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Forum topic by GROOVY56 posted 03-21-2019 10:18 PM 505 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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GROOVY56

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03-21-2019 10:18 PM

Topic tags/keywords: jig jig it® hinge mortising system

Im on my third replacement, the first was out of square with spacer. These last 2 are off center by 3/32’‘

The square body is against edge of template, to me that offset is doubled when jig is rotated for other hinge. am I missing something?
My boxes are square lid parted from boxes has been skewed using this for quadrant hinges.


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#1 posted 04-01-2019 01:08 AM

Just an update, I was hopeful that there would be some interested Rockler rep at the Charlotte NC woodworking show. apparently not

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#2 posted 04-01-2019 01:27 AM

I tried this thing and had all kinds of trouble getting it to work. After MANY hours I successfully made two boxes.

However, it would have been faster to do it without a jig.

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#3 posted 04-01-2019 11:56 AM

redoak can you check your spacer plate to see if it is centered? Im going to try to return the whole thing as its pretty useless good concept but apparently not produced correctly

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