Part 19

Hinging The Door

In this lesson, I'll show you how to install hinges to achieve a consistent, accurate shadow gap surrounding the door.

Lesson Objectives

Please be aware that you need to watch the video on cleaning up hinges before watching this one. Even if you have purchased high end, Brusso hardware, this is still worth doing just for knowledge sake. It will also help save you a bit of money next time.

If you’re unsure on how to install a screw safely, it’s strongly advised you watch my video on how to screw wood correctly.

In this video, I’ll show you the function of a pilot hole, a clearance hole, and a countersink. Many people assume they know how to screw wood together, yet overlook this simple yet crucial step.

Click the button below to go to the video. It’s only a couple of minutes long.

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Fitting the Door

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Sizing the Drawer Components

Supporting Material

Click the images below to see supporting material helping you with this part of the project.

Watch this video before moving onto the next lesson! It’s crucial your hinges are up to scratch!

This video shows you how to correctly screw wood together using a pilot, clearance and countersink.

Have you got the plans yet?

Package includes working drawings, a cutting list, and a 3d SketchUp model!

The Student Series

Want to see another beginner make this project before you? It’s a great way to scope out any mistakes before you make one yourself!

To Be Filmed

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