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Forum topic by tommyc325 posted 04-30-2015 02:17 PM 788 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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tommyc325

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04-30-2015 02:17 PM

Hi Everyone

Im putting together my first door on a work bench I created. The door is a full overlay 3/4’’ door.

I purchased these hinges. – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005YVKJ10/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

My question is will these hinges work with a 3/4” door? Also will these hinges work for a 1/2” door?

Do you buy hinges base on door thickness? How do you adjust for this?


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ShaneA

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#1 posted 04-30-2015 02:26 PM

They will work on the 3/4” door. I am not sure they will work with the 1/2” thick door however, the hole required may be too deep for 1/2”, but I am not positive.

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tommyc325

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#2 posted 04-30-2015 02:31 PM



They will work on the 3/4” door. I am not sure they will work with the 1/2” thick door however, the hole required may be too deep for 1/2”, but I am not positive.

- ShaneA

Thanks – so im guessing 3/4” doors are the norm for Euro hinges?

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ShaneA

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#3 posted 04-30-2015 03:00 PM

The overlay measurement refers to the amount of the face frame the door will cover on the hinge side. So, in theory if you are using a 1” wide face frame, the hinge side of the door will cover 3/4” of the face frame, leaving a 1/4” reveal of the face frame.

I do think 3/4” is the standard for the thickness of the door. However, going thicker should not be problem with the hinge. But, could be a problem on some models with how it attaches to the face frame of the cabinet.

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Texcaster

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#4 posted 04-30-2015 10:00 PM

They will work on the 3/4” door. I am not sure they will work with the 1/2” thick door however, the hole required may be too deep for 1/2”, but I am not positive.

- ShaneA

Thanks – so im guessing 3/4” doors are the norm for Euro hinges?

- tommyc325

I6mm (5/8 ) is the norm in Australia. 18mm will work. System 32 is a face frame free system.

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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sawdustjunkie

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#5 posted 04-30-2015 11:53 PM

I get those hinges from Home depot.
They will not fit a 1/2” door thickness. The hole required for the hinge is 1/2” deep.
What you have to consider is the overlay of the door to the cabinet.
I believe those hinges have a 1/2” overlay. That means your door has to be 1” wider to allow you 1/2” on each side of the door. That is what my doors have.

-- Steve: Franklin, WI

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waho6o9

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#6 posted 05-01-2015 12:03 AM

Take some scrap and practice on it first before using it on your expensive
projects.

Here’s what I did when checking out new hinges.

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Daruc

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#7 posted 05-01-2015 12:29 AM

You are correct that the hinge will let the door overhang the face frame 3/4”
Minimum door thickness is 5/8”

Here is the mounting info for them:

http://s2.img-b.com/pullsdirect.com/mediabase/specifications/liberty_hardware/834751/liberty-hardware-hc11sfc-c5-installation-124.pdf

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Texcaster

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#8 posted 05-01-2015 01:17 AM


You are correct that the hinge will let the door overhang the face frame 3/4”
Minimum door thickness is 5/8”

Here is the mounting info for them:

http://s2.img-b.com/pullsdirect.com/mediabase/specifications/liberty_hardware/834751/liberty-hardware-hc11sfc-c5-installation-124.pdf

- woodust

The overlays are flush, half and full overlay. These overlays are based on the cabinets being built from 16mm board. Every cabinet is modular, when two 16mm cabs are screwed together you have 32mm. A box is made for every drawer, every one or two door cabinet.

When I was making kitchens each box fell on the nearest 50mm or 100mm. I could make a cutting list in my head. Only two key numbers are needed

Two sides … 16mm + 16mm = 32mm

32mm – 50mm = 18mm rails, bottoms, shelves and backs are cut on ....118mm, 218mm,318mm etc.

32mm- 100mm=68mm rails, bottoms, shelves and backs are cut on…..168mm, 268mm, 368mm etc

I only need two key numbers ( obviously different ones ) to cut drawer fronts and doors or to make panel doors .

Sometimes a custom end box was made but only if I couldn’t get out of it.

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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Daruc

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#9 posted 05-01-2015 01:39 AM


The overlays are flush, half and full overlay. These overlays are based on the cabinets being built from 16mm board. Every cabinet is modular, when two 16mm cabs are screwed together you have 32mm. A box is made for every drawer, every one or two door cabinet.

- Texcaster

Sorry but I disagree.
I use “Full overlay hinges almost every day and they overhang a full 3/4”
(Mostly Blum and Salice) can’t swear on Liberty.
Can you show me somewhere it says that hinges are based on 16mm sides?

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Texcaster

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#10 posted 05-01-2015 01:45 AM

The overlays are flush, half and full overlay. These overlays are based on the cabinets being built from 16mm board. Every cabinet is modular, when two 16mm cabs are screwed together you have 32mm. A box is made for every drawer, every one or two door cabinet.

- Texcaster

Sorry but I disagree.
I use “Full overlay hinges almost every day and they overhang a full 3/4”
(Mostly Blum and Salice) can t swear on Liberty.
Can you show me somewhere it says that hinges are based on 16mm sides?

- woodust

I’ve never tried, 16mm is industry standard here.

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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Texcaster

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#11 posted 05-01-2015 02:40 AM

The this is the only time I’ve used concealed hinges with sides thicker than 16mm. In this case 20mm but the doors are inset. Normally I wouldn’t use this hinge on furniture but this cabinet was purpose built quickly and not meant to leave home in my lifetime.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/92193

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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