HF-43 strap hinges, and the corresponding HF-57 pintles, are very heavy duty hinges and can be used on doors up to about 40" wide and 200 pounds. They are suitable for the heaviest barn and carriage house doors and gates. They can easily by custom made to fit whatever application you need-please contact us to discuss.
Our strap hinges are authentic early American reproductions and are made in the traditional manner. Each one is handmade one at a time-with a hammer, anvil, and a coal forge. The black finish comes from heat and oil.
Iron used outdoors will rust. If you are using any hand forged iron outside, please see our care and maintenance page. You can choose to let the iron rust, wax or oil it, or paint it. We are happy to paint the iron for you. Just let us know when you order; either on the phone or in the comments section of our order form.
We welcome all types of custom iron work. From making hinges longer or shorter, to having them visible inside and open out, we have made iron hinges to suit many different kinds of doors. Please give us a call at 800-754-9127 if you are unsure, we would be happy to help.