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Re-fit door handle to internal wooden French door

Postby declanmullan » Wed Aug 30, 2023 9:34 pm

Hi all,

A door handle on a set of internal wooden French doors has come off a couple of times. The screws don't hold well in the holes. Last time it came off, I tried filling the holes with wood filler and re-fixing, but it has come off again.

The horizontal screw holes aren't deep - they seem to hit part of the internal part of the mechanism - so the handle has only ever been attached with the two holes above and below the centre.

Not sure what options I have to re-fit and get it fully secured so that it doesn't come off again. Anyone come across this and have any ideas?

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Postby stoneyboy » Fri Sep 01, 2023 8:38 pm

Hi declanmullan,
Remove the square spindle and fit handles which have bolts that attach the sides together.
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