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Creating a Brass hinges for a Constantine lighter Movie size

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Creating a Brass hinges for a Constantine lighter Movie size

The first hinges on my lighter broke, it was thin and not strong enough. This time around I thought I'll create a much thicker hinge from a bit of bass bar. The best way to create the hinges would be to use a CNC milling machine which would need to be program and tested. I chose to create the hinge from the eye with a Dremel tool.

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I started off by tapping bigger threads for bigger screws.

 

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The brass bar I used to create the hinge.

 

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Measured and cut the bit I will use.

 

 

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Measured and mark both sides of the brass metal hinge using a sharpie and a razor blade 

 

 

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After some Time I had both sides groove cut outs and fitting spot on.

 

 

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Grinding and milling to the size I need.

 

 

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Riveted up and seems ok.

 

 

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After one day I completed the hinges, installed a patina.

 

 

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Engraved my name on the back.

 

 

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After creating the hinges I created a bigger close hammer for the lighter lid.


Troy

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Troy is a professional Artist, Photographer, Videographer, Musician and Creator with a love for arts, traveling, taking photos and creating internet content. He is also the founder of CameraLoops.com



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