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Forum topic by Don Newton posted 05-08-2009 01:49 AM 1363 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Don Newton

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05-08-2009 01:49 AM

Topic tags/keywords: hardware hinges

Lumberjocks,

I am working on an awesome project but find that I am completely frustrated by not being able to locate 2” high full surface butt hinges. Let me begin by offering the following link explaining what a full surface hinge is http://www.mckinneyhinge.com/pdfs/kb/Hinge%20Swaging.PDF
I will not be mortising these hinges but am surface mounting them and the hinge will be mostly concealed so the finish is not at all important and I don’t want to pay a fortune. I am in need of 4 pair. These hinges will be used on a folding chair and attach the stretcher to the leg. I purchased some extremely reasonably priced hinges, .18 each, from D. Lawless Hardware but find that they are swaged and won’t lay flat. I have done internet searches with no results. HELP!

-- Don, Pittsburgh


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#1 posted 05-08-2009 02:47 AM

Not sure if this helps. Try this link.

http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?page=19727

-- Rick

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#2 posted 05-08-2009 03:33 AM

http://www.cshardware.com/

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#3 posted 05-08-2009 04:03 AM

Thanks Rick but I didn’t see what I need.

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#4 posted 05-08-2009 05:33 AM

I don’t believe it – two posts that (maybe) can use the same link in one day?

Check this out:
http://www.hardwaresource.com/Store_ViewCatLevel3.asp?Cat=637

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#5 posted 05-08-2009 06:55 AM

Try horton brass

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#6 posted 05-08-2009 01:30 PM

brusso makes them and they are very high quality Woodcraft carries them

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#7 posted 05-08-2009 04:00 PM

Don butt hinges are nice.

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#8 posted 05-08-2009 05:49 PM

These guys look like they might have what you are looking for.

http://wwhardware.com/catalog.cfm/GroupID/Cabinet%20Hinges/CatID/Hinges%2C%20Speciality/SubCatID/Butt%20Hinges

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#9 posted 05-08-2009 06:28 PM

Horton Brasses or Ball and Ball.. or like pickles said.. Brusso..I have used Brusso and they are about as high end as you can get.. very expensive though..45 bucks for a pair of inch and half box hinge..

-- Randall Child http://www.racfurniture.com/

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