Archive for December 19th, 2014
Unfortunately, the smooth interior of the temple spring pocket and the smooth exterior of the hinge plate didn’t provide enough mechanical lock for the epoxy; the pieces pulled apart after a week.
So I put a stake in its heart:
That’s a tapered brass pin from the Box o’ Clock Parts, buttered up with a dab of epoxy, then shoved firmly into a 41 mil (#59) hole drilled through the pocket and the edge of the hinge plate.
Fast-forward overnight, apply a Dremel grinding bit, and it looks passable:
If that doesn’t hold, those glasses are gone.