Hinge Information Resources
Article shows how to measure the overlay of a cabinet door with a face frame.
Shows five different types of cabinet door set-ups: face frame with an overlay door, face frame with an inset door, frameless cabinet with an inset door, frameless cabinet with an overlay door, and partial inset doors.
Image shows the difference between a Face Frame Cabinet and a Frameless Cabinet
Article shows how to measure the inset and the lip on a cabinet with partial inset doors.
It is a myth that hinges are always sold by the pair.
What exactly is this mysterious thing called a “Hinge Joint”?
Which kind of hinge is right for the type of cabinet installation type that you have?
Everything you need to know about Residential Door Hinges, such as guidance for different types of doors, number of hinges to use per door, hinge size to use, where to mount and other considerations.
Special considerations related to hinges for entertainment centers.
The door weight table gives approximate pounds per square foot for different door materials.
Article shows how to adjust Blum European style hinges.
This diagram shows the screw hole pattern for Blum Hinges.
Pictures that show the finishes of some of our cabinet hinges.
Hinges for gates, barn doors, and carriage house doors include surface-mounted hinges, heavy-duty strap hinges, butt hinges with dummy straps, spring hinges and screw hook hinges or bolt hook hinges that allow easy on/off removal of door or gate.
A Soss Invisible Hinge is a hinge that is completely invisible or concealed from both the outside and the inside of the door when the door is in the closed position. Learn more about available hinges and how to install them.
Do you know a butt hinge from a soss hinge? This is an introduction to the basics of working with hinges.
Information related to outfitting your gate with a hinge, lock, latch or gate wheel. The weight and size of the gate imact what kind of hinge and hinge mount should be used.
Information regarding the difficulty in matching screwhole patterns when changing cabinet hinges.
Everything you need to know about offset and center hung pivot sets.
Everything you need to know about these modern high-tech hinges for cabinets.
History and information about this popular type of concealed hinges.
Good swimming pool gate hinges and gate latches save lives.
A listing of hinge terms and definitions for use with the HardwareSource.com website.
How to tell the handing of a door.
Links to some of the hinge manufacturers that you will find on HardwareSource.com
Information on the care of solid bronze hardware and what to expect as it ages.
Diagrams show face frame and non-face frame installations for Youngdale #3 and #5 hinges. Also shown are door thicknesses and door opening angles.
Diagrams show face frame and non-face frame installations for Youngdale #6, #65 and #8 hinges. Also shown are door thicknesses and door opening angles.
Get ideas from fellow hinge shoppers; see some of the hinge challenges that have been dealt with.