|Forum topic by dwinkel||posted 11-29-2010 12:01 AM||1424 views||0 times favorited||1 reply|
11-29-2010 12:01 AM
I recently purchased some ball tip butt hinges (http://www.horton-brasses.com/store/hinges/brassnickel/precisionbutt).
There are some great videos out there on how to make the mortises for standard butt hinges. The Wood Whisperer has a very good example (http://thewoodwhisperer.com/a-butt-hinge-mortise/). That method doesn’t seem to work for the ball tip hinges. The balls prevent the hinge from seating into the mortise fully.
I can only think of a couple solutions:
Are there other options or techniques that you have used?