Finding the Best Hinge Jig: A Simple Guide

Hey there! If you're on the hunt for the best hinge jig to make your door installations a breeze, you're in the right place. Let's break down what you need to know in plain, simple terms.

The Go-To Tool for Hinge Cutting

When it comes to cutting those hinge spots on doors, there are a couple of ways to do it. You can go old school with a hammer and chisel (make sure that chisel is super sharp!), or you can make life easier with a router and a straight bit. But what really makes the job smooth and accurate is a good hinge jig.

Why the Fast Hinge Template Kit Rocks

For a top-notch hinge jig, check out the Fast Hinge Template Kit. This kit is like the Swiss Army knife of hinge jigs. It's got templates for both 85mm and 100mm hinges, so it's super versatile. Plus, it's designed to make cutting those hinge spots quick and precise – exactly what you want.

Picking the Right Router

If you're mostly doing smaller hinge jobs, a palm or trim router is your best bet. They're easier to handle for those quick tasks. And guess what? Makita makes some of the best ones out there.

The Best Bit for the Job

Now, about the router bit. The size matters here, and the Fast Hinge Carbide Router Bit is a winner. It's 11.8mm x 7mm, perfect for getting those hinge mortises just right. It's like the perfect partner for your hinge jig, making sure every cut is spot-on.

Why this Best Bit is Awesome

  • Accuracy: It nails the precision you need for flawless hinge cuts.

  • Fits Like a Glove: It's made to work perfectly with the Fast Hinge Template Kit.

  • All-Rounder: Whether you're working with softwood, hardwood, or even plywood, this bit's got you covered.

Get Your Best Hinge Jig in Fast Hinge

So there you have it! For anyone looking to nail their door hinge installations, the Fast Hinge Template Kit paired with the Fast Hinge Carbide Router Bit is the way to go. It's all about making the job easier, more accurate, and giving your doors that professional look.

Remember, having the right tools, like the best hinge jig, can turn a tricky task into a walk in the park. So, gear up with these tools and get ready to see how much smoother your hinge installations can be!


Written by Dheanna Reigh Rosario

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