butt hinge


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butt hinge

n.
A hinge composed of two plates attached to abutting surfaces of a door and door jamb and joined by a pin.

[From butt.]

butt hinge

n
(Building) a hinge made of two matching leaves, one recessed into a door and the other into the jamb so that they are in contact when the door is shut. sometimes shortened to butt1

butt′ hinge`


n.
a hinge for a door or the like, secured to the butting surfaces rather than to the adjacent sides of the door and its frame.
[1780–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.butt hinge - a hinge mortised flush into the edge of the door and jamb
flexible joint, hinge - a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other
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Until recently, cabinetmakers who wanted the "traditional" look of a butt hinge but the installation ease of a concealed hinge had no recourse, says Birdie Miller, designer and custom cabinetmaker.
For most doors, the standard butt hinge will be the obvious choice, but where you have luxurious carpet or, more importantly, where the floor is not level, you might want a rising butt hinge.
Butt hinges are now available from the FDB online store at www.fdbonline.co.uk.
butt hinges. I finished the wood with Minwax Early American stain and two coats of satin Minwax Wipe-On Poly.
If your door has rising butt hinges, lift the door off the hinge pins and smear petroleum jelly on to them.
Butt chisels get their name because they're well suited to cutting pockets for butt hinges, which are used on everything from fine cabinets to barn doors.
Simple butt hinges are found on everything from jewellery boxes to front doors but there are many other purpose-built hinges to choose from.
Answer: Fit rising butt hinges designed to lift the door as it swings open.