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Brass Butler Tray Table Hinges

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Solid Brass Table Hinge with a steel spring.

(1) Pair of Brass Butler Tray Table Hinges
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Weight 0.2500
Tech Spec
  • Dimensions: 2-1/2" L x 1-1/2" W
  • Thickness: 1/8''
Open Degree 90
Finish Polished Brass
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4.9 / 5.0
98 Reviews
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Love them. Better than the original.
September 1, 2019
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Great product
August 20, 2019
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Tray Table Hinges
My two grandboys leaned too hard on the drop tray and broke the cheap pot metal hinges on a utility desk in our Room over the garage. I was not sure that I could find a replacement hinges that fit, but Rockler had them! the hinges fit perfectly and they are much stronger and better looking than the originals. I was so pleased. Most importantly, my wife was very pleased!

Thanks again! Tim Pflaum
July 25, 2019
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Brass Butler Hinges
Better than the original white metal hinges. The center outside hole matches up perfectly, the other 4 had to have new pilot holes. That is probably a good thing. Gives you a fresh bite into new wood.
July 24, 2019
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
1st. Time Success!
The brass butler hinges fit exactly where the old broken ones were. We really struggled to find them in custom cabinet shops and lumber companies. I am so thrilled to locate them through your online service.
July 12, 2019
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
great product
worked perfectly
June 3, 2019
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Works well.
Looks and works well. Matched the original hole closely. Needed to enlarge slightly to make fit.
May 31, 2019
4 months ago
Desk hinges
They do the job and last as they have been in for years
April 5, 2019
over 5 years ago
Perfect match for the broken hinge on the rolltop desk I purchased.
February 23, 2019
Woodworking Experience:
Brass Butler Tray Table Hinges
Was the perfect match for my desk hinge that had broke.
October 30, 2018
11 months ago
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Why did you choose this?
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We chose this item because it is what we need and what we could not find anywhere else. Replacement items of the correct size are not easy to find!
Iris H on Aug 20, 2019
This is a replacement for broken hinges in a roll-top desk drawer. We have searched many lumber and cabinet businesses, unsuccessfully. I am very pleased to have found them!
Melanie F on Jun 21, 2019
We chose this item because it is what we need and what we could not find anywhere else. Replacement items of the correct size are not easy to find!
Iris H on Aug 20, 2019
to replace broken hinges, most informative site and reasonable shipping duration
Robert N on Jun 30, 2019
This is a replacement for broken hinges in a roll-top desk drawer. We have searched many lumber and cabinet businesses, unsuccessfully. I am very pleased to have found them!
Melanie F on Jun 21, 2019
These are a replacement for a broken hinge i currently have. This is the only place i found the correct size i need.
Karey B on Jun 17, 2019
Hinges need to repair roll up desk. Looks perfect on web page.
Barry R on May 26, 2019
Quality and function
Leonard F on May 22, 2019
replacement for broken hinge on a desk
Petrice E on May 5, 2019
Local provider. Looked like what I needed.
Tim P on May 3, 2019
To replace broken cast hinges manufactured in China.
Walter P on Apr 18, 2019
the last place we looked and glad to locate these hinges!
valonda Little V on Apr 15, 2019
Product appears to be of good quality, will know when received.
John A on Mar 16, 2019
Only replacement I could find online to fit
Dyanne C on Mar 14, 2019
Keith L on Mar 11, 2019
this matched a broken hinge on my roll top desk. Look everywhere and this was the only company that had the correct size. Expensive but couldn't find it anywhere and ductape was getting old.
Carol G on Mar 6, 2019
They look like they will match the 2 I need to replace
Genevieve M on Jan 28, 2019
I have been looking for these hinges in major hardware stores, but had no luck. One of the hinges on my computer desk door broke and I have been wanting to replace it for some time now.....now I can!
Diane R on Jan 24, 2019
Needed them
Dave B on Jan 23, 2019
To replace broken hinges
Joann R on Jan 21, 2019
Replacement for broken hinges on a desk. You were the only company to offor this hinge, in this finish made of this material. Thank you Rockler, you are always my go-to for such projects.
Kenneth L on Jan 19, 2019
To replace one that had broken.
Michele G on Dec 30, 2018
Repair for a customer
John D on Nov 28, 2018
one broke during a move, will replace all hinges at the same time.
Dexter G on Nov 15, 2018
One broke during a move.
Dexter G on Nov 15, 2018
Customer requested
Jeff M on Oct 3, 2018
to replace missing hinges on drawer front of computer desk
Lorraine D L on Sep 26, 2018
Need for computer door/keyboard slide-out door.
Dollie B on Aug 15, 2018
They were the best match to broken hinge in type, shape and dimensions
Lawrence K on Aug 4, 2018
need replacement for my computer desk keyboard holder that get broken
Miguel U on Jul 28, 2018
I need them to replace the hinges on the keyboard drawer on a desk that I have that were broken
Deborah B on Jul 26, 2018
Broken hinges on desk. Forgot to enter code for free shipping v20676
Michael S on Jul 16, 2018
Correct size for my desk
Michael F on Jul 16, 2018
I have searched many home improvement stores for these hinges, with no success. I've even contacted the manufacturer of the furniture piece I need them for, without success. I was elated to find them on your site, and hopefully they will complete my project.
Elizabeth M on Jun 27, 2018
one broke
Charlene M on Jun 18, 2018
Best hinge for Keyboard Shelf
Richard D on Jun 12, 2018
Because it fits on my desk and the current hinge is cracked.
Mary Jane P on May 29, 2018
needed to replace broken hinges
Michael B on May 17, 2018
Old hinges broke.
Kevin D on May 8, 2018
I have a desk with a drop front keyboard drawer and one of the hinges broke. I did a google search and found exactly what I needed at Rockler.
Vanesa H on Apr 27, 2018
One of mine broke on my desk. It wasn't brass like this one so I think it will hold up better than the original one.
Faye M on Apr 12, 2018
Repair broken hinge on computer desk
Debra H on Mar 31, 2018
Compartment table for customer custom order
Steven P on Mar 28, 2018
Repair computer desk keyboard slideout drawer.
Dave B on Mar 28, 2018
I need it for a computer tray keyboard drawer & it is not available locally.
Gary N on Mar 8, 2018
Repair project
Keith B O on Mar 6, 2018
Replacement hinges for flip down drawer on roll top desk
James W on Feb 18, 2018
I am replacing a drawer front on my computer keyboard tray. Original hinge gave up.
Derek L on Feb 16, 2018
was the right size.
Wally V on Jan 31, 2018
Unable to locate hinge elsewhere.
William R. M on Jan 23, 2018
Replacement parts for a Winners Only Desk
Marissa White W on Jan 9, 2018
Have a desk drawer with a broken hinge. Needed a replacment
Sanford B on Jan 3, 2018
to replace broken hinges, most informative site and reasonable shipping duration
Robert N on Jun 30, 2019
These are a replacement for a broken hinge i currently have. This is the only place i found the correct size i need.
Karey B on Jun 17, 2019
How strong is the spring? What leaf or door weight will it firmly close?
Bruce R on Nov 2, 2016
I need a butler's tray hinge set measuring 1.5 inches x 3 inches square ended.
Mark P on Feb 12, 2016
Do you have a Butler hinge that is 3" in length and 1.5 inch width?
John T on Nov 2, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The one I bought is 2 1/2" by 1 1/2". I do not have a 3" one.
do you have a similar hinge that snaps upward at 90 degrees?
A shopper on Apr 18, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This hinge snaps upward from a 180 degree flat open position to a vertical 90 degree position
What is the depth of this product? Can it fit into 3/4" material?
Tristan R on Mar 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The bracket is approx. 1/8" thick and I have it set in a 3/4" board
Would these brass butler table tray hinges (#81258) hold two 37 lb panels, to be hinged to form a temporary dining room table top?
Ann S on Nov 4, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I do not know what the weight limits are. But if I was going to try I would use more than two of them. I assume you are making a top that will rest on a existing table. Also the two sections my not lay completely flat due to the way the hinge is manufactured. I hope this helps.
Is there a template available for installing these hinges?
Charles T on Jun 27, 2017
BEST ANSWER: None that I am aware of
are screws included?
cheryl k on Mar 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes. And, they are an exact fit for the original hinges.
Does this hinge come in antique brass?
Brenda H on May 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No. I did not find the antique brass and had to settle for the bright brass.
will the butler tray hinges, take the place for the fully adjustable concealed fall flap hinges?
A shopper on Apr 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: not a perfect but close enough for my job, hard to get exact replacement I ordered them to see if they were close which they were.
How long are the screws?
V H on Dec 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The screws that came with the hinges are 5/8" long
can these hinges be used for leaves that fold up on center top then open to make flat surface?
larry o on Nov 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: These hinges only operate from 0 to 90 degrees and do not fold onto themselves.
what is the spring for?
Mark J on Dec 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The steel spring must be located inside the hinge in the area that allows it to open and close. It is not a separate piece.
TONY G on Nov 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I'm not sure why Rockler sent this to me, as I don't know whether they carry the item in antique brass. We've had good luck with the ones we have used, which are the regular brass, I think.
Do these hinges come in antique brass?
nevin t on Jun 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I am sure they do, however we only carry them in the brass finish.
Will these hinges fold up from 90 degrees to 180 flat so that the leaf is folded down hiding the hinges when not in use?
FlyHog85 on Jan 31, 2017
BEST ANSWER: no. the hinge lays flat just like picture, on top of leaf to hold leaf in extended position, the hinge folds up
I need 8 square ones,will get measurements,I only see the round one here,what else is available? Thanks
Don D on Oct 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: the round end hinges are the only ones we carry.
Will this hinge go from 180 degrees to 75?
Gerald T on Feb 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I can say that these hinges works really well for my use / Great product & great company .
will this hinge fold onto itself and drop to 90deg, a 270deg movement?
Phil D on Feb 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No, it will not. It only folds 90 degrees
how thick are the hinges?
Willie on Dec 26, 2015
BEST ANSWER: about 3/16th of an inch. just the right thickness to provide the strength for the intended purpose.
Does anyone have a picture of the back of the hinge? I just wasted $38 on hinges from another site that have the wrong back and don't want to make that mistake again! Also, my broken hinge measures closer to 2 5/8"; is this considered 2 1/2" by industry standard???
Tony P on Dec 14, 2015
BEST ANSWER: These are high quality brass, true spring lock, butler tray hindges. 2.50" x 1.50".
Rockler item 81258 8
Can not send pic on this site, sorry.

Do you have the Butler hinge in a dark bronze instead of brass?
Pat W on Sep 24, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Sorry no, we only have this hinge in polished brass.
Do you have a store in Michigan?
A shopper on Jun 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Rockler Woodworking and Hardware

29918 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073
Is there a hinge that is like this on one side (rounded), and short and flat, with only 2 screws on the other? That's the one I need and I can't find it anywhere. Approx 1 5/8 across, so this is close in that way. If not, do you know where I can find one? I've looked everywhere.
Mark R on Jul 1, 2016