I have made my first hinge (copper, and actually my second, since the
first was soldered into a lump) and my problem is how to file the "V"
all the books talk about into 20Ga. copper for a seat for the three
knuckles. What tool? I tried hand filing, not too successful, and
then used my belt sander (better). Is there a flexshaft tool that
would be best for this? Hold in a vise for the filing? How much of a
V? and should there be a minute space between the two bases or fit
flush. I have checked some postings, and looked in the books, but
couldn’t find the little “tips” that I know some of you have.
Thanks, Jackie in Tucson