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Jumanji Board- Hinges and Compartments

Yesterday I focused on getting the compartments on the board finished (or nearly finished). I added a magnet to each of the lids, these are attracted to the screws in the bottom section.

Jumanji Board- magnets

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and it actually works… I’ve held it upside down and everything.

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I started on the hinges today. It was not fun.

This is the test piece, which took far too long, but was necessary :

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And yes, the hinges really do look like this on the actual board.

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Marked out all the pieces on Birch wood. Decided to use Birch because it is stronger and will hopefully be able to withstand a bit more movement than pine.

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This took hours. Literally. Because they are pretty small I had to do a lot of hand sanding… or else risk loosing a finger on the disc sander. Even knowing that, I was pretty risky and got most of it sanded back using it. Did the rest by hand.

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Sorry this is a boring post(!) Will be getting the hinges on tomorrow. Hopefully some exciting looking pictures up soon. I have 1 week, so will have to start the paint job pretty soon, and that’s the fun bit.

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