• Creating a Wooden Hinge for a Gate Leg Table
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    How to Make Wooden Hinges for a Gate Leg Table

    Discover how to make wooden hinges for a gateleg table, hinged-lid blanket chest or other furniture projects. Watch as we teach you how to set up your tablesaw with a shop-made fence that guides your workpiece past a dado head blade, creating perfect teeth and sockets. And this wooden hinge is just the beginning. WWGOA’s…

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  • Boring the Hinge Pin into the Wooden Hinge for a Gate Leg Table
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    Boring the Hinge Pin into the Wooden Hinge for a Gate Leg Table

    George Vondriska teaches you how to properly drill a hole for the hinge pin that allows a wooden hinge to pivot. He shows you how to use a white charcoal pencil and a square to find the center on the wood, and he likes to use an extra long drill bit and the quarter-inch slot…

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  • Rounding the Edges on a Wooden Hinge for a Gate Leg Table
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    Rounding the Edges on a Wooden Hinge for a Gate Leg Table

    After you’ve made the necessary cuts to create a wooden hinge for your gate leg table, the next step is to round the edges on the teeth so that the hinge swings freely. George Vondriska teaches you how to use increasing grit sandpaper to file and bullnose the corners. Related Videos: Creating a Wooden Hinge…

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