Easy Knife Hinges
Trouble-free method for installing this tricky hardware
Synopsis: These sleek hinges are perfect for the clean lines of modern furniture. When closed, they are barely visible, and they work for small doors, large doors, curved doors, and flat ones. But installation can be tricky, and even the smallest misplacement of the hinge mortise can be a problem. Here is a simple method that takes away the risk of error.
Knife hinges are perfect for the clean lines of the modern furniture I build. They are barely visible after installation and they’re versatile, too. I’ve used them on small doors, large doors, flat doors, and even curved ones. Installing them can be difficult, because you must fit the door to its opening before you mortise for the hinge leaves, and even the smallest misplacement of the mortises can result in a door that doesn’t swing properly and sits askew when closed.
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