Kitchen cupboard doors

Discussion in 'Carpenters' Talk' started by Bobthefish, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. Bobthefish

    Bobthefish New Member

    One of my cupboard doors has had a loose hinge for a while, I'd done a quick 'botch' repair by unscrewing where the hinge was attached to the carcess of the cupboard and packing the hole with match sticks and screwing it back in. However its now come away completely and the chipboard has flaked away leaving 2 holes about 6mm in diameter. How would be best to fill these holes? They are the usual 35mm concealed hinges so I can't easily just mount the hinge lower on the door.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. lamps

    lamps New Member

    you aint no tradesman are you
     
  3. G Brown

    G Brown New Member

    Well it is a highly complex and technical problem that needs the minds of the worlds greatest engineers to resolve it..... :)
     
  4. lamps

    lamps New Member

    or maybe the the help of a dead racist rapper twopack
     
  5. blueassedfly!

    blueassedfly! New Member

    just google "hinge repair plates" ;)
     
  6. lamps

    lamps New Member

    two pack works fine and its more or less free as you will always have some on the van :)
     
  7. chippie239

    chippie239 New Member

    Try fibre glass compound.
     
  8. barbaricduck

    barbaricduck Active Member

    Concur with blueassed...Or move the hinge down 70mm or so.
     
  9. cosworth

    cosworth New Member

    if there is a unit next to it you can use 30 maybe 35mm screws and fix thru to the next unint. unless there is a hinge the other side for that unit also.
     
  10. mr.kitchen

    mr.kitchen New Member

    If there is a corresponding hinge on ajacent unit, I remove the screws and put and bolt and nut through them both and tighten.
    Nothing goes nowhere then.
     
  11. big all

    big all Screwfix Select

    blimey talk about long term lurkers lol
    5 years without a post then 3 at once ;)

    big all
     

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