How to fill | organise hinges holes from old doors.

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How to fill | organise hinges holes from old doors.

Post by lewap » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:03 pm

Hi everybody,

I would appreciate it if somebody can suggest me any solutions for old door hinges gaps ( holes )

I have new ( used ) doors and they wont fit with its hinges into the door frames old hinges holes :) :dunno:

Any tips please?

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https://www117.zippyshare.com/v/8vWHU2Yq/file.html
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Re: How to fill | organise hinges holes from old doors.

Post by big-all » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:54 pm

heeelllooo and welcome lewap :welcome: :welcome: :welcome:

the easiest is fit the new door hinges and fill around
if painting you can fill with timber or hardboard and sand flat
other options are find a bit off timber say 10-12mm thick cut a tapered pocket o.5-1mm shallower than the timber and glue in well
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Re: How to fill | organise hinges holes from old doors.

Post by ayjay » Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:14 pm

The hinge recess in your pic is neat and tidy, were it old and bashed about I'd say fit a patch, but it's a reasonably skilled job to do it seamlessly.

If the "new" doors already have hinges fitted, consider moving them to marry up with the frame,(and then use a two-part filler to tidy up the door), or if they are only slightly misaligned, fit larger hinges.
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