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Letterbox so deep bolts stick out other side so cant put back on

letterbox in old 1930's door so deep bolts stick out other side so cant put a back on or a letter tidy but the only way the front will fit is with long bolts, any advice please? Thank you.

2 Answers from MyBuilder Carpenters & Joiners

need to see but possibly some good screws and some repairs it will be back to normal without sticking out bolts or damage

2019-01-28T16:20:02+00:00

Answered 28th Jan 2019

Pictures would be useful but fit the letter box as usual with the longer bolts and then shorten (carefully with hacksaw or multi-tool) the protruding bolts on the back-side of the door which will keep the nuts flush against the door. A lot of door furniture is supplied to fit different thickness doors, its usually just a case of customising to make it work. Never be afraid to customise!

2019-02-03T16:20:02+00:00

Answered 3rd Feb 2019

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