How do you get a stripped screw out of a door hinge?
Spread carpenter’s glue onto a 3/8-inch-diameter x 1-inch-long wood dowel and tap it into the hole until it’s flush with the jamb. Bore out and plug each of the remaining stripped screw holes the same way. Wait at least an hour. Then reposition the hinge leaf and bore 1/8-inch-diameter pilot holes.
How do you remove a stripped screw that won’t budge?
If the screw is being especially stubborn, try using a hammer. With one hand, hold your screwdriver in place and slowly try to turn it while hitting the back of the screwdriver with a hammer. This is the same premise that an impact driver works on.
How do you remove old hinge screws?
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