U*H/JIG/8FT - Hinge Jig 8 foot 3 piece in case


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The Hinge Jig is a three piece portable template set designed for recessing hinges in 8 foot wooden doors & frames. It is easy to use with minimal setting-up time, completing the job both accurately & quickly.

  • Used on-site & in joinery shops to increase productivity with excellent results.
  • Four apertures with sliding plates.
  • No need for marking out in the conventional way. Quick & simple to set-up as the hinge is used as the pattern.
  • Clean & accurate recesses are achieved every time.
  • Suitable for timber based doors & square butt hinges.
  • Swivel end plate for 1/8 inch gap to head of door.
  • Hinge position possible using a 4-1/2 inch hinge are 4-7/8 inch down, 30-3/8 inch down, 55-7/8 inch down and 81-3/8 inch down (or 9-1/8 inch up from bottom of door).
  • Made from phenolic plastic with alloy jointing plates.
  • Use with a light duty plunge router with 1/4 inch collet.
  • Includes long reach 15/32 inch diameter with 1/4 inch shank TCT router bit and 1-3/16 inch screw-on style guide bush.
  • T4EK router requires a ref. U*UNIBASE.
Length min.
2 3/4"
Length max.
5 1/2"
Width min.
Width max.
1 3/8" (wider hinges for 1/2" offset overhang can be accommodated)

Door sizes possible

Height min.
7' 11" (95")
Height max.
8' (96")
Thickness max.
Thickness min.

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Lock Jig Video

Using the Lockjig to rout a door lock.

Hinge Jig Video

Demonstrating how easyand quick it is to hang a door using a hinge jig

Product Questions

The corners need to be squared with a chisel because the router cutter leaves a radius. We offer a corner chisel ref. C/CHISEL which has a High Speed Blade for this purpose. The chisel is placed in the recess and hit with a hammer, this creates a square corner.

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Some heavy duty routers like the T12/T14 can be a little heavy to handle, therefore the T4, T5 or the T18S/R14 are best suited.

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