Barn door hinges – to decorate using barn door hinges, Choose hinges barn door that fits your door or closet. You will achieve the most attractive setting with hinges covering half or two thirds of the width of the door or cabinet. For example, if the door is 3 feet wide, use a strap hinge that is 1 1/2 to 2 feet long. Most hinges come in pairs that are installed at the top and bottom of the door or cabinet.
Place the bolt – the hinge mechanism connecting the door frame or cabinet – where you want to install on the upper side edge. If you are installing the hinge in a cabinet, place the bolt 2 to 3 inches below the top corner. If you are installing the hinge on a barn door hinges, place the bolt 6 to 8 inches below the top corner. Pilot holes in the pencil marks. Place the bolt through the guide and wood screws for mounting holes in the frame.
Keep the strap hinge in place on the cabinet or door and make marks through the screw holes for the placement of the screws. Pilot holes in the pencil marks. Attach the strap hinge on the guide and screws on wooden cabinet door or mount holes on the door. Repeat the same process for mounting the lower hinge mechanism and hinge at the same distance from the bottom of the cabinet or barn door hinges.