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Here’s a simple holiday project that recycles parts from old hinges. The maker uses epoxy to hold it all together, but you could tack weld it for a more permanent solution.

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Marc de Vinck

I’m currently working full time as the Dexter F. Baker Professor of Practice in Creativity in the Masters of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship Program at Lehigh University. I’m also an avid product designer, kit maker, author, father, tinkerer, and member of the MAKE Technical Advisory board.



  1. ungzd says:

    So rusty and gothy.

  2. says:

    I’ve broken more tack welded bonds than epoxy ones in my time. I’d say the epoxy route is the more permanent solution.

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