There are lot of furniture hinges’ types which can be used for various kinds of furniture needs especially door, window, cupboard, and other equipments that need hinges.
Hinge is very essential for furniture and household equipment which requires open and closed section. There are various types of hinge on the market, generally builder or furniture fitter can choose based on what they need.
The fit of these hinges improves the quality and create the furniture to be more ergonomic and of high value. That being said, we have to choose the right type of hinges, here are the list below:
This type of hinge is the most popular one. This hinge used for woody door that can be found everywhere in housing. This is the most popular to use in the process of making door.
There are various size of this type ranging from 3 inches, 4 inches, 5 inches and 6 inches. Butterfly hinge type is widely used for windows or doors and cabinets where the load is not too heavy.
This hinge is one of the spoon hinge’s type. If this hinge is installed the only the door is visible. The installation process is no different with other types, the only difference is the size of the door.
Spoon Hinge – Concealed Hinge
Spoon hinge has many variations such as bent hinge and straight ones. Generally used in door or cupboard. We can use this hinge on door cabinet, cupboard, and other similar furniture.
Similar with the butterfly hinge, pane hinge is the option for bigger and heavier furniture stuff. Generally, these hinges have greater thickness and durability than butterfly types. The size is ranging from 3 inches, 4 inches, 5 inches, and 6 inches.
This type used in warehouse door or bigger garage gate. The shape is long and tapered for the type of lined door that has a weight on the door.
Double Action Hinge
This hinges shaped like iron tube which has a silinder with smaller hole in its side. It is usually used weld to process its installation. If it used in wooden door generally have to use a plate as its base.
The piano hinge has a very long shape compared to other types. It is named piano hinge because it used to be in a piano cover.
Generally piano hinges are sold in rolls of a certain length such as 2-3 meters. Its use can be cut into pieces according to the needs of the tool or door/cover.
Shaped like letter H, this hinge is suitable for slighter door or tools. With its usage you can pull out or remove the door easily. Generally used for portable doors or windows.
Just like its name, overlay hinge is one of the sub-type of butterfly hinge which has overlay shaped, generally used for cabinets or doors attached to the other side. If you want to make partitions with an angled model, it’s good to consider this type of hinge.
Those are the type of hinge on the market for wooden furniture of glass-made furniture which can be used to make your home or chamber and improve the furniture quality.
Usually carpenters or furniture will understand the use of various types of hinges to get optimal function and efficiency.