When you need to build a set of cabinets and you need to install some doors, the choice of hinges can make or break your design. Do you need the hinges to make a design statement or do you need them hidden? Simple or high tech? Adjustable or locked into place?
Confused? Don’t be. Hinge Dummy may have your answers. This site, run by D. Lawless Hardware, gives readers the low-down on hinge history, the choices available and tips on how to measure and installation pointers.
On each page, there are little nuggets of information. For instance, I discovered that the Romans had a goddess of hinges named Cardea.
If hinges are in your future, Hinge Dummy should be a first stop.