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Hinge mortising jig

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Project by MrLaughingbrook posted 11-29-2016 11:09 PM 1051 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Adapted from the Woodsmith Hinge mortising jig to fit my router and materials (no aluminum). It will take some practice to use this well, but two of first three boxes are acceptable. Sometimes it amazes me that it is so hard to install hinges that look so simple. Always in search of a better way…

-- MrLaughingbrook





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tyvekboy

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#1 posted 11-30-2016 12:08 AM

Nice looking jig. Now I’m going to have to make one too.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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woodbutcherbynight

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#2 posted 11-30-2016 02:48 AM

I have 3 jigs in various stages of finishing already and now another one???? LOL

Nice work!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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majuvla

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#3 posted 11-30-2016 08:12 AM

I never took seriously hinges – but I should. Very nice idea and inspiration.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Rick Dennington

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#4 posted 11-30-2016 03:15 PM

Stellar job on the jig….I’ve never made any boxes that require the small inset hinges, but this jig will sure serve the purpose intended.

-- My grandpa used to say: "Y'all come back when you can....come after dinner, and leave before supper.."

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 11-30-2016 04:24 PM

It’s a nice jig and will be a nice addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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