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Frequently Asked Question

How do I do hutch and cabinet door alignment?

  

Hinges on cabinet and hutch doors provide a 3-way alignment adjustments - height, depth and side-to-side.

 

Height Adjustments

This adjustment involves two screws, one to the top and one to the bottom of the clip.  Loosen the screws slightly and then lift or lower the door until it is in the position you want. Re-tighten the screws to secure the door.

Height Adjustment
Door_Height_Adjustment

Use these two screws to adjust the height of the doors and/or align the tops of the doors.

Depth Adjustments

Use this screw to adjust how far out or in the doors are in comparison to your cabinet and to the other cabinet doors and drawers surrounding it.  Loosen the screw and manually push or pull the door to adjust it.  Re-tighten the screw when the door is in the position you want.

Depth Adjustment
Door_Depth_Adjustment

Use this screw to bring to door into alignment with neighboring cabinet doors/drawers.

Side-to-Side Adjustment

Using a phillips head screwdriver, turn the adjustment screw clockwise and counterclockwise to move the door--the direction of turn and it's effect is dependent on which the side of the door the hinge is attached. 
 
On a door with a Right Side Hinge:
Turn the screw Clockwise to move the door to the Right
Turn the screw Counterclockwise to move the door to the Left
On a door with a Left Side Hinge: 
Turn the screw Closckwise to move the door to the Left
Turn the screw Counterclockwise to move the door to the Right

Side-to-Side Adjustment
Door_SideToSide_Adjustment

Use this screw to adjust the gap between doors, walls and other cabinets for parallel alignment.