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We are tiling our bathroom and want to tile the built in cupboard, which has 2 doors inset into a wooden frame. So that we don't need to leave a wide gap between the tiles at the edge of the door and the tiles on the frame, we need a hinge that will pull the whole door completely out and clear of the frame, but don't know what will work as there are so many types. We already made a mistake by buying hinges like those on kitchen units which don't work, so don't want to keep buying the wrong ones!

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This depends on what the cut-outs are on the door, or if there are cut-outs for hinges. Do you have a pic of the door? –  DMoore Sep 25 '13 at 4:28

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It sounds like you need a "concealed door hinge" This will let you close the doors flush with the surface and the hinge will not be visible when the doors are closed.

Here is a link to a hinge page with a few possibilities.

http://www.mcmaster.com/#standard-cabinet-hinges/=onl7hs

We order from McMaster Carr regularly. They are a reputable company.

They also have magnetic push to open latches, so you don't have to have any hardware at all like handles showing either.

http://www.mcmaster.com/#magnetic-latches/=onlapj

Good luck on your project!

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