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How do I reapair this clear plastic coating peeling from my cabient door?

Protective coatings are thin and easily removed, this issue is the peeling of a much thicker plastic that provides a glossy sheen finish. Could a certain adhesive be used to stick it down? I'm loath ...
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Seeking advice on repairing cupboard damage in my rented apartment

I've been renting an apartment since August 2023, and recently, I've come across some damage on one side of the cupboards near the oven. Here are a couple of images for reference: I'm curious about ...
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How to make a KESSEBOHMER hinge mechanism lift more weight?

I have a wall-mounted cupboard that I bought some about 7 years ago. It has a lift-up front face which is driven by a KESSEBOHMER hinge mechanism. The face falls when lifted, apparently a common issue ...
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Building cupboard around corner-flush consumer unit

I have a consumer unit that is right in the corner next to my front door and I'm wanting to make the space a bit more useable for storage etc. The consumer unit is in its own metal enclosure so is ...
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Storage shelves under stairs

I would like to build some shelves for the cupboard under the stairs. I quite like the layout in the following picture: My cupboard is roughly per diagram below, were I would like to put a 3-layer ...
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How many legs for my cabinet?

I've built a kitchen-style cabinet for my office and I'm wondering if I've put enough legs on it. I couldn't find any standards for this sort of thing in my Googling, so here I have turned to the ...
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What's the best way to install hinges into particle board/chipboard without causing splintering?

I have several large particle board/chipboard built-in wardrobe doors (approx 2000mm X 600mm X 20mm). The last person to install them screwed the hinged into the 20mm sides. Over time a lot of the ...
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How to fix this cupboard knob back?

The threads in the door knob have worn out (stripped threads) and the knob came off. I am not sure how to fix it back other than supergluing it back on. What is the right way to fix it? I am thinking ...
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Is it possible to repair this hanging mechanism

We bought some used furniture to put up on the wall. Yesterday we tried to put it up but it became apparent that we couldn’t tighten the screw on one of the hangers to bring the cupboard close to the ...
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Can I use a regular ball-bearing drawer slidse on their side?

I'm wanting to create a sliding shelf by essentially adding drawer slides on top of an existing shelf and a piece of wood on top of that: My question is... Are regular ball bearing slides bought ...
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Can I salvage my disaster of an under-sink cabinet for actual storage? [closed]

I have recently moved into a newly built house and after initially putting things in places I'm now going through and reorganising and finding the snags etc. Come to my disaster of a cabinet under the ...
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