I've just repaired a very ordinary wooden box. I used pegs made of matchstick to fill the holes which had become too big for the screws holding the hinges and then reattached the hinge to the box with the original screws.
And then I found an eyelet screw so that I could attach a small chain to hold the lid upright when vertical, to prevent the lid-hinge-screw problem from happening again.
20 minutes. Smug.
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