Hinge systems are essential for the performance of cabinets, closets, cupboards, display cases, and just about any type of furniture that features an opening and closing door.
Cabinet hinges come in a wide variety of types, including:
- exposed hinges
- concealed hinges
- European hinges
- mortised hinges
- no-mortise hinges
- ball bearing hinges
- butt hinges
- barrel hinges
- wraparound hinges
Don't get overwhelmed by all the different types of door and cabinet hinges - it's easy to figure out which ones you need. Here at Cworkshop, we specialise in concealed hinges. Concealed hinges are cabinet hinges that cannot be seen from outside the cabinet that they are supporting. The benefits of concealed hinges include that they are hidden and therefore don't distract from the appearance of the furniture. Concealed hinges are especially popular on frameless Euro-style cabinets.
At Cworkshop we offer three main types of cabinet hinge systems.
- The Blum Clip Top range is the classic: adjustable, easy to install, and attractive
- The Clip Top Blumotion range integrates Blumotion soft-close technology for even more effortless closing of your cabinet and kitchen drawers
- The Inserta Clip Top hinges have the option of coming with or without integrated Blumotion soft-close technology
Here are some of the more specific types of hinges you might need for your DIY project.
Screw-on hinges are hinges that are attached by screws, in contrast to Inserta or dowel-type hinges which come with existing dowels for attachment. Here are some of the types we offer:
BLUM - Clip Top Hinge 110° - Sprung - Screw On
Sprung hinges use a hinge to pull themselves closed while unsprung hinges do not. Suitable for use on door with thicknesses of 16mm to 24mm, this clip-top sprung hinge features an overlay application. This concealed cabinet hinge is tool-free, allowing for simple door to cabinet assembly, and can be removed as easily as it is put on.
BLUM - Clip Top Soft Close Hinge 110° - Sprung - Screw On
With Blumotion soft close built into the hinge cup, these screw on cabinet hinges are suitable to use with doors with a front thickness of 16mm to 24mm. They are also tool-free for easy installation and removal on cabinet doors.
BLUM - Clip Top Zero Protrusion Hinge 155° - Sprung - Screw On
These zero protrusion cabinet hinges have big opening angles, pull-out surrounds, and inner pullouts. They are suitable for door thicknesses of 16mm to 24mm or up to 31mm with a 92° opening angle stop. This means that the drawer swings away from the cabinet leaving lots of space for the drawer to open easily.
BLUM - Clip Top Soft Close Zero Protrusion Hinge 155° - Sprung - Screw On
With similar features to the above, these zero protrusion screw-on hinges also have Blumotion soft close built into the hinge cup.
BLUM - Clip Top Profile Door Hinge 95° - Sprung - Screw On
For cabinet doors with a front thickness of up to 32mm, this screw on cabinet hinge is perfect for those thicker kitchen cabinet doors. It's also has easy tool-free installation and removal and an opening angle of 95°.
BLUM - Clip Top Soft Close Profile Door Hinge 95° - Sprung - Screw On
This is the version of the Clip Top Soft Close Profile Door Hinge 95° with built-in Blumotion soft close functionality.
BLUM - Clip Top Blind Corner Hinge 95° - Sprung - Screw On
Blind corner hinges, also known as post hinges, are useful for kitchen corner cabinets where the closed position is in line with other cabinets. This concealed blind corner cabinet hinge works for cabinet doors of 16mm to 28mm thick and allows the door to open to 95°. For installation, the door needs a 3mm mounting plate and it requires a mounting to finish flush on the inside.
BLUM - Clip Top Soft Close Blind Corner Hinge 95° - Sprung - Screw On
This version of the Clip Top Soft Close Blind Corner Hinge with Blumotion soft close built into the hinge cup. It also requires the mounting plate and mounting to finish flush for installation.
Otherwise known as dowel-type hinges, Inserta hinges are exactly the same as screw on cabinet hinges but have added dowels.
BLUM Clip Top Soft Close Hinge 110° - Sprung - Inserta
With an opening angle of 110°, this clip top soft close cabinet hinge has Inserta tool-free hinge to door assembly. It requires 2mm by 8mm diameter fixing holes and allows for side and depth adjustments.
Otherwise known as base plates, mounting plates are the part of the hinge that mounts the hardware to your cabinet.
Blum - Straight Cam Adjustable Clip Mounting Plate
This clip top straight mounting plate can work with all Blum cabinet hinges and has a diameter of 3.5mm.
Blum - Straight Cam Adjustable Clip Mounting Plate - With Euro Screws
A straight clip top mounting plate with pre-mounted Euro screws, this has a fixing size of 6mm by 12.9mm.
Blum - Cruciform Cam Adjustable Clip Mounting Plate
This clip top cruciform mounting plate has a fixing diameter of 3.5mm or 4mm with chipboard screws.
Blum - Cruciform Cam Adjustable Clip Mounting Plate - Expando
A clip top cruciform mounting plate, this has a pre-mounted screws with split dowels.
Blum - Cruciform Two-part Clip Mounting Plate
This two-part traditional cruciform clip mounting plate has a diameter of 3.5mm or 4mm with chipboard screws.
Blum - Cruciform Two-part Clip Mounting Plate - For Euro Screws
This version of the two part clip mounting plate is designed for Euro screws. It is 6mm by 14.5mm with Euro screws.
Blum - Cruciform Clip Mounting Plate - With Euro Screws
With pre-mounted Euro screws, this 6mm by 12.9mm clip top cruciform mounting plate can have its height adjusted by plus or minus 2mm via its elongated hole.
Hinge Arm Covers:
Hinge arm covers attach to overlay hinge arms to hide the screws. They're an attractive finishing touch but they're also easy to remove to make adjustments to the door hinges. You can buy branded or unbranded hinge arm covers but ours are all unbranded.
Blum - Arm Cover Cap For Clip Top Overlay Hinge 110°
An unbranded press on cover cap, compatible with clip top 110° overlay hinges (71T3550 and 71B3550).
Blum - Arm Cover Cap For Clip Top Overlay Hinge 95°
Compatible with overlay hinges (71T9550 and 71B9550), this cover attaches to 95° overlay type hinge arms.
Blum - Arm Cover Cap For Clip Top Half Overlay/Inset Hinge 95°, 110°
For half overlay or inset type hinge arms, use one of these arm cover caps (hinges 71T3650, 71T3750, 71B3650, 71B3750, 71T9650, 71T9750, 71B9650 and 71B9750).
Hinge Boss Covers:
Hing boss covers are accessories that attach to a hinge boss plate to hide the screws. Like hinge arm covers, they look good but are also easily removed so you can make adjustments.
Blum - Hinge Boss Cover Cap For Clip Top Hinge
This hinge boss cover cap for clip top hinges is compatible with hinges 7XT3XXX, 7XB3XXX, 7XB9XXX and 75B1XXX. It's unbranded and attaches to the hinge boss with integrated soft close.
Blum - Hinge Boss Cover Cap For Clip Top Hinge
Compatible for use with 7XT1XXX, 7XT5XXX, 7XT9XXX, 7XA5XXX and 7XA9XXX, this unbranded hinge boss cover cap is designed for clip top hinges.