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Bellagio Window Fashions
(419) 381-2700
427 W. Dussel Drive, #245
Maumee, OH
Services
Window Treatments
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JCPenney Custom Decorating
(800) 510-2298
3100 MAIN ST STE 1000
MAUMEE, OH

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Home Depot #3807
(419) 537-1920
3200 Secor Road
North Toledo, OH
 
Home Depot #3848
(419) 476-4573
1035 W Alexis Road
Toledo, OH
 
The Home Depot
(419)872-5516
9570 US 20
Rossford, OH
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Pella® Windows: Toledo Area. Call for appt.
(877) 890-7207
6546 Weatherfield Unit C, Ste 1
Maumee, OH

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Budget Blinds of Fremont
(866) 839-4770
7937 Windmill Ct.
Sylvania, OH

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The Home Depot
(419)537-1920
3200 Secor Rd
Toledo, OH
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Home Depot #3858
(419) 872-5516
9570 Old US 20
Rossford, OH
 
The Home Depot
(419)476-4573
1035 W Alexis Rd
Toledo, OH
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

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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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