Step 2: Position Hinges

position hinges to make screen door
Photo: Kristine Larsen
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Arrange one pair of hinges along the gap between two shutters, about a foot down from the top, and the other the same distance up from the bottom. Measure from the bottom of the shutters to the bottom edge of the hinge leaves and mark their locations.
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    Tools List

    • 100-foot tape measure
      Measuring tape
    • drill
      Drill driver
    • Phillips screwdriver
      Screwdriver
    • pencil compass
      Pencil
    • combination square
      Combination Square

    Shopping List

    1. Two sets of hinges

    2. Three shutters (louvered or paneled)

    3. Hinge screws

    4. Two sets of furniture glide floor protectors