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    Invisible Connectors

    This is interesting, if it can get tight enough.

    http://www.wimp.com/invisibleconnections/
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    Pretty neat.
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    Maybe a solution looking for a problem?
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    someone has been thinking ahead of there time!!!
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    I caught those while lost on You Tube the other day. Lemello has a different market than we are used to over here so it does sort of look like a solution looking for a problem to me. Then again, I have no time for minifix connectors and most of that other euro stuff. I know they are used innumerable places (Target, IKEA, inexpensive kitchen and bathroom cabinets) but, I'm not much on them for my work. I certainly do appreciate KD hardware when I am going cheap but, I don't think the end consumer is the target for the Invis MX system ;-)
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    Vision its called vision in my opinion. Hey Glenn bet you never thought you would be using Blum Euro hinges. We all caught up in tradition
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    Very cool, if you ask me. I can see a lot of applications (not necessarily woodworking) for an invisible fastener like that. With 175 pounds of holding power per fastener, it seems plenty strong enough to me. I agree with Glenn that end consumers are not the likely market for such a device, although at about $375 for the starter kit, it's on par with a number of other fastening systems (somewhere in the middle between a good biscuit joiner and a Festool Domino).
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    for me, i'd rate it right up there with pocket screw joinery, not that i'd use either of them.
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    Pretty neat idea but I don't think I'd ever use them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob Keeble View Post
    Vision its called vision in my opinion. Hey Glenn bet you never thought you would be using Blum Euro hinges. We all caught up in tradition
    I'm not against them, I even have a box of them somewhere. But, I have installed a total of four in my lifetime; on an old drill press cabinet .
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