U*H/JIG/A - Hinge Jig two part in case


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The Hinge Jig is a portable template set designed for recessing hinges in 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 for fire door requirements.
  • 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.
  • Can be used on both inside and outside doors, rebated frames and on maximum 1-inch thick fixed stops.
  • Angled position slots to prevent creep.
  • 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 5/8"
Length max.
Width min.
Width max.
1 3/8"

Door sizes possible

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U*C019AX1/4TC - Two Flute Bit 15/32 inch diameter x 3/4 inch cut U*C019AX1/4TC

Suitable for a wide range of applications such as engraving, grooving, rebating and shallow mortising.

  • Use on softwoods, hardwoods, MDF, plywood and chipboard.
  • All cutters have a bottom cut feature.
U*GB/US/160 - Screw-on Style Guide Bush USA 16mm hinge Jig U*GB/US/160

Guide bush with locking ring for Hinge Jigs.



    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

    All of our jigs strait from the box will produce a 6mm radius, a 0.25 inch radius would be 6.35mm.

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    This is just a recommendation because of the heavier weight of the router which makes if difficult to recess the top hinge on the door lining or frame.

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    If you fit a GB240 guide-bush, which has a 24mm diameter and longer spigor) and use a 20mm diameter cutter e.g. Ref: TR20DX1/4TC then it will work because the offset between the cutter and the guide-bush still remains 2mm each side.

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    Length min = 2 5/8" - max. 5" , Width min = 3/8" - max. 1 3/8"

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    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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