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Hi Everyone.
I have built a china cabinet that calls for two doors to be hung over the opening. They are 6ftx2ft. on butt hinges with only the barrels showing.
The question is fastening the hinges must be done with the doors open.
I have tried and always finish with the end not even or the doors not meeting properly. Only 1/8 or so out but that won't do. There is no middle post where the doors meet and uneven ends won't do.
Any ideas how to set these doors and attach the hinges.
Any help would be much appreciated.
ve3te-Len:eek:
 

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The clear path to enlightenment here is

Mortise the doors and the cabinet frames for positive location. Not difficult if you take your time and mark the mortise real estate carefully.

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Try laying the doors in place and holding them there with shims, wedges, or whatever. After you have positioned them to your liking, you can mark both the doors and cabinet frame for the hinge locations.
Keep in mind that if your floor in the shop is level and the floor where the cabinet will stand is not level, then your doors are going to need adjusting.
Good luck
 
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