Step 6: Create the Bifold

attaching no-mortice hinges to create with bifold by attaching two shutters together
Photo: Kristine Larsen
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Stand both shutters back to back, their sides facing up. At 6 inches from their tops and bottoms, place a no-mortise hinge (about $3.75 a pair; Rockler Wodworking and Hardware) so the barrel is between the two shutters. Predrill holes, and drive in the hinge screws.
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    Tools List

    • drill
      Drill/driver
    • chisel
      Chisel
    • utility knife
      Utility knife
    • Phillips screwdriver
      Screwdriver
    • flathead screwdriver
      Rasp
    • rasp
      Paintbrush

    Shopping List

    1. 2 vintage interior shutters

    2. 1 pair of wrap-around shutter hinges

    3. 1 pair of no-mortise hinges

    4. Cabinet door pull

    5. Paint and primer

    6. Epoxy filler