Tools for European Hinges

Tools for European Hinges

Installation Tools for European hinges, includes 33mm and 40mm forstner drill bits and Blums Platemate tool.

Blum Ecodrill

Blum Ecodrill
  • The Blum Ecodrill (M31.1000) is a jig or template for drilling the 35mm cup in the back of a cabinet door for European hinges.
  • This drilling device is powered by an electric or cordless (18V or higher) power drill (not included).
  • This device is used by professional cabinet makers and amateurs alike with excellent results.
  • The deviceis adjustable forthe cup depth and the bore distance (also known as the "tab").
  • It will also drill the 8mm holes if you are using dowels. If you are using wood screws it will mark the drillinglocation for you.
  • Adjustable for bore distances from 2mm to 8mm and will clamp on to various door thicknesses up to 40mm.
  • The Blum Ecodrill drills for the Blum European Hinge boring pattern (now standard among many European hinge manufacturers);
    • 45mm between screw holes
    • 35mm cup diamter
    • 9.5mm from center of screw hole to center of 35mm cup
  • Included with the Ecodrill (pre-installed) are;
    • 35mm bit
    • 8mm bits (2 each) for drilling the dowel holes or marking the wood screw locations
    • Two Torx bits which fit into your electric drill and drive the drill bits on the device
  • PLEASE NOTE: OUR NORMAL RETURN POLICY DOES NOT APPLY TO THIS TOOL. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT RETURNABLE FOR CREDIT OR REFUND.
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35mm Forstner Bit for Euro Hinges

35mm Forstner Bit for Euro Hinges
  • High speed steel forstner bit for cutting 35mm (1-3/8") cup for European hinges.
  • Fits 3/8" drill chuck.
  • Product works best with a drill press however it is possible to use it with a portable power drill.
  • Made by Bosch.
  • PLEASE NOTE: This product is meant for use on hardwoods and softwoods. It is not meant for use on particle board or MDF materials. It is actually sized as a 1-3/8" cutter. This size works perfectly for a 35mm European hinge.
  • For Amerock, Belwith, Blum, Grass, Liberty, Mepla, Hafele and other hinges
  • PLEASE NOTE: Our normal return policy does not apply to this item. This item is NOT returnable.
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40mm Bit for European Hinges

40mm Bit for European Hinges
  • Carbide tipped drill bit for cutting 40mm holes for European hinges.
  • Fits 3/8" drill chuck.
  • Bit is 2-3/16" in length.
  • PLEASE NOTE; Our normal return policy does not apply to this item. This item is NOT returnable.
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Blum Platemate

Blum Platemate
  • Platemate drilling template by Blum
  • Blum's Platemate is a boring template for all Blum face frame adapter plates
  • Clamps to the face frame with a cam lever.
  • Accomodates face frame thicknesses of 5/8" to 1".
  • Spacer screws permit quick use without measuring
  • Includes:
    • 2.5mm pilot drill and drill bit extension
    • reversible bushing insert for 32mm hole spacing
    • reversible bushing insert for 40mm hole spacing
    • bushings reverse from 9.5mm to 12.5mm set back.
  • PLEASE NOTE: OUR NORMAL RETURN POLICY DOES NOT APPLY TO THIS ITEM. THE BLUM PLATEMATE IS A NON-RETURNABLE ITEM.
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