Trend Machinery and Cutting Tools introduced a new lock jig with adjustable sliding inserts to produce faceplate and mortise recesses.
The jig is made of 1/2” thick laminate and is fully adjustable for lock faceplates up to 10” in length, according to Trend.
It has engraved site lines for faceplate widths of 7/8” and 1” and mortise widths of 5/8” and 3/4”. It is engraved on the bottom for 1-3/8”, 1-3/4”, 2” and 2-1/8” door widths. The jig can be used on doors 30mm (1.18”) to 80mm (3.15”) thick.
The jig comes with a pair of preset-width setting gauges and an adjustable setting bar (two clamps and a screw driver will be needed to adjust settings), long-reach 1/2” shank router bit and a 30mm bushing. The jig is designed for use with a 1/2” shank plunge router.
The jig is available for $149.95 through authorized Trend distributors. For information, visit www.trend-usa.com.