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JIG IT® Hinge Plate Template for Inset Door Hinges

Enjoy fast, precise installation of the hinge plates on your concealed Euro-style hinges.
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Your inset doors will swing smoothly and line up neatly every time with our JIG IT® templates to guide your way. Just butt the template up against the face of your cabinet and use a centering bit to drill perfectly positioned mounting holes for a wide variety of concealed inset hinges. See the compatibility info below for a list of which hinges are compatible with this template. Requires centering bit (#68991, sold separately). For even faster, more foolproof installation, use several of these templates mounted on one of our T-track rails (#26420, sold separately). For easier mounting of the cup plate from two-part Euro-style hinges, check out the JIG IT® Deluxe Concealed Hinge Drilling System. It works with your handheld drill and sets up so you can bore precisely spaced hinge cup mounting holes on multiple doors.

JIG IT Hinge Plate Template for 3/4'' Thick Inset Door Hinges

  • Installs hinges: #38131, #34122, #48572, #48268, #34807, #55879, #55809, #55856, #38411
  • These hinges are used on frameless cabinets, or face frame cabinets where the partitions are flush with the frame
  • Use with #6 Self Centering Bit (#68991, sold separately)
  • Clear acrylic for easy alignment with your marks
  • Also includes T-track mounting hole for repeatable alignment and placement of hinges
  • Hole spacing and setback measurements are conveniently printed on the acrylic face for reference
  • Stable, durable polymer fence
(1) JIG IT® Hinge Plate Template for Inset Door Hinges
More Information
Brand Rockler
Weight 0.2000
Discountable Yes
Type Hinge
3.9 / 5.0
13 Reviews
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So simple
With the templates and jig for drilling the hinge out, this makes sure you are lined up correctly.
September 23, 2019
over 3 years ago
Time saver
Saw this and thought I would try it.
It saved us a ton of time. Everything fit perfectly.
If your not using a cnc for your holes I highly recommend it.
August 31, 2019
6 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Worked great
The hinge plate template worked very well to accurately drill the holes for the case mounting plate for my Blum hinges. I used a centering bit to drill the holes.
August 30, 2019
6 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Makes it very easy.
This was worth the price, I spent a few minutes making a story stick to make it easy to locate the template and everything worked out.
June 9, 2019
11 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Inset door Jig It Template
These hinge templates are well worth the money. Not much to say about them other than they make installing hinges super easy and take the measuring out of it. Will definitely be buying more when i need to install other types of hinges.
May 23, 2019
10 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Absolutely love it.
June 22, 2016
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
This works well
But, you can easily make this yourself.
June 20, 2017
over 3 years ago
get little jig
great little tool
November 16, 2016
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Great jig for the price.
This jig made drilling hidden door hinges a joy. Easy to set up and understand.
February 8, 2016
over 4 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Good but could be better
This product works as advertised but it would be nice if it were adjustable for doors that are not flush but slightly inset.
November 6, 2018
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
Robert M on Jan 27, 2020
Can't get in from back. Don't want to hold door all day.
Edward C on Mar 8, 2019
Robert M on Jan 27, 2020
Need it
samlem on Sep 6, 2019
Can't get in from back. Don't want to hold door all day.
Edward C on Mar 8, 2019
to make it easier for me to install the hinges.
Curtis N on Mar 6, 2019
Am doing a linen closet for a customer and am using the Blum 110deg BLUMotion frameless hinge
Dale S on Jan 30, 2019
I chose this so that I could place my hinges as accurately as possible.
sidney raiford I on Oct 22, 2018
Making Kitchen Cabinets
Bryan T on Jul 5, 2018
installing cabinet for bath room
HAROLD W on Jun 19, 2018
Speed up and make more accurate Blum Hing installation.
Fritz on Feb 5, 2018
To be accurate in locating hinge position
Harry S on Sep 7, 2017
I like Rockler Jigs for my works
Telmo G on Aug 19, 2017
Really makes it easier to get accurate placement of the mounting plates. All you need is a center line for the hinge, and the appropriate sized vix bit
Bill D on Aug 6, 2017
Your jigs work well and save time
Roger P on May 20, 2017
Perfect jig for locating drill locations
Robert M on Mar 11, 2017
To install hinges
Rachel A on Mar 5, 2017
Why not try it?
Joseph C on Mar 4, 2017
valor k on Jan 5, 2017
Quicker installation
Michael S on Aug 3, 2016
Installation ease
John L on May 8, 2016
Will speed up hinge installation
Tom H on Apr 19, 2016
Needed it for the Blum mini hinge
Kenneth C on Mar 28, 2016
Project with Euro Hinges
Don K on Mar 20, 2016
Need to install several concealed hinges on doors
Jeff the farmer on Mar 8, 2016
install hinges easily
Robert L on Aug 22, 2015
ease of install
John F on Apr 27, 2015
Need it
samlem on Sep 6, 2019
to make it easier for me to install the hinges.
Curtis N on Mar 6, 2019
Building cabinets with one (1) inch face frame and one (1) inch Inset doors. This jig says it is for locating Blum hinge carcase plate for a 3/4 inch door. So am I correct that since the jig which will rest along the outside of my wider/thicker face frame, it will result in the carcase hinge plate being 1/4 inch too shallow? Thanks for your input.
Albert M on Feb 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: That is correct...I think. I had similar issue and drilled new holes into template. Overall, happy with product, just needed a little personalization. Best of luck.
I built doors out of 11/16" thick plywood. I plan to use the 110 Blumotion Clip Top inset hinges for frameless cabinets. Will this jig still work properly?
Pablo P on Jul 21, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I believe it will I have only used it with saliva inset hinges but it should be the same screw pattern
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