Rob Cosman's Wood-Hinge Individual Jigs: 3/8 inch
Master craftsman Dale Nish taught me how to make an amazing wood hinge for boxes. A wooden dowel is cut into segments, a shallow hole is drilled in the center of each dowel and a small pin is inserted into the hole for the dowel segments to pivot on. I've made thousands of boxes using this style of hinge and I have designed four jigs to precisely drill the hole in the center of dowel segments (the most difficult task).
Four individual wood-hinge drill jig sizes available: 1/4", 3/8", 1/2" & 3/4"
Each individual wood-hinge drill jig includes one dowel jig, drill bit holder, drill bit, and Allen wrench.
1/4" & 3/8" drill jigs come with a 1/16" drill bit.
1/2" & 3/4" drill jigs come with a 1/8" drill bit.
Opposing set screws hold the drill bit securely in the holder and allows for adjustment of the hole depth.
Port holes in drill bit holder expel the sawdust to prevent clogging.
You may also like a copy of of my video "Wood-Hinge Box" which shows you step-by-step how to build a wood-hinge box. Click HERE to go to the video product page.
It works very well but expensive as a retired senior it was hard to justifying the cost.
The jigs are well made and extremely accurate
Your service and product quality has been excellent in the past. The Drill Jig was shipped in a reasonable amount of time but it has not arrived yet. The tracking info says it still in process. Blaming the Covid. Guess we just have to live with it. Joe
Excellent quality jig. Attempted hinge w/o jig. . .disaster. First try with jig turned out perfect. . .invisible. Thanks for the instruction on YouTube and fool proof jig.
Works great. Saves time in making center hole. Before made homemade jig that took allot of time to setup and less accurate.