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Hinges have come loose from particle-board cupboard

I have a large number of built-in cupboards made from laminated particle board (called chipboard here in Australia), with doors attached with two or three cabinet hinges each. Either the previous ...
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Can I use particle board over wood plank flooring to smooth it out for laminate flooring?

I need some help! I live in a prewar building, I am looking for a cheap and easy way to install a 10mm floating laminate floor. I ripped up the old carpet to find 1inch wood plank subfloor. The floor ...
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How can I repair kitchen counters that are disintegrating?

We have a pretty standard 90s style laminate kitchen counter top. There are cabinets and a dishwasher underneath, and the counter overhangs them by about a half inch. The bottom of the overhang is ...
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What techniques are used to change the color of a particle board's veneer & edge banding?

I found a piece of particle board that seems to be strong enough to hold an Apple 17 inch monitor, since it has the size and thickness requirements. I'm toying with the idea of changing the color of ...
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Is my kitchen cabinet door beyond repair?

My cabinet door became damaged as my sister put all her weight on it to pull herself up :-) Repairing the door is very tricky as these cabinet doors are on the kitchen island and the particle board ...
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How can I repair water damage under the kitchen sink?

I found out that our kitchen water connection had somehow loosened up and was leaking water on the floor underneath the sink. Now the particle board cabinet floor is warped quite a bit. I was thinking ...
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How to seal/stabilize crumbling particle board counter top?

I have a typical laminate kitchen counter top which is built of particle board under the laminate. The bottom edge, at the front where it hangs over the cabinets is bare particle board. The section ...