Are you on the hunt for surface-mount hinges for kitchen cabinets? HardwareSource has all your needs covered in one convenient place. Surface mount cabinet hinges, also known as butterfly hinges, are completely visible from the front of the cabinet. They are designed to fit flush or offset cabinet doors. Although they are quite ornamental, the fact that surface mount hinges are so functional has made them a popular choice in the past and they are quickly making a comeback in the present. Homeowners wanting to make a bold design statement and restoration specialists that pay close attention to the minute details are sure to find a solution that suits their particular set of needs in our inventory.
Butterfly hinges are aptly named for having a decorative, symmetrical design consisting of leaves or wings. These hinges are widely used on anything from cupboards to shutters, allowing the flaps or lids of casework and furnishings to gracefully swing open and closed in one smooth motion. We offer a large selection of surface mount cabinet hinges, with design styles ranging from art deco to rustic, and a wide variety of finishes to complement any existing hardware.
If you are looking for that timeless wrought-iron look, there is plenty to find in our assortment of H-style hinges and butt hinges. Butt hinges attach to the edge of cabinets and doors, so that the knuckles show but the leaves are hidden from view. These hinges will give your cabinets a cleaner look. H-style hinges are one of the easiest types of hinges to install on flush mount doors, and they are typically used for corner cupboards or entertainment centers. We also carry beveled hinges for more of an ornate appearance. Many of our hinges are made of wrought steel and plated for rust resistance.
Give your built-ins a decorative boost by browsing our selection of surface mount cabinet hinges today. Our most popular finishes include polished brass or nickel, oil-rubbed bronze, and antique copper, just to name a few. If you have a specific vision in mind, you can narrow your search by using our Shopping Options column to filter by features you want in your surface mount hinges. All products are in stock and ready to ship by the next day, so you can complete your project with complete confidence. If you have any questions about this selection, please contact us today.
Single Acting: Single acting hinges swing in one direction. Double Acting: Double acting hinges swing in both directions.
Plain Bearing: Plain bearing is the simplest type of bearing. They are a good low cost option for lightweight doors. Ball Bearing: Ball bearing hinges have ball bearings to act as a buffer between the knuckles. They tend to be quieter and more durable than plain bearing hinges. They are recommended for heavy doors and doors fitted with closers. Roller Bearing: Roller bearings are able to support very heavy loads. Many of our heavy duty gate hinges are equipped with roller bearings.
Face Frame: Face frame cabinets have a “frame” that attaches to the front of the cabinet. The face frame gives the cabinet box extra strength while adding dimension to the door fronts. Face frame cabinets are commonly made by American cabinet manufactures. Frameless: Frameless cabinets do not have a face-frame, and instead rely on thicker side panels for strength. Frameless cabinets are very common in Europe, but have steadily been making their way into America, as they lend themselves well to contemporary and modern designs.
The center to center is the distance from the center of one screw hole to another. Most manufacturers use this measurement to identify the size of the pull.
Square Corner: Square corner hinges offer an upscale look. Corners must be mortised by hand. Radius Corner: Radius corners are typically only available on residential grade hinges. Corners are mortised using a router.
The diameter of the hole that is drilled into the back of the door to accommodate the hinge.
Decorative adornments on the top and bottom of the hinge's pin.
Single Demountable: Requires a slot be cut into the door. Double Demountable: Requires a slot be cut into the door and the cabinet frame.
Contemporary: Clean sleek lines. The most modern of styles. Glam: Glitzy and glamorous Global: These designs draw their inspiration from countries around the world. Mid-Century Modern: Hardware inspired by the Mid-Century Modern movement of the 1950s. Nature: Shapes and details from the natural world. Old-World/Rustic: Many products of this style have distressed finishes and a handmade appearance. Retro: Popular hardware designs from the past. Traditional: Classic designs with thoughtful shapes and details. Transitional: A nice blend of contemporary and traditional style.
Architectural Grade: Architectural grade hinges are typically used for custom doors and hardware upgrades. They are of higher quality and made of thicker material. Residential Grade: These hinges are used in most tract type housing. They are relatively thin and best used on light weight doors.
The product's measurement from top to bottom.
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The substance a product is made from.
The measurement from one side to another when the hinge is in the open position.
The degree the hinge will open to.
The overlay dimension is measured from the edge of the cabinet opening to the edge of the cabinet door when the door is in the closed position.
Clip-On: Clip on hinges attach to the mounting plate by snapping into place. One-Piece: One-piece hinges are permanently attached to the mounting plate. Screw-On: Screw-on hinges attach to the mounting plate by securing a screw.
Hinges without predrilled holes do not come with any holes for installation. Holes can be manually drilled into them at custom intervals.
To determine the screw hole spacing, on the door side of the hinge, measure the distance from the center of one screw hole to the center of the other.