Put away your chisels and frustrations. Cut perfect mortises for hinges and strike plates with your router. Width and depth of cut are set using the actual hinges as guides - hinge back-set is controlled by the gage. Hinge-Mate fits doors from 1/2" to 1-3/4" thick, and will mortise for hinges from 3/4" to 5" long. Spacers are included for mortising rabbet jambs. Includes 1/4" shank 1/4" radius ball bearing guided rabbeting bit, spacers, stop pins, carrying case, and instructions. Made in USA. Router and hinges not included.
Replacement bit for Hingemate II
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Instructions vague, but great tool
By The saw dust maker
from Huntington, IN
About Me Professional
Comments about HingeMate II for Woodworkers:
I use it when installing "slab" doors, when people want new doors, and you don't want a pre-hung door. Good quality tool.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Mel Fros
from Urbana, IL
I've used Hing Mate for well over 20 years with excellent results! I avoid installing pre hung doors. I prefer to make and hang my own doors..."just so". The tool is easy to set up and the cuts are of highest quality. But -aha!, you knew a "but" was forthcoming-I have a word of caution to offer: With the router running and the bit whirring, enter the jig carefully, else your rounter bit and the (soft) aluminum jig may be damaged. This is a great tool...for the pro. It's a great tool for the homeowner too, as long as you know what you are doing and what the dangers are.
Good Product & McFeely's had best price
from East Lyme, CT
About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer
Product was simple to use and produced excellent results. Nice quality and McFeely's had the lowest cost and $1 shipping. Life is good!
from Binghamton NY
Fast Shipping, Does everything as advertised. Quality tool
Wish I had owned one sooner.
from Edmond, Oklahoma
After only a single practice run, I cut out a 3 1/2 in hinge twice on an inside panel door with perfect results! I'm anxious to try this out on smaller mortises.