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  1. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    The corner cabinet door in the condo I'm dealing with had Grass 1203 170 degree hinges. They had some damage (the bottom one hadn't been installed correctly and broke so the top one had been taking all the weight and was wonky too. I bought a couple of Blum 170 degree hinges. As seen below, the...
  2. Windows and Doors
    I was wondering if anyone has had success in contacting Masonite Customer Service. I ordered 15 pre-hung 5-panel solid core doors and ALL of the prehung doors are total rubbish. Not only that but when ordering the build and ship time was supposed to be 3 weeks. After many deferments they came...
  3. Carpentry
    I have a set of italian buffet and hutch with unique hinges. Three of those hinges recently broke and I need to replace them. I have looked around but couldn't find them at Rona, Lowe's, and Home Depot. http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/?saved=1 This is how they look like. Could...
  4. Painting
    I recently purchased a home that was "professionally" painted over 7 years ago. All of the door hinges were sprayed as they painted. The screws are coated with paint so I cant get the bit in there. How do I remove the paint from top of screws so that I can remove the hinges? I have over a...
  5. Remodeling
    I need to get hinges for my new cabinet doors. I am pricing the Blum brand as that is what the door manufacturer sells. The lower price per hinge sellers don't include the mounting screws. Are these easy to get from a Lowe's type store or an independent hardware store, or am I better off paying...
  6. General DIY Discussions
    I need these style Cabinet Hinges on one of my cabinet doors. They fit my, but don't swing out enough to avoid hitting the other cabinet door. The hinge must extend at least 1 inch farther out to clear it. I haven't been able to find hinges that will work in any local stores. Does anyone...
  7. Carpentry
    I would like to change my existing kitchen cabinet doors from outside hinges to inside. Is this possible without purchasing new doors?
  8. Building & Construction
    Is there a way to attach two masonite boards to each other? I am making preschool room dividers. They need to be light weight, cheap, paintable, able to stand up (which is why I thought of hinges), easy and quick to make, and very portable. I would like to be able to fold them up and put them...
  9. Carpentry
    Hello, My wife and I are in the process of remodeling our master bedroom, we have completely gutted the room, from refinishing the floors to putting custom built-ins in each side of the closets. So we have everything done, the last thing to do is build some doors for the middle portion of the...
  10. Carpentry
    Hello, This is my first post, I hope someone out there can help. The situation is that i had french doors installed in my home by a friend and when I came home to check them out I noticed that he messed up on the hinge installation. The left side is correct (hinges are 6 inches from the top...
  11. Carpentry
    hello, here's my issue. i am adding some recycled doors to my remodel project. trying to match the existing doors. i am replacing the hinges, but some of the old doors are messed up. i was wondering if i should put the new hinges in the old places or should i router out new mortices? then...
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