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    Default this is interesting woodwork

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    It looks great. But I wonder if it is a case of form over function? The slightest drop of a hinge and the cupboard door won't shut! It's a lot of work just to keep a cupboard door closed (but not locked).

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    Years ago I visited Gillette Castle State Park in Connecticut . It is a castle designed and built by a famous actor of the day. Each interior door had a hand carved lock/latch , each one different.
    The woodwork within the castle is hand-hewn southern white oak. Of the forty-seven doors within the structure, there are no two exactly the same. And each door has a handsome external latch intricately carved of wood.
    I didnt have a camera when I went , but You get the idea.
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    https://www.gillettecastle.info

    Fascinating place. William Gillette was a noted actor, known for portraying Sherlock Holmes, among other achievements.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Gillette

    Quote Originally Posted by Pukulele Pete View Post
    Years ago I visited Gillette Castle State Park in Connecticut . It is a castle designed and built by a famous actor of the day. Each interior door had a hand carved lock/latch , each one different.
    The woodwork within the castle is hand-hewn southern white oak. Of the forty-seven doors within the structure, there are no two exactly the same. And each door has a handsome external latch intricately carved of wood.
    I didnt have a camera when I went , but You get the idea.

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    The slightest drop of a hinge and the cupboard door won't shut!
    I'm thinking that anyone who could make a latch like that would also be able to make undroppable hinges.
    Miguel

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    I want one on my next ukulele case!

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    I saw the other pictures, sorry if unintentional. Are those workers unionized?

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    Very cool latch....but what's the pin? Half a scissor?
    Either guy guy's a barber or a psycho murderer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Clara View Post
    I want one on my next ukulele case!
    Maybe Ken will consider offering handmade cases with his ukes!

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    That’s lovely!
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