Motrised butt hinges are some of the most common hinges in the world, and regularly used on doors and cabinets. Hardware Hut offers a wide selection of mortised hinges from such high end brands as Amerock
, and Schaub
A mortise hinge describes a hinge constructed from two leaves of metal connected by a pin and barrel system. One of the butt hinge’s leaves is recessed, or mortised into the door, while the other connects to the door jamb. The pin in the pin and barrel system can often be removed, allowing for the removal of the door without uninstalling the hinge leaves.
Cabinet Butt Hinges
Butt hinges are the most common type of hinges used on entry doors and passage doors. Mortised hinges also see use as cabinet hinges
, in circumstances where you want visible hinges. Traditional American cabinets and vintage cabinets often require a mortise hinge for an authentic look.