Hinge for the lid.
A single piece of 8/4in red oak.
Cutting it into 3 pieces with a circular saw. With a cut off piece in the middle that we can not use since it had a big flaw.
Measuring the piece for the two ends.
Some jointing on the router table.
More jointing before we can resaw them.
Measure where to cut the dado and the through tenon.
Testing if the tenon fits into the mortise.
Using a sled to cut a rabbet at 3.5 degrees.
Since we did not have a long enough router bit, we had to do multiple cuts.
Cleaning up the rabbet with a chisel.
Saya chisel for cleaning up the router cut rabbet.
Measuring where the shoulders need to be cut.
First dry fit.
Fitting the viking-age sliding lock.
Sanded and glued up.
Dowels added for additional strength.
Lock dry fitted into the front panel.
Inside of the Viking-age sliding lock; still missing one more collar.
Huginn and Muninn
Hasps with lock.
Handle for lifting the chest.