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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-31-2008, 12:47 PM Thread Starter
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I recently received this new little "toy". I gave it a try early this am. It's not too shabby. I will say this though, if you intend on doing a lot of hinge work, it's well worth the price tag. If however, you're only going to do a few hinges here an there, well... it might be best if you stuck doing it the "old school" way as I was taught. As with anything, it will take some practice and patience.

I give it 2 thumbs up.

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Forgot to add, for those of us who make our own hinges, (see wooden hinges thread), a little extra planning is involved.

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That's a Nice Jig Ken

"for those of us who make our own " Jigs

You know me cheap old SOB
here's one for hinges....that can be used with your plunge router...and bit with a bearing on it....

http://www.routerforums.com/email-ro...ising-jig.html

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Looks like a nice jig. But as noted previously... if you make a lot of small boxes, one would be very handy. If not, most likely another router would be a better purchase.
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