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  1. Soft Closing Cabinets

    Design & Plans
    I am wondering if there are a soft closing cabinet door hardware option in a scenario where the pre existing cabinets I think have a partial inset to them. I have attached a photo of the door. The frame has a facing on it and the gap between the edge of the door and inset are 3/8" as shown in...
  2. Help with hinges on unusual project

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello all! I'm a bit desperate for some advice, as I'm about to pounce on a miniatures project that's out of my ordinary. I'm a dollhouse person, and I'm at present looking to turn a baby cello into a wall-hanging miniature dollhouse. My conundrum is about hinges. I would like the cello case to...
  3. Cabinet Bi-Fold Doors

    Trim Carpentry & Built-Ins
    I have a bi-fold cabinet full overlay door for which I need a left-opening mechanism (slide or arm). Door is ~17" total, each side is 8.5". I can't seem to locate anything. It's not a corner cabinet it's flat but in a tight space and needs to be accessed from the right side. So I built bi-fold...
  4. Should I use Full Overlay or Half Overlay hinges?

    Design & Plans
    I want to install two doors on this cabinet using European (concealed) hinges. They will be installed on a Frameless structure made of 18mm panels on the outside and a 27mm panel on the inside that is shared by one door and on the other side by drawers (see diagrams). I understand that if...
  5. Hinge Help Please! Type?

    Design & Plans
    Hello friends! As you can see from the picture, I'm wondering if anyone knows of the type of hinge I would need for this peculiar movement? The picture is a side view, of a door that opens downward. Any insight or specifics would be greatly appreciated. Colin
  6. Unhinged!

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Pardon the double entendre.... If you would be so kind, would you take a gander at the "Grand Central" table at this link and fathom a guess as to what the hinges are made from--assuming they're all made from the same thing. https://vimeo.com/14001147 It almost strikes me as some scored...
  7. Box with "invisible" hinges

    Hi all, I was just wondering whether there was a way to make a simple wooden box, with a hinged lid, only thing is that i don't want to be able to see any part of the hinges at any point, I don't want to use anything like dovetail hinges because they can still be seen. Thanks, Ned
  8. Hinges

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello, I am new in this field and I need help finding the best supplier for my hinges. I'm interested in buying hinges from here http://www.spep.com/ but they don't sell to individuals, it's a $150 minimum order, where else can I buy per piece or cheaper? I need these models...
  9. How to route 1/2 inch inset cabinet door to accomodate 3/8 inch hinge

    Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    I have 1940's kitchen built by hand (nothing impressive) and the cabinet doors have a 1/2 inch inset. I cannot for the life of me find any hinges that are self closing and have a 1/2 inch inset, so I would like to route out a small space to accomodate the more common 3/8 inch hinge inset size...
  10. It all Hinges on your feedback!

    Design & Plans
    I'm in the process of building a custom vanity for my bathroom. I have a general design built using Sketchup, but I'm stuck on one design issue. What hinges are available that are concealed/hidden that I could mount to the face of my leg posts and install the doors? Everything I've seen shows...
  11. Double action hinge confusion

    General Woodworking Discussion
    For the life of me, I can't figure out how this double action hinge is supposed to work (top hinge in photo). It is supposed to allow a panel, such as a door, to swing both directions. Out of the box, it only has 1 place it pivots, so I assume that I am supposed to take it apart and reassemble...
  12. Hinges

    Design & Plans
    It's me again :blink: I am now trying to pick the correct hinges. I am trying to do the sides of my entertainment center much like the picture below from Ana White's site. Her plans call for 2 set of "narrow profile hinges". After looking at many hinges, I think what I want are concealed...
  13. Where to Find Hardware

    Tool Reviews
    Can we start a list of where to find on-line hardware companies? I am looking for the unique, unusual, unavailable at Hombre Depot, or Ace, type hardware for chest, and cabinets and small boxes. The local hardware stores have a very limited supply, and fewer catalogs of the really great quality...