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True Position’s original jig turns 25

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True Position Tools is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its original cabinet hardware jig for installing handles and pulls.

“The original cabinet hardware jig was invented by Tad Lostlen, a skilled cabinetmaker who grew weary of making wood jigs to install kitchen and bathroom cabinet handles. Always the bottleneck of every job, each different handle spacing would result in making five to seven wooden jigs per project. The process was tedious, as the jigs would wear and measurements became compromised,” the company explained in a statement.

“Deciding he needed a long-term solution, Lostlen went to work developing prototypes. After two years experimenting, he arrived at the simplest solution possible, the T-square. This breakthrough design adjusted to any hardware spacing from a knob up to a 38″ handle.”

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