Fix ping pong table

Old 07-29-15, 01:20 PM
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Fix ping pong table


i have a hinge at the back of my foldable ping pong table and some of the small screws, maybe 1/4 inch are going in but they keep rolling which tells me the thread is no longer good. Is there any wood filler that I can use to fix this or do I need to drill completely new holes in the wood?


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Old 07-29-15, 01:26 PM
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It isn't the threads that are bad but rather the hole being wallowed out. Would it be a big deal to move the hinges?
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Can you use a wider or longer screw? Sorry, your picture didn't quite explain this to me. A common solution is to fill the hole by gluing in a piece of wood - dowel, golf tee, ... based on the size of the hole - and then drilling a new hole for the screw.

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