Barn Door / June 1, 2018 / Valentine Carriere
The clear coat finish on the barn door matches well with the industrial hardware because the wood is left in its natural state that creates a classic yet modern look. Industrial flat tracks are heavy duty and can hold doors weighing up to 500 pounds! You can even use this hardware with steel or glass doors-creating any type of look you want. New Home Design When designing your home you want to make sure you create a space that you are happy and comfortable in for years to come. While you may not want a traditional barn-like home you can still incorporate sliding doors with our barn door hardware combo sets. Hanging doors take up less space are quieter and take more abuse than traditional doors found in many houses and apartments today. A barn could be fun to design or live in but there are many more applications that you can use a barn door hardware combo in besides a barn. Take time to use your imagination and you may find that you will come up with a completely different home in the end.
Most strap hinges are around 20" in length providing plenty of support for heavier barn doors. Pinnel hinges are one of the most cost effective strap hinges on the market. There are two main components of a pinnel hinge the strap portion that attached to the door frame and the pinnel portion that attaches to the jamb of the frame. The end of the pinnel has a pin on it that attaches to the strap portion on the door. This allows you to attach the components on the respective structures and then assemble the door to the frame. The strap portion of the pinnel hinge usually uses lag screws or bolts for assembly.
When building a new barn there are many types of hinges and hardware to choose from for your barn doors. We will explore some of the choices and types of hinges as well as the accessories to construct a safe effective and proper barn door. Strap Hinges Strap hinges are one of the most basic and versatile hinges for a barn door. The come in various lengths and styles. No matter how good a hinge looks its very important to make sure you have the correct duty rating. If your door weighs 200 pounds you must have hinges rated for that weight. If a single hinge is rated for say 100 pounds than three hinges would more than suffice for your 200 pound door.