Hinge style and even finish determine compatibility with certain eras. Many options are available—invisible hinges, various pivot options, self-closers; it can be confusing!
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New Yorkers Gretchen and Ray Master embraced the use of salvaged wire glass in transoms and door panels at their early 20th-century loft apartment.
Whether you’re restoring, renovating, or adding to your house, eventually you will need to design something compatible. Some cues follow.
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