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How to Adjust European Style Cabinet Hinges

By: Danny Lipford
Using a screwdriver to adjust a European style cabinet hinge.

European style cabinet hinges are easy to adjust using a screwdriver.

European style hinges are great for attaching kitchen cabinet doors since they remain hidden from view and can be easily adjusted after installation.

By tightening or loosening the adjustment screws on the hinges, you can reposition the door up and down, left and right, or in and out to compensate for any gaps that might occur.

Watch this video to find out more.


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  • Ken Colson Says:
    September 21st, 2017 at 12:19 pm

    European hinges on my cabinet door is very fragile and disengages whenever I open the drop-down door. I must reattach the two part hinge virtually every door opening. I’ve looked and don’t seem to find an adjustment for this problem.

  • Ian Says:
    May 5th, 2017 at 3:22 am

    A hinge broke on one of my kitchen cupboard doors. I have replaced the hinge (different brand because you can never buy the same brand) and I cannot get the door aligned no matter how I adjust. The gap at the back of the door will not close

  • Bill Helm Says:
    September 25th, 2011 at 10:33 am

    I just watched your video on adjusting european hinges and is was very helpfull for for cerrecting a gap in the doors. I have a similar problem where the one door is lower than the other. Which adjustment do I do to raise the door that is lower in the center and has to to even at the top.

    Your help would be apppreciated.

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How to Adjust European Style Cabinet Hinges