How to Adjust the Tension in an Ikea Hinge?

Answer Since Ikea is a Swedish company they use European components, such as European hinges. A European hinge, also called a cup hinge, contains adjusting screws that allow you to tweak the tension of th... Read More »

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How do I adjust a hinge?

Assess the ProblemOpen and close the door while standing at the back of it, watching the hinges to see what's happening. If the door is sticking, the hinge plates are probably too high, sitting out... Read More »

How do I adjust a European hinge?

Adjusting the Back ScrewExamine the back screw of the hinge, which holds the door in place and also permits you to take off the door. Loosen the screw, and adjust the door in the hinge arm. Tighten... Read More »

How do I adjust a screw operated hinge?

Adjustment for HeightUse a screwdriver to loosen each screw on the top and bottom. Shift the door to the position that is most desirable, and retighten the screws.Right-side HingeTurn the screws cl... Read More »

How to Adjust the Tension on a Kenmore 158?

The Kenmore 158 sewing machine is a collector's item for many tailors, outfitters and fabric designers. Manufactured in the 1960s and 1970s, the 158 came with adjustable tension, various stitch pat... Read More »