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Warped/twisted sideboard door (Mango wood)

Postby allybee13 » Fri Mar 05, 2021 9:17 am

Hi. I have a mango sideboard/cabinet that has a door warped at one corner.

I'm looking for advice on how to get it straight (if possible) without planing, as I don't have a plane. I've posted photos: one with the door closed, so it's visible where it sticks out at the top left corner; and one with the door open so you can see how the door is constructed.

Help and advice aimed at a novice would be much appreciated!

Thanks in advance.
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Door 2.jpg
Inside of door
Door 1.jpg
Outside with warp showing at top left of door
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Postby stoneyboy » Sat Mar 06, 2021 10:06 pm

Hi allybee13
Fit a block inside the door at the bottom so the bottom of the door fits flush. Remove the magnetic catch at the top and use a screwdriver in the top to force the door back into shape - you may have to leave it forcibly closed for some time to correct the warping.
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Postby GeoffGeoff2 » Thu Mar 18, 2021 3:19 pm

Hi

Ah that's great, I have the very same issue, great to know how to resolve it

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