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October 31, 2014


An easy way to straighten a slightly bowed door stile

An easy way to straighten a slightly bowed door stile

When building cabinet doors at least 30″ long that mount with three or more hinges, here’s a trick for straightening a stile that has a bow of up to 1/4″. When assembling the door, locate the stile on the hinged side with the bow facing the front, as shown. The center hinge(s) straighten the stile by pulling the bowed area in flush against the cabinet.


 
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