Types Of Hinges
is an elongated variety of the butt hinge, known in the trade as "strap hinge," "desk hinge," or "bagatelle hinge." As its name indicates, it is used on folding bagatelle tables, small writing desks, and other types of work that have but a narrow margin on which to fix the hinges. The long, narrow plates are sunk flush into the wood, the knuckle or rounded portion projecting.
Fig. 233.—Back Flap Hinge.
Fig. 234.—Card Table Hinge.
Fig. 235.—Pivot Hinge.
Fig. 236.—Rising Butt Hinge.
is an illustration of the reversible or double-folding screen hinge. Half the thickness of this hinge is let into each wing of the draught screen, allowing the screen to be folded either way. The hinge is costly, but effective in use.
is a type of pivot hinge which is used to fix at the top and bottom of a screen.
is the non-reversible screen hinge and, as its name implies, will only fold in one direction.
is a back flap hinge with a specially wide wing, used for the fall-down leaf of small tables and similar articles.
is a card table hinge. This is let into the edges of the table, so that all is flush or level both above and below the surface.
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