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Box making videos on the horizon

It’s almost June but there’s still a nip in the morning air and so the workshop stove is lit in the early hours. I will be adding a ‘How-to’ video soon to help those of you who are using our hinges or similar ones to visualise the method I use.   It will cover installation, centring and fitting the screws and working around common problems.  If this takes off I will add other box related videos.  So, if there’s an area you would like to see covered then please email me – ian@hawthornecrafts.com – with your ideas and if I get enough interest in that area I will produce a video.
As for box news, my Yew Trilogy Box has been sold by those lovely folk at the Designyard and very quickly too!  It was delivered on the Friday and sold on the Saturday – WOW.  They now have the Oak Trilogy box, so fingers crossed.   I have still quite a few commissions to get out and ring boxes are currently IN PROGRESS.  Finding time is hard. The hardware sales have been very good and I have re-ordered from my engineering friend, and this time I have added stainless steel to the list which should be here in the next few weeks.  We also have a project article in next month’s F&C on the making of the Royal Box so be sure to get it!

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