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With a Forstner bit, you could drill a line of overlapping holes to take away the majority of the mortise’s waste to its 3⁄4-in. intensity. get rid of the remainder waste utilizing a chisel (D). Test-fit the aid physique into the mortise, aiming for a healthy that’s completely flush with the higher fringe of the field. Shim the mortise whether it is too deep; proceed chiseling if it’s too shallow. faucet the aid physique into position with a deadblow mallet (E) and screw it into the mortise. Reattach the lid, placed a number of drops of epoxy onto the lid stud, and push it into the outlet within the lid (F). The stud flares a bit, so resistance increases as you push it into the opening. guarantee that the field closes simply: The pin at the finish of the stud should still drop smartly into the opening of the aid physique with out binding. upload a lining to the internal of the field, and you’re accomplished (G). F E VA R I AT I O N After drilling the tip holes of the mortise, it's your decision to plungerout the mortise in 3 passes, advanc ing the bit in steps 1⁄4 in. deep, until eventually you achieve the finished intensity. picture H indicates utilizing an area consultant and a 3⁄8-in. bit, however it will be more secure to take advantage of a 1⁄4-in. bit to take away lots of the waste, after which use a chisel to accomplish the mortise to its complete three ⁄8-in. width. G VA R I AT I O N Lid helps and remains seventy five L I D S U P P O R TS Toy field Lid aid earlier than procuring a toy field lid aid, you must determine the torque requirement to your lid. ➤ See “An effortless Torque Calculator” on p. seventy two. subsequent, you'll want to pick out the mounting place: left, heart, or correct. If you’re utilizing a unmarried help, positioning it within the middle is the best option. utilizing a couple of correct- and left-handed helps is one other sturdy technique, particularly for an extended or heavy lid. it doesn't matter what mounting place you opt, the set up approach is identical. the next demonstration will set up a lefthanded help. A Hinge the head of the toy field to the bottom. ➤ See “Piano Hinges” on p. 38. B C ! ▲ W A R N I N G secure deploy and operation require that the mounting screws have a superior objective that’s a minimum of three ⁄4 in. thick. Use the most important diameter of screw within the maximum size that your venture will carry. seventy six Lid helps and remains The instructions provided with the aid gave the site of the higher gap within the facet mounting bracket at 1 in. from the centerpoint of the hinge pin and 11⁄4 in. from the rear face of the again (1⁄2 in. inboard from the 3⁄4-in. -thick back). Mark this centerpoint on a strip of overlaying tape, place the aid, and use a scratch axe to mark the centerpoint of the decrease mounting gap (A). Drill pilot holes, strip off the tape, and screw the bracket to the part of the toy box’s base. placed a strip of protecting tape at the toy field lid, and mark the centerpoint of the reduce mounting gap for that bracket, positioning it three in. above the hinge pin’s centerpoint. Swing the aid opposed to the lid, and mark the centerpoint of the opposite mounting gap. Drill pilot holes (B), strip off the tape, and screw the bracket in position.