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Trim-Loc™ Installation Tool

Allows you to measure, mark, and install casement trim more precisely with a consistent 3/16'' reveal.
Item #
25129
Rating:
92% of 100
Trim work will go like clockwork with the only tool on the market used to measure, mark, and install casement trim. With preset reveals and built-in tape measure hook slots, you'll be able to quickly measure all of your trim lengths and accurately cut trim stock for professional results. You'll find countless uses for the built-in 45° and 90° guides, from marking cut lines to truing power tools. Trim-Loc works great as a holding tool, as well. And with polymer construction, it is extremely durable and lightweight.

Features:
  • Positions trim stock while you nail it so you get perfect alignment and consistent 3/16" reveals every time!
  • Tape measure hook slots let you easily measure jamb openings and trim stock for perfect miters every time. Layout, mark and cut all the trim pieces at once.
  • Features precision-machined 45º and 90º guides to mark cut lines
  • It's also a handy square and setup tool; holds stock in perfect alignment while you nail it in place
  • With screw holes for mounting to bench
(1) Trim-Loc™ Installation Tool
More Information
Brand Bench Dog
Manufacturer Part Number 10-016
Weight 0.2500
Type Molding, Trim Molding
4.6 / 5.0
16 Reviews
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Love it
Easy to use and makes any novice an expert at trim work
June 15, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Absolutely the best tool for installation ofdoor and window trim
This tool makes establishing accurate relief for door and window effortless. Allows accurate measurements of the trim lengths.
October 19, 2019
Purchased
9 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Having used this product before I was familiar with it and needed another one.
May 8, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Easy and accurate
May 1, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
Miter and trim gauge
Easy to use and very accurate and eliminated having to use a ruler or square
February 14, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
It's made very well and is very useful.
February 3, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Works as listed
November 13, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Trim tool
This tool helps installing casing faster and accurate,great tool for a beginner
August 7, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
It's great to have in any tool box.
I have used this tool alot. I love it. I have two just in case I can't find one . You can screw it down on your worksurface.
December 6, 2017
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Wonderful tool for installing trim or marking reveals.
May 7, 2017
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
Because it looked neat
Amber Z on Jul 10, 2020
Currently replacing the colonial moldings and trim in my house and this looks like a handy tool. My brother told me about Rockler and I visited the store in NH last week. Chip waited on me and was a nice guy so Rockler will be my go to supplier. I just like it when a stranger is treated well in a retail store. Ed
EDWARD S on Jun 16, 2020
Because it looked neat
Amber Z on Jul 10, 2020
Looks handy
David M on Jun 22, 2020
Currently replacing the colonial moldings and trim in my house and this looks like a handy tool. My brother told me about Rockler and I visited the store in NH last week. Chip waited on me and was a nice guy so Rockler will be my go to supplier. I just like it when a stranger is treated well in a retail store. Ed
EDWARD S on Jun 16, 2020
Seemed like a handy tool.
Leta B on Jun 14, 2020
seems like a better mouse trap
Arthur D on Jun 9, 2020
Because, like all men, I cannot resist a new gadget although I may never use it.
Les on May 22, 2020
Replacing door trim throughout the house
Melinda B on May 21, 2020
To help with trim install
Usarmy45d on May 18, 2020
To be more accurate and to save time
Gilbert S on May 12, 2020
Working on finishing the basement
James J on May 9, 2020
Everyone who's replaced window or door casing might welcome an easier way to align to pieces.
Donald A on Apr 14, 2020
Finishing a window project
Tom M on Apr 4, 2020
Need all the help I can get
J P on Feb 26, 2020
Looks nifty.
Christopher A on Feb 23, 2020
solves a problem
Stephen F on Feb 17, 2020
Very innovative
Harry C on Jan 27, 2020
I do a lot of trim work. If it helps to speed up the measuring it's worth a try.
VAN S on Jan 12, 2020
Needed
Roland K on Jan 8, 2020
This looks like a versatile tool for installing trips and other architectural millwork. I'm looking forward to trying it.
Ed S on Jan 8, 2020
Always had trouble picture framing casement window casing
JIM G on Jan 1, 2020
sometimes these tools make jobs alittle more fun
J J on Dec 18, 2019
convenience
Ronald O on Nov 29, 2019
Had one years ago and loved it, lost it and glad to find it again
Jck S on Nov 16, 2019
I have a lot of trim work to do. Hope it helps speed up the process.
Carl C on Nov 8, 2019
First time
Richard S on Oct 7, 2019
Rockler always has quality tools and solutions. Based on some research this tool seems to be able to save me some time and have a quality project when complete.
Jason T on Oct 1, 2019
going to be doing a lot of trim work on the in-laws house and wanted to see how well this works
Daren W on Sep 29, 2019
I do a lot of finish work and usually work alone. Saw this in the Pro catalog and looks like a great tool.
William B on Sep 29, 2019
LOOKED LIKE A HANDY TOOL THANKS
Joe K on Sep 26, 2019
Need to do casing, thought it might be helpful
Thomas D on Aug 25, 2019
To make trim work easier.
Don C on Aug 12, 2019
Trying to learn more about trim work
Raymond R on Aug 1, 2019
Looks like a time saver
Mark J on Jun 19, 2019
I replace doors regularly, installing new trim is easier with a guide
Donald F on May 26, 2019
I'm a door installer looked interesting,we'll see
Brian Broadstock R on May 22, 2019
Replacing some trim
Randy T on May 16, 2019
Upcoming projects
Craig M on May 10, 2019
To simplify layout of the reveal for door and window casing
Loren D on Apr 24, 2019
I cannot make corners on trim work right
KARON C on Apr 10, 2019
Work
Michael D on Apr 5, 2019
These tools will make finishing my family room a breeze.
Marvin B on Apr 2, 2019
I have four large windows to picture frame the casing and wanted to try this tool.
Jim on Mar 22, 2019
do considerable trim work and feel this will augment some of the trim installations that I do
Ronald H on Feb 20, 2019
We are doing an addition to our home and will be doing the casings for the doors and windows. I think that this will be a great asset in that project.
Nelson C on Feb 14, 2019
This looks really interesting.
Thomas H on Feb 4, 2019
I have a lot of trim to manufacture and install. Can’t wait to see if this perfects my junctions
MELISSA D on Feb 3, 2019
Ease of installation.
Charles F on Feb 1, 2019
Looks easier to use than ruler.
Arthur C on Jan 31, 2019
I need a tool to help on the angles for trim on house remodeling from Harvey damage.
R O on Jan 29, 2019
Carpenter
Mary D on Jan 27, 2019
Looks handy
David M on Jun 22, 2020
Seemed like a handy tool.
Leta B on Jun 14, 2020
Is this just for trimming moldings at doors and windows? I'm thinking of its possible uses in all aspects of woodworking - cutting and measuring mitres etc. I'm a newbie to woodworking and looking for helpful tools. I know there's plenty of gauges and jigs around, but this seems like a good alternative to other tools. Responses would be really appreciated. Thanks in advance.
The mint on Dec 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Like in any shop whatever you use to get a job done works! I always find different uses for tools that were not it's intended use. This is a good tool to have, it is pretty specifically designed but at 12$ it is good to have.
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