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Reinforce Plywood for Hinge Screws

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Plywood edges don’t provide a very good anchor for hinge screws. So while building a wooden toy box that had a piano-hinged lid, I reinforced the plywood edge by routing a groove and gluing in a strip of solid wood. This provides a strong place for the hinge screws, and should hold tight for many years. 


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