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Need advice on hinges for inset doors.

Posted by pasture19 (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 18, 09 at 9:02

We are ready to put our RTA inset door cabinets together, and noticed that there are no door hinges or borings for hinges. Not a major problem, except that we would like invisible hinges, and have never done this before. Sooo our question is which hinges should we purchase to best accomplish this?

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RE: Need advice on hinges for inset doors.

Poke around these options. Click on any given hinge and you'll see that each is offered in three different styles -- full overlay, half overlay and inset. You need to first choose the appropriate hinge type for each particular door, then select the inset version of that hinge.

The ones I linked to are Blum hinges, but similar hardware is offered by other manufacturers such as Grass and Salice.


Oops, where did I get inset from? Anyhow, figure out whether your cabinets are inset, full- or half-overlay and choose accordingly.

RE: Need advice on hinges for inset doors.

Thank you jon1270. That's exactly it. Much appreciated. You got inset from my question. We have Blumotion for the drawers.

RE: Need advice on hinges for inset doors.

You got inset from my question.

Got it. Glad I wasn't going nuts there.

RE: Need advice on hinges for inset doors.

pasture19 - if you don't mind me asking, where did you get your cabinets from? How is the assembly going so far? We are looking into RTA insets right now...

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