The Best Jig For Routing Door Hinges : Top 15 Picks In 2022

Are you looking for the best jig for routing door hinges? You might find it difficult to determine which products are best to buy. This confusion occurs due to the different types of products that are present in the market.

No need to worry because we are here to help you find the ideal jig for routing door hinges. After hours of research, we have put together a list of products that can be just what you need.

We have also included a buying guide and answered some questions to clear any doubts you may have.

Best jig for routing door hinges – Top 23 Picks In 2022

SaleBestseller No. 1
Milescraft 1213 HingeMate300 - Complete Jig for Mortising Door & Jamb Hinges And Latch & Strike Plates. Automatic Alignment. For 1-3/8” & 1-3/4” Inch Doors – 2-1/2” to 4.5” Hinges. Router Bit Included , Black
  • Install hinges from 2-1/2in. to 4-1/2in.
  • Adjustable cams automatically align templates for 1-3/8in. or 1-3/4in. doors.
  • Sturdy steel frame can be mounted on both the door and the jamb
  • Durable tungsten carbide 1/2in. router bit cuts clean, level mortises
  • Dual-position templates rotate template to achieve 5/8in. or 1/2in. radius mortises
Bestseller No. 3
PORTER-CABLE Door Hinge Template (59370)
  • Quick And Easy Set Up With Lock-In Pins To Ensure Security
  • Complete With Double Headed Nails For Easy Removal
  • Included Along With The Template Are A High-Speed Mortise Router Bit With Bearing Brads, Instructions
  • 8 Hinge Sizes From 2-1/2 Inch To 6 Inch And 5 Door Sizes From 1-3/8 Inch To 2-1/2 Inch
  • Quick and easy set up with lock-in pins to ensure security
Bestseller No. 4
Trend UH/JIG/8FT 8 Foot Door Hinge Jig 3 Piece Set - U*H/JIG/8FT
  • Three-piece portable template set designed for recessing hinges in 8 foot wooden doors and frames
  • Clean and accurate recesses are achieved every time in dimber based doors and square butt hinges
  • Quick and simple to set-up as the hinge is used as the pattern
  • Hinge jig increases productivity whether on the job site or in the joinery shop
  • Package dimensions: 50.0"L x 2.0"W x 6.0"H
Bestseller No. 5
Ryobi A99HT3 Door Hinge Installation Kit/Mortiser Template
  • NO NEED FOR ANY SCREWS OR NAILS thanks to the integrated non-marring clamp that will let this tool fit standard door thicknesses
  • CUT FOR ROUNDED OR SQUARED HINGES thanks to the removable plastic insert
  • WORKS FOR ALL STANDARD HINGE THICKNESSES AND LENGTHS (1/4 inch or 5/8 inch thickness and 3 to 5 inches in length)
  • 3 INCLUDED BITS – 1x Carbide Tip Router Bit, 1x Self Centering Hinge Bit, 1x PH2/8-10SL Double Ended Screwdriver Bit
  • WORKS WITH BOTH COMPACT AND FULL SIZE ROUTERS
SaleBestseller No. 6
Milescraft 1222 Hinge Mate 150 – Door Hinge Installation Kit/Mortiser Template with ½” Router Bit- Designed for US Hinges
  • Includes 1/2" Ball bearing guided Router bit
  • Steel template frame for easy template change out
  • Create 3"and 3. 5" hinges with ease
  • Package dimension : 8.0" L x 3.13" W x 1.6" H
Bestseller No. 7
Ryobi A99HT3 Door Hinge Installation Kit/Mortiser Template Bundled with Ryobi A99LM2 Door Latch Installation Kit for Accurate Chiseling and Scoring (1)
  • 2 ITEMS INCLUDED - Ryobi Door Hinge Installation Kit and Ryobi Door Latch Installation Kit
  • HINGE KIT - 3 INCLUDED BITS WITH BUILT IN STORAGE (carbide tip router bit, self centering hinge bit, PH2/8-10SL double ended screwdriver bit) for routers and screwdrivers, so you can get to work on renovating your home right out of the package
  • HINGE KIT - CLAMPS TO STANDARD DOORS thanks to the integrated screw in clamp that will let this tool fit standard door thicknesses
  • LATCH KIT - BUILT-IN SCORING AND CHISEL TOOL: This kit will help you minimize the amount of tools you bring to the jobsite
  • LATCH KIT - TWO INCLUDED DRIVER BITS: [1x 1-inch PH2 bit] [1x 1-inch SL 8-10 bit]
SaleBestseller No. 8
DUEBEL Aluminum Alloy Door Hinge Jig Woodworking Hole Opener Slotting Locator Wooden Door Hinge Hole Guide Door Lock Jig for Door Lock Installation
  • 【FUNCTION】DUEBEL wooden door hinge hole opener is designed for wooden door hinge groove, lock body guide plate groove and other slotting applications. Any lock and hinge can be fitted in a matter of a few minutes, speeding up the task immensely when compared to traditional methods, and with minimal effort for maximum productivity and efficiency.
  • 【EASY TO USE】The length and width positioning supports flexible adjustment in four directions, accurate positioning and fast slotting rate. The puncher with its own scale, convenient and accurate. The maximum opening is 18 cm, which is easy to adjust and use.
  • 【FAST CLAMPING & SAFE CLAMPING】No tools required, fast clamping: hand-tightened screws, fast clamping, efficient work. Safe clamping, no damage to the facade: the clamping part adopts rubber anti-skid design to ensure that the surface of the wooden door will not be damaged. It is the choice of professional woodworkers. Maximum clamping: 6CM.
  • 【UNIQUE DESIGN + QUALITY MATERIAL = PROLONG SERVICE LIFE】DUEBEL hinge drilling plate is equipped with a stainless steel threaded sleeve in screw hole, which effectively protects the internal thread of fixture and prolongs the service life. DUEBEL hinge hole guide adopts an integrated aluminum alloy one-piece molding design, lightweight, strong, sturdy and durable, has long service life.
  • 【TIPS】The hinge drilling plate needs to be used with the trimming machine. After grooving is completed, all corners are rounded and need to be repaired to a right angle before installation.
Bestseller No. 9
AUTORIFIC Door Hinge Template Jig, Door Lock Cabinet Router Door Jamb Hinge Installation Kit
  • 【EASY USE】Just clip the door hinge installation template to the door, use the stopper to quickly locate it, and then punch holes in the door. This template can be used for door, cabinet door, router hinge installations, and also for shallower door lock mortice.
  • 【SPECIFICATIONS】The door hinge installation template is suitable for doors up to 2.36 inches thick, its 4-way knob can precisely adjust the template size. Door hinge installation template has a scale, mortises up to 7 inches can be cut.
  • 【PROTECT THE DOOR PANEL】The clips of the door hinge jig and the back of the fixture have anti-slip rubber strips, which not only make the fixture more stable, but also prevent the surface of the wooden door from being scratched.
  • 【DURABLE MATERIAL】Door jamb hinge jig kit Included: Door hinge jig x 1, trimming tool x 1. The door hinge template is made of aluminum alloy, so you don't have to worry about it breaking even if you use professional power tools.
  • 【QUALITY ASSURANCE】Please note that this door hinge template jig can only cut rounded corners mortise, if you need a right angle, please use a tool to complete it. If you have any questions about this door hinge template please contact us and we will reply you within 24 hours.
Bestseller No. 10
Kreg KHI-HINGE Concealed Hinge Jig
  • Premium Carpentry Tools: This drill has the accuracy of a drill press when you install cabinet door hinges
  • Home Improvement Tools: This drill guide uses indexing cams and measuring scales when placing door hinges
  • Handy Woodworking Tools: Carbide-tipped drill bit and stop collar ensures correct depth when drilling cup holes
  • Versatile Cabinet Hardware Tool: Includes holes to guide hinge screw holes; 1/16-inch drill bit not included
  • Kreg Tools: We offer products that help woodworkers close the gap between idea and outcome
Bestseller No. 11
JNB Pro Concealed Hinge Jig 35mm, Hinge Hole Jig, Door Hinge Template, Hinge Guide, Door Hinge Jig, Hinge Installation Kit, Cabinet Hinge Tool Installation, Cup Hinge Jig
  • QUALITY MATERIAL - The JNB Pro 35mm Concealed Hinge Jig is manufactured with high quality engineered ABS plastic and 35mm Carbide-Tipped Drill Bit
  • EASY TO USE - Have a bench drill accuracy using our hinge jig with a hand drill in your shop or site job, you can have a hinge template in couple minutes
  • FEATURES - Adjustable cams allows you to adjust between 3,4,5 or 6mm offset hinge bore from door edge
  • ACCESSORIES -The set comes with extra sleeve rings for the indexing cams to use it for 26mm hinge drill bit, hex wrench, 3/32 drill bit, pin locator, 35mm Carbide-Tipped Drill Bit
Bestseller No. 12
Milescraft 1342 Euro Hinge Jig – Concealed Hinge Jig, Drilling Guide, Drill Jig for Framed and Frameless Cabinets. Metal Drill Guide Produces Perfect Hinge Holes. 35 mm Forstner Bit Included
  • Two edge alignment knobs position the cup hole from the edge of the door, while the edge pin sets the distance from the top/bottom.
  • The drill guide with metal bushing locks into jig and creates a perfectly straight hinge cup hole
  • Guide bushings built into body of drilling jig leta you pre-drill pilot holes in 4 common locations, making sure hinges are straight and door closes true. The 1/16" diameter drill bit for pilot holes is included.
  • Easily set your cup hole depth on the included 35mm drill bit using the built-in depth setting fixtures on the left and right side.
  • The hinge marking guide detaches from bottom of jig and allows you to transfer and mark center lines and hinge location to cabinet wall or frame
SaleBestseller No. 13
Kreg KHI-CDIJ Cabinet Door Mounting Jig
  • Attach hinges easily while the jig helps hold the door in place
  • Position left- and right-hand doors exactly for perfect results
  • Place doors at the height you want with micro-adjustment shims
  • For use with frameless or face frame cabinets
Bestseller No. 14
Woodhaven 8536 3-1/2" Hinge Jig - 5/8" Radius
  • 3-1/2" Hinge Jig w/5/8" radius corners
  • Fastest, easiest, least expensive and most accurate way to cut a hinge mortise. Clamps to work so there's no nail holes or other unsightly blemishes. Jig attaches to a 3/4" wood fence you supply with the included hardware. The fence provides chip-free cuts and easy indexing. Two screw-in indexing pins position the fence to the backset you want and insure it's square on the jig.
  • Made of 10mm (.393”) thick phenolic for heavy duty use, measures 5-5/8" x 7-5/8".
  • Uses a bearing guided bit (our 8500 - sold separetly), or bushing & bit combination (5030K & 13416 - sold separately), to follow the jig for perfect mortises. Router & bit not included.
  • Lifetime guarantee against defects in material or workmanship. Made in the USA!
Bestseller No. 15
Mobile Home Parts 3 New Storm Door Hinges Aluminum-Door Hinges-Gate Hinges-Door Hinge-Cabinet Hinge-Door Hinge jig-Door Hardware
  • 3 Storm Door Hinges Aluminum-Door accessories-Door hinge router jig-Mortise door hinge
  • Hardware hinges-Outdoor hinges-Utility hinge-Hinge hardware-Hinge guide-Door hinges tools-Hinge template kit
  • 3 New Storm Door Hinges-Doors hardware
  • Aluminum Storm Door Hinge Detail
  • Color: Aluminum.
Bestseller No. 16
Yakamoz 4Pcs 1/4 Inch Shank Hinge Mortising Flush Trim Template Router Bit Set with Ball Bearing Carbide Tipped Router Bits Wood Milling Cutter Tool
  • Perfect to routing door hinge mortises using a hinge template.Easily perform all types of template routing using the Equipped shank bearing.
  • High quality alloy blade by heat treatment,sharp and durable,precision balanced for smooth operation.
  • Build-up and heat resistant coating prevents build-up of sawdust, resin, and pitch.
  • Cutters with anti-kickback design can slice smoothly into stock producing clean, splinter free.
  • Flush Trim Hinge Mortise Template Router Mills Bit can be used for cutting woods, particle board, plywood compact panel, avoid cutting metal.
Bestseller No. 17
BI-DTOOL 35mm Hinge Drilling Jig Hole Guide Woodworking Tools for Kitchen Cabinet Doors Hinge
  • Our 35mm Jig is made of engineering plastic, This is a set of guide tool for installing concealed hinges very accurate.
  • BI-DTOOL Hinge jig comes with adjustable dials design, limited to 3, 4, 5, and 6 millimeters, very accurate and makes measuring a breeze.
  • The concealed hinge Jig is suitable for 35mm hinges and also available with 26mm hinges and was so easy to adjust to many doors.
  • The drill bit is razor sharp, easily drill the new holes with minimal effort and no breakout or chips.
  • Simple to use with any drill, you don't have to be a well equipped woodworker to install these hinges. Perfect for any handyman who needs to do hinges.
Bestseller No. 18
Trend LOCKJIG Lock Jig for Routing Face-Plate Recess and Mortise
  • QUICK AND SECURE: With its tool-free setup, the Trend Lock Jig is very fast to set to any door width from 34mm to 58mm wide; Full-length clamping plate ensures jig remains rock solid in use, secured with locking levers and twin clamping knobs
  • ADJUSTABLE SIZES: The set of 12 lock face plate and 4 lock case templates supplied are held in the Lock Jig with magnets for fast swapping, requiring just one router and cutter to do both the lock case mortice and the faceplate
  • FULL INSTRUCTIONS: A comprehensive laminated reference sheet with common lock model also offers a secondary chart on the reverse side for info relating to faceplate and lock case sizes to quickly select the correct templates and achieve perfect results
  • EASY TO USE: Each template is stamped to indicate the locks it can be used with; 4-lettered plates for lock cases and 12-numbered plates for the faceplates; Simplifying and speeding up the selection process as well as eliminating costly errors
  • NEEDED ACCESSORIES: To rout the lock case mortice, a router with an 80mm plunge and fitted with a 30mm guide bush is required, along with a suitable 12mm diameter cutter with an overall length of 115mm to achieve the maximum mortice depth of 70mm
Bestseller No. 19
Router Guide for 218 Hinge
  • Country of manufacture: United States
  • Door and Cabinet Hinges & Hardware
  • Package Weight : 0.34 kilograms
  • Package Dimensions: 5.08 L x 43.688H x9.652W(centimeters)
Bestseller No. 20
Door Hinge Jig, Aluminum Alloy Door Hinge Installation Kit with Adjustment Wrench and Trimming Knife for Door Lock Installation
  • 🚪【High-quality materials】Hinge hole guide adopts an integrated aluminum alloy one-piece molding design, lightweight, strong, sturdy and durable, has long service life. Hinge drilling plate is equipped with a stainless steel threaded sleeve in screw hole, which effectively protects the internal thread of fixture and prolongs the service life.
  • 🚪【Fast & safe clamping】No tools required, fast clamping: hand-tightened screws, fast clamping, efficient work. Safe clamping, no damage to the facade: the clamping part adopts rubber anti-skid design to ensure that the surface of the wooden door will not be damaged. It is the choice of professional woodworkers. Maximum clamping: 6CM.
  • 🚪【Easy To Use】The length and width positioning supports flexible adjustment in four directions, accurate positioning and fast slotting rate. The puncher with its own scale, convenient and accurate. The maximum opening is 18 cm, which is easy to adjust and use.
  • 🚪【Function】Wooden door hinge hole opener is designed for wooden door hinge groove, lock body guide plate groove and other slotting applications. Any lock and hinge can be fitted in a matter of a few minutes, speeding up the task immensely when compared to traditional methods, and with minimal effort for maximum productivity and efficiency.
  • 🚪【Tips】The hinge drilling plate needs to be used with the trimming machine. After grooving is completed, all corners are rounded and need to be repaired to a right angle before installation.

Things to Consider Before Buying the best jig for routing door hinges

Now, when you do research prior to buying jig for routing door hinges, there are certain things you need to consider. Because these considerations come into play by ensuring that you do not end up with the wrong choice.

Finding the best jig for routing door hinges is not rocket science and doesn’t require extensive research. Some important features which you should look out for are described below.

Brands

While there are numerous brands on the market, the truth is not all of them can give you the features you may need.

We’ve done the legwork of locating the most reputable brands around for you. Choosing from these, you’ll be much less likely than going to a store and grabbing something without considering the brand and everything behind it.

Durability

Durability is one of the primary features which are important for most products. They don’t often have long lifespans and require replacement every now then.

Before you buy any product from the store, make sure you know about the material well. Sometimes, many people buy the wrong product even after spending a lot of bucks.

Why do they do that? Probably because they don’t know which material ensures ultimate durability.

You should always focus on the quality of a jig for routing door hinges before getting it. Make sure it’s sturdy and built to last.

Features

Before deciding on a specific product, be certain that it has all the necessary features you require.

If you’re unsure concerning something, don’t hesitate to ask the manufacturer. That way, you can make the right purchase that provides precise results.

Quality

The quality of the product is an important factor. If you happen to get one with low-quality material, you will have a tough time trying to maneuver them.

Whatever you choose to buy, the quality should be first-rate. You don’t want to waste money on something that looks or feels cheap when what you desire is elegance, coziness, and style.

Cost

Cost shouldn’t be an issue if you’re willing to invest in a high-quality product. An inexpensive product often has great features, so you get great value for your money.

However, expensive products don’t necessarily mean to be of exceptional quality. We prefer to say you select something that fulfills your needs.

Ease of Use

People feel more comfortable using products that come with a straightforward process of use.

So, you should always look for the ones that come with an easy to use process. You can find different designs, so you should choose the one that comes with more convenient features.

Warranty

It is always recommended to have a product with a warranty, however, it’s not compulsory. However, if the brand provides warranties for a certain timeframe, then certainly, it’s a favorable deal.

Size

The product size is one of the most important aspects to consider before purchasing a jig for routing door hinges. You need to know what kind of jig for routing door hinges you want to buy that fits your need.

It is essential to buy a product that addresses your needs based on your product dimensions. Spending money on something you will likely need is a waste of money. You should choose a item that will meet your needs based on its power.

Design

Many products with countless designs are available in the market. Some designs are redundant, and others aren’t as efficient. Make sure you know what you do and whether the tools you choose will help you do your job better.

Safety Measure

No matter how passionate you are about your occupation or work, your safety must always be a top priority. Since you’ll be using, make sure it has all the features that ensure the safety of the users. You do not want to experience any kind of accident.

Don’t just pick any brand, no matter how excellent, inexpensive, or available it is. Ensure that safety measures have been considered.

Materials

We advise not to buy products from brands that don’t specify the materials they use unless we’re sure the product is made with good quality materials. It’s important to be confident about a purchase before you make one, so when the materials used aren’t clearly specified, it makes us doubt the product’s quality.

It’s imperative to consider what material will work best for your requirements before you make an investment since you could find yourself wasting your money.

Types

As you know by now, there are various types of jig for routing door hinges available in the market. You have to understand the pros and cons of individual types of products before picking the perfect one for your needs.

It is best to compare the advantages with each other before determining the perfect type.

Instruction Manual

Before you can utilize a product, often there are some fundamental guidelines that must be followed to get the most out of it. While some people may be able to just figure it out on their own, others may need an instruction manual.

Instruction manual is designed to provide you with information about how to use the product. The manual also goes over the safety precautions and explains how to recognize potential hazards. So you should buy the product that comes with an instruction manual.

Performance

When you are planning to buy any product, you will definitely think of its performance because nobody wants to waste his money buying a wrong product. So, check ins and outs of the jig for routing door hinges from user’s review, forums and expert people before you pick a specific model.

Versatility

It can be frustrating when you buy something and then it turns out three days later that it is not what you need. With a little thought and effort, it is possible to avoid this by purchasing a versatile product that has multiple uses. You can use one product for many purposes.

You can also use the product in different ways, depending on the need at the time. In this way, you can also save money as you’ll just need to purchase the perfect one.

Accessories

When you are planning to buy a product, you will definitely think of the accessories available in the market. Because anytime soon, it may cause damages due to unwanted accidents at any stage of its usages.

Some products also come in bundles, where they have a combo package of the necessary items that you may need with it.

Colors

Yup, color does matter! When you are planning to buy a Whole House Water Conditioners from dozens of models, you will definitely wish to get your desired color. As, color is the symbol of choice, aristocracy and represents your personal taste.

We have reviewed some of the best jig for routing door hinges considering this option of course.

Compactness

A Whole House Water Conditioners is highly compact in order to have a high usage capacity. Compactness also ensures good portability and easy handling of a unit. Because if product doesn’t comes handy, you may face it tough to manage while using it.

After reading our buying guide, you will get the answers for the following questions:

  • How much does the jig for routing door hinges?
  • What are the benefits of a jig for routing door hinges?
  • Where to buy the jig for routing door hinges?
  • What is the best brands of jig for routing door hinges?
  • How long does a jig for routing door hinges last?
  • Does jig for routing door hinges comes with a manufacturer warranty?
  • Are jig for routing door hinges worth it?

Final Words

Finally, before you make a purchase, you should ask yourself if it is absolutely necessary to do so. It's normal to purchase stuff frequently, so long as you keep in mind whether or not you actually need them.

Nothing obligates you to purchase anything just because it's discounted or has favorable reviews. However, if you're looking for the best jig for routing door hinges, you've learned the best ways to get it.

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