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How to Fix a Cabinet Door Hinge with a Damaged Base

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    • Choose the correct screwdriver to remove the damaged hinge.

    • A properly sized bit should “fill up” the screw head, utilizing both the full depth and width of the socket.

    • In general, use the largest bit size that fits snugly into the screw.

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    • If the door is still attach to the cabinet, use your screwdriver to remove the screws from the door hinges.

    • Take the doors off the cabinets before you begin the repair.

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    • Remove all of the screws from the first hinge of the cabinet.

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    • Remove all the the screws from the second hinge of the cabinet.

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    • Remove all of the screws from the door hinge.

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    • Squeeze the wood filler in the damaged base of the cabinet.

    • Some wood fillers require you to mix them with hardener. For those types, add 1/3 amount of hardener with filler and mix them until a consistent texture. Then apply the mixture to the damaged area. For more clarity, watch this video.

    • Place a card beside the hole and fill the hole with wood filler.

    • Overfill the damaged base slightly, to ensure the hole is filled completely.

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    • Scrape the extra filler from the base with a putty knife or stiff card to smooth the surface before it dries.

    • Leave the filler for 20 to 30 minutes to dry.

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    • Place the cabinet hinge repair plate on the new base and secure with the screws that are included in the kit.

    • Make sure the plate is properly aligned with existing holes.

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    • Place the new cabinet hinge on the repair plate and screw it in with a drill.

    • Note that the size of hinges and screws may vary according to the individual's need.

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    • If the base was only pulled out on one side, then simply screw the new hinge on the other side.

    • If the base was pulled out, use the wood filler technique and repair plate on both sides.

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    • Using your screwdriver, attach the door to the cabinet.

    • Make sure the door is level and aligned with the other door.

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    • Test the door multiple times by opening and closing it.

    • Congratulations, the door is now fixed!

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