Knox Kerro 3

A Simple Flush-Mount Hinge

 

Many sets require concealed or semi-concealed hinge joints for trapdoors or secret wall panels. But scene shops often lack the time or resources to provide the elaborate and sometimes costly hardware often used to accomplish such joints. The alternative described here is an easily made, inexpensive hinge which can fold flat against itself and yet be entirely concealed.

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FIGURE 1: THE SIMPLE FLUSH-MOUNT HINGE

As Figure 1 illustrates, the leaves of this hinge are the female leaves taken from a pair of identical stock hinges. An appropriate diameter steel rod bent into a “U” forms a double pin connecting ...

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