Step 7: Adjust Side to Side

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With a Clip-top Blumotion hinge, all you need to fine-tune the position of a cabinet door is a #2 Pozidriv screwdriver. (A #2 Phillips-head can strip the hinge's screws.)

Problems: Uneven or insufficient gap between adjacent doors, or door doesn't align with cabinet frame.

Solution: Turn front screw clockwise to push hinge edge of door closer to cabinet side, counterclockwise to pull hinge end away from side.
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    Tools List

    • pencil
      Pencil
    • 16-foot tape measure
      Tape measure
    • combination square
      Combination square
    • drill
      Drill/driver
    • Forstner bit
      35-millimeter Forstner bit
    • Rafter Square
      Rafter square
    • 7/64-inch self-centering bit
      7/64-inch self-centering bit
    • Phillips head bit
      Phillips-head bit
    • shims
      Shims
    • Pozidriv screwdriver
      Pozidriv screwdriver

    Shopping List

    1. Concealed hinges (usually two per door)

    2. Mounting plate (one per hinge)

    3. -inch #6 wood screws (five per hinge)