What Is A Butt Hinge

- May 07, 2019-

By definition, a butt hinge is a hinge that attaches to the abutting surfaces of a door jamb and the door.  These hinges are usually mortised or recessed into both surfaces.

Butt hinges consist of two rectangular leaves with screws to attach the hinge to the surfaces.  They are joined together by the hinge pin which is a metal rod.