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Decent quality Tee hinges

Discussion in 'Wood / Woodwork / Carpentry' started by bsr, 8 May 2021.

  1. bsr

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    My shed has Tee hinges of poor quality. There's a lot of play in them and when a light wind catches the shed door the hinges bend.

    The design of the shed means that I have to stick with T hinges rather than hook and band, so can anyone recommend a supplier of decent quality ones?

    wickes hinges seem to have good reviews but unfortunately none of the suppliers indicate the thickness of the metal which would help compare.

    Thank you
     
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    The thick rectangular hook and band ones with a bolt hole.

    Not the thin pointed strap hinges.
     
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    Hook and band should fit wherever a strap hinge will.

    You won't get any strap hinge that is more than a couple of mm thick, and they all end up bending.
     
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    I'd be very happy to hear how a reversible or strap and band hinge would fit here without cutting the architrave? I don't have the paint and it would be a big job to repaint the whole thing.

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    A strap and band would fit and maybe with no retouching, but obviously if you are unable or unwilling to put the work in to adapt the architrave, then you are stuck with what you have.

    Or a cranked hinge could potentially be surface mounted, but would not look as nice.
     
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