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Posted on cabinet painting: removing and then reusing hinge screw holes

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Bill Berklich

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#1 posted 08-19-2017 01:13 PM

If you are worried, just stick a tooth pick in each hole and break it off. That will tighten them for sure.

- papadan

That trick brings back the time I spent with an old carpenter. it works great especially with a bit of water to make the wood fibers swell. Btw Clin is right , don’t crush it and you don’t have to worry

-- Bill - Rochester MI

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