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Door-holding jig

comments (0) January 31st, 2011 in Project Gallery
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Photo: Drawing by Chuck Miller

This is a sketch of a jig I use to hold doors while routing them for hinges or planing them to fit. It automatically adjusts to doors of different thicknesses and holds them securely. The weight of the door provides the clamping action, and the return spring brings the clamp back into position.

 

Kerry Ludden, Kearney, NE 

From Fine Homebuilding 3, pp. 6

 


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