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  • alifetraveled

    Great tip. Can't believe that I haven't seen this fix before. -- Fixing a stripped hole with a golf tee: 1. Put wood glue in the hole 2. Hammer golf tee into hole 3. Use box cutter to cut off excess tee 4. Drill pilot hole and screw new screw directly into the tee!

  • Linda Seay

    Awesome fixit! Fixing a stripped hole with a golf tee. I would never have known how to do this.

  • Dawne Schoenthal

    Fixing a stripped hole with a golf tee. For door hinges, remove stripped screw, fill hole with wood glue, insert golf tee and gently tap in place. Let dry. With utility knife, cut off tee so it is flush. Drill pilot hole into tee for new screw. Taadaa, now ur screw has something to hold on to.

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