Designing With B*Tts Rediscover The Architectural B*Tt Hinge
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A kitchen of white oak and salvaged glass, 2005.Cabinetry by NR Hiller Design, Inc.Remodeling general contractor: Gilbert Construction, Inc.The simple b*tt hinge is ubiquitous.Even if the doors of your kitchen cabinets hang on concealed European hardware and you swear by Brusso knife hinges for every piece of furniture you make, there's a good chance that the architectural doors throughout your house, as well as most of the buildings you visit each day, are hung on butts.
Architectural, or full-size, b*tt hinges are the beefier counterparts of their furniture and cabinet-sized cousins.Unlike those smaller versions, architectural b*tts really do need to be mortised into both the door stile and jamb (or cabinet)-not just to provide adequate support for a door, but also because their leaves are so thick that mortising into the door stile alone would look clunky.
Most of today's architectural b*tt hinges are stripped down to the basics: a pair of leaves held together by a pin.A basic contemporary architectural b*tt hinge: stripped down to two leaves that can be routed into a door and jamb using a template, then put together by tapping in a central pin.
The inside story: Round corners make for easy routing But it...