Is this 1/8" ply required at hinges?

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PoconoJohn
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Is this 1/8" ply required at hinges?

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The plans show a 1/8" ply where the hinges go. That's with the hinges shown on the plans. Do I still need them with eye bolts using a large washer?

John C
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Earl Brown
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Re: Is this 1/8" ply required at hinges?

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John, that plywood gives the fasteners a stronger surface to tighten down on.
The spruce is too soft by itself.

donbrewer
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Re: Is this 1/8" ply required at hinges?

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YES ! You do need them, even using eyebolts and 970 washers. Don

PoconoJohn
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Re: Is this 1/8" ply required at hinges?

Post by PoconoJohn »

Thank you Earl & Don!

John

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