Hinged Photo Frame MDF Kit 900x900 Split

Take Risks And Stay Curious – An MDF Design From Concept To Completed Creation

As shown earlier I had made a clasp mechanism that had a small post with a hole in it to keep the box closed.

I wanted to attached this with a chain but wondered how I was going to attach the other end to the box.

As I was deliberating my eye fell on a few of the cogs from that mixed bag. A few of them had loops built in that were just perfect for attaching jump rings.

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After colouring one of them with the copper coloured Pebeo pen I went rummaging through my jewellery making supplies and found some cool dark metal coloured jump rings that would work well with the colour scheme.

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I started to twist, loop and connect until I had a good length and then attached this to the post to check it was right.

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Nope, a few more needed.

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There we go!

This was then glued to the outside front of the box.

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Perfect!

Now, would you like to see the finished thing?

Join me on the last page of this blog post to have a proper gander at what this ended up looking like.


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9 thoughts on “Take Risks And Stay Curious – An MDF Design From Concept To Completed Creation

  1. […] is a quick pic of one of the kits that I decorated a while ago, as detailed in this blog post, and some of the new kits that are also […]

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  2. Loved this project John and I was amazed how it looked at the end. It could be used in so many different ways.

    Hope you add an mdf range to your shop in the future so we can buy them from you.

    You are so talented and we are very lucky that you share this with us so we can learn along the way.

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  3. It’s fabulous John, well done :) I wasn’t sure about one part (the front with the strip of lace) but it really works on the finished article.

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  4. This is absolutely stunning John, what a masterpiece. I love the journey how you made this from page 1 to 5, thank you so much for sharing this.

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