Hey folks, we have a design we are working on where we need a door hinge that works in an inset configuration that will allow a pullout at close proximity to the edge of the face frame. Our face frame is flush with the cabinet side wall. I was kinda shocked to hear that Blum does not make a hinge like this. Have any of you found an alternate hinge source that will allow an 7/8" thick inset door to open completely clear of the door opening? Open to suggestions...
Put your thinking caps on for a moment. What you are asking is impossible for an inset door with any hinge brand. The door would have to first open, then somehow magically move forward, then sideways (7/8+) to clear the opening.
Spacing the slides, with something like the Century Components X-Bracket, for the rollouts to clear the door would be your only (reasonable) option. Building a faux-inset design may be another option.
Thank you for the comments, I had considered the zero protrusion non bore hinge but had not done an inset thick door setup this way. I have not looked at the 175 degree hinge but I will. I spoke again to Blum and they said that the only way to make it work is with the straight arm 71B9550 euro hinge and the 173H7100 zero plate in a reverse configuration with the cup machined 7mm back on the cabinet face frame/sidewall to edge of 35mm hole, and the plate mounted on the door 37mm from the edge of the door to the screw holes apparently. I have ordered these hinges and will make a quick mock up to see how it works/looks. Aside from that our only other option is some of the sugatsune mortised adjustable concealed hinges like the HES3D-70DC or similar which are like the tectus style door hinges only smaller. We have ordered a set of these now and will see which works and looks better. Open to any further options as we have to fix this issue before we can install these cabinets. Thank you for the assistance.
Thanks guys, we are waiting on delivery of the sugatsune and will be mocking up a solution. This is not for a kitchen it is just two cabinet doors in a sort of strange setup but we still need to get it right.
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