Make your own traditional hardware!
Don’t settle for standard, store-bought hardware for you next woodworking project. Make your own by following the clear steps in this video. Master blacksmith Peter Ross shows you step-by-step how to make a traditional dovetail, or butterfly, hinge. You’ll learn to forge the hinge knuckle, chisel the shape, punch the screw holes, and more. And once you’ve learned to create this hinge, you can apply the same steps to make a variety of other traditional hinges—or create custom hinges of your own design.