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Forum topic by whiteshoecovers posted 05-18-2018 11:54 AM 458 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-18-2018 11:54 AM

I’m making regular cabinets and using nice Blum, full-overlay, concealed hinges, like this:

I have a couple “lids” to make as well, are the same hinges appropriate?

By “lid” l mean the cabinet door will be like a counter surface when closed, then swing up to open.


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#1 posted 05-18-2018 12:00 PM

I don’t see why they wouldn’t work but you’ll have lateral motion, normally the hinges have a side load (from the vertical door) and you adjust with that in play but you can grab a cabinet door and move it upwards more than I’d like in a “lid hinge”
I’m not sure of your exact application but I think I’d want some sort of hinge with a pin for the sturdiness.
The cabinet hinges would give you the quick release feature though if that’s useful

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#2 posted 05-18-2018 12:17 PM

I think that a regular Blum hinge will not hold the weight of the door at the open position. you want something more like,41241

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