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How to temporarily remove one hinge on a door with two hinges

Your best bet is to simply remove both hinge pins and remove the door from the frame. Attempting to swing it and prop it open on only one of two hinges will carry a not insignificant risk of the door ...
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How to temporarily remove one hinge on a door with two hinges

Yes, it is possible to hold the weight of the door on shims. Door wedges would be ideal. Otherwise, open the door then jam under whatever will fit. If you're removing the top hinge, the door will ...
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Is there a type of cabinet hinge that allows opening over baseboards?

Remembering my job in a custom cabinet shop for 20 years, I do not remember a Euro hinge type that would throw the door further into the opening to clear something like a baseboard or wall panel. They ...
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How do I deal with misalignment in cabinet doors resulting in gaps?

Those hinges have some adjustment screws, as you can see: #1 moves the door horizontally (when closed). Use it to adjust the gap between doors as well as the relative heights of the doors. #2 lets ...
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The cabinet hinge is becoming less secure, and there are cracks in the cabinet door frame

I'd go for a 2-in-1 fix. Part 1… You need to strengthen the cabinet frame, fill all the existing holes & glue the split section. Then I'd go with Solar Mike's idea of adding a batten on the inside,...
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Unclippng IKEA PAX Hinges

These come as one piece. It's best not to unclip them. Better is to remove the two screws holding them to the cabinet wall, and leave the entire hinge attached to the door. If you want to unclip them,...
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Identify Storm Door

I believe this is a Larson door. The part look up page has a sticker that has a very similar format to the OP one. However, when entering the part: 00108041.411110608, the site says: Parts for this ...
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How do I oil this door hinge?

The bottom hinge is under tension, which might be contributing to the squeaking. It may also be causing it to jam against the frame-mount at the rear. That looks twisted too. Those hinges are a bit ...
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Help removing screws from this cabinet hinge

The screws are part of the hinge base. They do not come apart from the part they are attached to. That design was used in some "box" cabinets that you assemble yourself. The holes in the ...
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The cabinet hinge is becoming less secure, and there are cracks in the cabinet door frame

That hinge fixed into the end "grain" or edge of the panel is never going to be strong. I would be considering screwing and glueing a batten down the inside of the cupboard edge then ...
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Is there a type of cabinet hinge that allows opening over baseboards?

Take a look at a cabinet supply store, like Cabinetparts.com. These stores have many types of hinges. Also, consider changing the door to a drawer with sliders if there is room to pull it straight out....
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Door corner hinges pin keeps falling. How can I fix it?

The pin should be installed from the top. Gravity will hold it in place. Hinges are typically symmetric, so you could dismount it from the door and flip it over. Alternatively, the plug that's ...
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Complex door hinge

Looks like a 2-way adjustable hinge, similar to uPVC doors & tilt & turn windows sometimes have. The screw underneath is for height. There should/may be one for left/right adjustment inside ...
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How to temporarily remove one hinge on a door with two hinges

I agree with the answers suggesting wedging the door and propping it from the side so it can't tip over. Only if the door is particularly heavy might this be unacceptably risky to you. But definitely ...
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How do I remove this door?

Possibly the pins retract into the door against a spring. You need a thin tool and patience to achieve this. Possibly there is a lever arm or latch holding the top or bottom of the door to the pin. ...
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How do I remove this door?

Often the pins are different lengths, the top being longer than the bottom. So, given the gap at the top, try lifting the door up and take it off the lower pin then just tilt the door to free the top....
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How can I repair a 6x6 fence post split at the hinge mounted near the edge?

Your hinge looks like it might need to be replaced anyway so one with more reach would be ideal. Otherwise, for something similar, fit a 90 degree steel angle where each hinge screw hole is (so two of ...
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Is there a type of cabinet hinge that allows opening over baseboards?

I’ll start by saying that I spend very little time speccing hinges. I have the luxury of a specialty supplier nearby where I can show up with an existing hinge or a problem to be solved and the guy at ...
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Unclippng IKEA PAX Hinges

I beg to differ from the other answer. It's very easy, you loosen the rightmost screw on the picture (the one in the recess, on the horizontal bar), no need to remove it completely. You can slide out ...
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What are some options for under decking fencing that allows access?

I tend to get a little putzy with things like this. I demand both a polished appearance and good usage performance as outcomes. Here's what I'd do. I've used Neodymium magnet sets to act as a latch ...
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Do soft closing interior door hinges exist?

A bit of Googling shows me there aren't many, but there was one: Home Depot Everbilt 4" soft-close door hinge There are also soft-close plungers or dampers, like this one: Amazon soft-close ...
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What is the name of the hinge that pops out a few inches, then swings open

A lateral hinge makes that type of movement. Comes out and then to the side. Also called lateral opening hinge.
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What's the best way to install hinges into particle board/chipboard without causing splintering?

cabinet hinges (as used in kitchen cabinets) are deigned for attachment to MDF and chipboard this may require redesigning the opening. gate hinges are designed to attach to the face of the door ...
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How can I repair a 6x6 fence post split at the hinge mounted near the edge?

Putting the bolts for that hinge so close to the edge of the wood was guaranteed to fail in exactly the manner it did. If replacing the post is not possible then one possibility is to weld or bolt ...
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Where can I find replacements for Oxberg door hinges with a damper?

Most hinges that have dampers will dampen when the door is closing naturally, not when being slammed. You can check the hinges yourself at Ikea or at your home store for the proper one and it's ...
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How do I remove this door?

It seems to be a "TamBee Hidden Door Hinges Pivot Door Hinges Hinges for Secret Door L Shape" With part 1 and 2 installed the other way round. Before finding these instructions, I turned ...
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How to temporarily remove one hinge on a door with two hinges

Is it possible to place shims under the door to support it while I remove one hinge at a time? Yes. Should you? Probably not with shims alone. Epoxy usually has a 24 hour cure time and the risk of ...
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The cabinet hinge is becoming less secure, and there are cracks in the cabinet door frame

I’d remove everything, inject a thin glue into the crack and screw hole (ie, “chair doctor”) and clamp until it dries. Then, find a screw that’s a little longer than the original (if the original was ...
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Hanging a thinner interior door on original frame

Typically we would just move the stop back towards the door but in your case it might be necessary to add a stop extension. If you have access to a table saw you could make short work of this. Measure ...
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Why are wide throw hinges so expensive relative to normal ones?

In addition to the supply and demand influence on price (which is significant), this hinge is significantly different than a normal 4 1/2" door hinge:
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