What does 1/2 inch overlay on cabinet hinges mean?
A 1/2″ overlay literally means that all the drawers and doors of a cabinet run will extend half an inch over the frame. This is a classic styling for cabinetry and leaves about two inches of exposed frame in between cabinet doors.
What is the difference between standard overlay and full overlay cabinets?
A Standard Overlay door will lay on top of (overlay) this 1.5” face frame 3/8”, leaving 1-1/8” revealed on all rails and stiles. A Full Overlay door will overlay that same 1.5” face frame 1.25”, leaving a ¼” reveal on the sides (stiles) and bottom (rail).
Is full overlay the same as frameless?
Is Full Overlay the Same As Frameless? Full overlay cabinets still show approximately 1/4-inch reveal of the face frame while frameless cabinets do not show a frame reveal.
What size is full overlay hinge?
Here are the standards sizes for overlay hinges for framed cabinets: 1.27 cm (1/2″), 3.17 cm (1-1/4″). * A standard overlay is 1.27 cm (1/2″), whereas framed full overlay is 3.17 cm (1-1/4″). Frameless cabinets, often called “full overlay” or “European style cabinets”, generally have a thickness of 5/8″ or 3/4″.
What is a full overlay cabinet door?
A full overlay cabinet door style means that there is very little cabinet face frame showing around each door and drawer front, creating a living space with a modern style and seamless appearance.
What are overlay cabinet hinges?
We carry a variety of Overlay Cabinet Hinges. The overlay is considered the correlation of the cabinet doors to the cabinet face frames. The cabinet overlay determines the type of hinge you will be using. The overlay refers to the size or type of the door, the hinge, or how the cabinet is built.
What are MFH/DTC cabinet hinges?
These European MFH / DTC Cabinet Hinges are used on high end kitchen cabinet doors and furniture cabinet door across the world. We offer many options in this manufacture and you should be able to find the right cabinet hinge for your application.
How to choose the right hinges for your kitchen cabinets?
You can choose hinges that sit on the surface (decorative or non-mortise) or are concealed inside the cabinet (mortise). Optional features include self- or soft-closing kitchen cabinet hinges that reduce noise and protect your cabinets finishes.
What are the different types of hinges at Lowes?
Lowe’s has several types of hinges, including flush, lift-off, piano and more. Choose from finishes like silver, gold, black, brass, white and more. Pick a tone to match the handles, knobs, light fittings and other accents in your kitchen, pantry, dining room or bathroom.