood Doors Charleston SC

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Advanced Glass Service LLC
(843) 225-3270
59 Tradd St
Charleston, SC
Services
Window Repair, Glass Replacement, Auto Glass Repair, Window Replacement, Window Installation Service.

The Muhler Company, Inc.
5935 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC

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Home Depot #1118
(843) 556-2447
2008 Magwood Rd
Charleston, SC
 
Home Depot #1103
(843) 569-3773
7554 Northwood Blvd
Charleston, SC
 
Moluf's Supply Co.
(843) 723-4881
530 E Bay St
Charleston, SC
 
Overhead Door Co of Charleston
(843) 881-3667
443 Long Point Rd
Mt Pleasant, SC

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The Home Depot
(843)556-2447
2008 Magwood Rd
Charleston, SC
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(843)569-3773
7554 Northwood Blvd
Charleston, SC
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Hughes Lumber Company
(843) 577-6671
82 Mary St
Charleston, SC
 
East Bay True Value Hardware
(843) 577-9196
18 Society St
Charleston, SC
 
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Tiny Door Hinges- Advent Calendar

The Advent Calendar (or Christmas Countdown Calendar) prototype is well on its way. The dado jig worked perfectly! Unfortunately though, my pre-holiday merriment was disrupted when I started to work out the hinge details. The doors on this piece are just under 1.5″ x 1.5″. With 25 of them to attach to the frame, regular hinges are just out of the question. Aaron and I batted some ideas back and forth and it seems that the easiest thing to do right now is simply use two small pins, above and below each door to act was pivot points.

You can see in this image, our main concern is the size of the door and the location of the pin. Obviously the trick is making sure the door clears the frame and opens freely. Aaron did a great job putting together these two samples that show a 1/8″ diameter pin (left) and a 3/32″ diameter pin (right). In both cases, the pin needs to be set closer to the front of the door to help the door swing more “naturally”, similar to what we’d expect from a standard hinge.

So that’s the plan so far, and frankly I feel like there should be a better solution. If you don’t order the little dowel pins pre-made, you’re going to have to cut about 50 little pins yourself. That’s a pain in the nether regions! And the smooth action of the doors will depend on some precision drilling. Nothing that can’t be handled with a few jigs and a little patience, but its not quite as “sim...

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