Cutting perfect mortises for a hinge can be a challenge. A poorly fit
hinge not only looks bad, but can affect how well a door or lid opens and closes.
Used with your trim router, our hinge mortising jig woodworking
plan provides an ideal solution for creating quick, clean, and accurate hinge
mortises—first time and every time. Flexible design handles hinges as small
as 3/4", or as large as 3-1/8". Plan includes step-by-step instructions
for building the jig plus our shop tips for cutting hinge mortises. This project plan appeared in
ShopNotes magazine No.74.
6 pages of step-by-step instructions
photos and illustrations
for using your jig
All for only $4.95
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