Wood handbag

Here is a handbag design I made. The whole thing is made out of wood with a living hinge. I put a magnet on the end of the lip thingy to hold it closed. Holes in the side are for the straps. I just bought a leather strap from somewhere else and used that on the bag.

bag 1
bag 2


Enjoy!
David.

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This is generous of you. Thanks

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Very nice! I do love inset fingers :smiley:

You may find that opening and closing the lid causes the living hinge to fail. I tend to line mine with fabric or leather so that even if the wood cracks the hinge still maintains adhesion :slight_smile:

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Very nice. Thank you.

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This is really pretty! Thanks for sharing!

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Thank you!!

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One thing that can also be done to avoid that is adding more of a radius to the living hinge, that allows for more flexibility and less stress on the joints

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Which can definitely help it last longer :slight_smile:

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Thanks for sharing this is a lovely design!

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How kind of you—thanks!

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Awesome sauce

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Thank you for the design! Love your added touches!

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You might consider lining the living hinge with cloth. This will help take some of the stress from repeated use and keep the hinge in operating condition even if one or two of the small areas break.

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Where did you get leather in all those colors? :rofl:

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This is super cool! Thanks for sharing!

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Very nice share! Great project!

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Thank you :slight_smile:

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I have been trying forever to make something similar. Thanks for the generous sharing.

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Thank you for sharing this. I love wood handbags!

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Thank you so much! Yours turned out so very nice with the heart engraving!

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