zero clearance hinges for cabinet

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Old 08-10-18, 03:21 PM
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zero clearance hinges for cabinet

Thanks in advance. Here is my problem. I am replacing the cabinet doors with home made doors. The old doors (it is a 2 door face frame cabinet) had a 3/8 overlay so I made the new ones the same. so far so good. I made slide out shelves to go inside which is where the problem arises. I left 1/8 inch clearance on each side of the shelf. I bought the "
3/8" BlumŽ Compact Soft-Close BLUMotion Overlay Hinge" which requires at least 1/4 clearance on the side. I rebuilt one shelf but I really hate to do the others as I am wasting so much effort on that.

Is there another hinge that you know of that will allow a 3/8 overlay with the door fully clearing the opening when open?

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- Peter
 
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Old 08-10-18, 05:19 PM
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No cup hinge will. Only the old style variable overlay ones will.

like these.

But if you have 3/8 overlay and your door is 3/4 thick, the door will be in the way by 3/8 when it's open at a 90. Should have used 3/4 overlay and built the drawers smaller it seems to me.
 
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