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*CASE/HJ/A - Fabric Carry Case for H/JIG/A U*CASE/HJ/A

Fabric case for the H/JIG/A hinge jig.

    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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      There are five aperature blocks.

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      A 16mm diameter guide bush is required Trend ref GB160.

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      Yes in most cases the hinge jig can recess the hinges in rebated frames, especially if the door is at least 45mm thick, the hinge leaf is not more than 35mm wide & the door stops are not greater than 25mm..

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       Yes, in theory if you can measure the size of the radius, match it up with a suitable cutter diameter and then add 4mm to find the right size guide bush.

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      It allows the length of the hinge to be accurately recessed because it allows for the gap between the guide bush and cutter (4mm ).

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      We recommened using a 3/8LX1/4TC or C019A Trend router cutter.

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      The swivel end plate sets the gap around 2mm between the top of the door and head of the door?

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      Yes, providing that the hinge leafs are not abnormally large.

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