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Giff

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Can anyone give me some help on the basics / golden rule of fitting a window or door with butt hinges. I've made the frames (lights) as replacements to fit in the frame but always have problems with butt hinges. Do you recess each leaf of the hinge in the frame and light or double thickness on one side...how thick do you recess it....... can you mark out it out using the hinge at right angles ? Sorry if it's a basic question..Thanks Geoff
 

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Well explained video Chems thanks for the link....I have found my mistake already by watching it, I am setting the hinge in too far...now for the pudding ! Geoff
 

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I prefer the hinge to be double cut on the door when you have a cock bead.

I think it keeps the beading line nice and clean.
 

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Giff":2jyd7xi6 said:
Well explained video Chems thanks for the link....I have found my mistake already by watching it, I am setting the hinge in too far...now for the pudding ! Geoff
Videos so much better isn't it rather than a text explanation. :D
 
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