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How to Keep Track of Hardware When Taking Something Apart

Whenever you take something apart, whether it's a piece of furniture or a small appliance, you always want to make sure that you can get it back together again. Here's a trick that should help.

As you disassemble something, Ron recommends that you take the fasteners, the screws and the bolts and place them in the edge of a piece of corrugated cardboard.

Ron suggests that you go to the trouble to label each part, where it came from and the sequence in which you removed it.

When it's time to reassemble, you can simply reverse the process, often saving yourself hours of frustration.

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