Woodshop Jig Streamlines Production of Face Frame Cabinetry
July 7, 2014 | 12:25 pm CDT

Woodshop Jig Streamlines Production of Face Frame Cabinetry(New York, NY) The new Professional Face Frame Jig System from General Tools & Instruments (General®) enables woodworkers and cabinet makers to create a production setup in just minutes for the fast and precise fabrication and assembly of cabinet face frames and doors.

Wood frame and door components can be aligned, securely clamped, bored for pocket holes and screwed together in one operation. This patented, one-of-a-kind system saves time and increases productivity by eliminating the need for separate drilling and assembly operations and delivering repeatable, professional results.

General’s Professional Face Frame Jig System accommodates stock from 1¼ in. to 2½ in. wide and 3/4 in. to 1 in. thick. It offers pocket hole spacing adjustment from 3/4 in.to 1½ in. for maximum joint strength.

 The Face Frame Double Jig System (8562) includes:

• Two 20 in. slotted T-track Rails

• Two pre-assembled Clamp Mount Jigs for clamping work pieces and boring the pocket holes

• Two cam-locking Carriage Stop Clamps for repositioning the jigs in subsequent drilling positions

• One Step Drill Bit with adjustable stop collar and hex wrench for boring the pocket holes

• One pack of 100 Self-Tapping Fine Threaded Fasteners (1¼ in.) for fastening the frames (can also be used for mounting the T-track Rails to a workbench or auxiliary work platform)

• One #2 Square-Drive Screwdriver Bit (6 in.) to drive the self-tapping fasteners

• Instruction Manual

 A Face Frame Single Jig System (8561) is also available. The only difference is that it includes just one T-track Rail and one Clamp Mount Jig. All Professional Face Frame Jig System components are available individually and may be added to create a larger production line setup.

See General’s new Professional Face Frame Jig System at Booth 5972 at IWF 2014, August 20-23 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

The System will be on display and available for demonstration.

About General Tools & Instruments

Headquartered in New York City since 1922, General Tools & Instruments remains the market leader in precision specialty hand tools. Recent product advancements and corporate acquisitions have expanded General’s line to include over 1,500 precision tools and hand-held instruments. This vast array of products is widely used by contractors, professionals, technicians, DIYers and hobbyists in a broad range of industries. To learn more about General Tools & Instruments and its products, visit www.generaltools.com or call Customer Support at 1-800-697-8665.

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