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Angles less than 90 degrees - where to drill the pocket hole
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Hey all,New to Kreg system, but not new to DIY stuff.  Just bought a K5 system and added an HD jig as well.  I'm attempting to build an awning that will have a 30 degree sloped roof.  There will be a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marcus Waddell Jul 21.

 

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Marcus Waddell replied to Marcus Waddell's discussion 'Angles less than 90 degrees - where to drill the pocket hole'
"Thanks!"
Jul 21
Ken Darga replied to Marcus Waddell's discussion 'Angles less than 90 degrees - where to drill the pocket hole'
"The pointed end is the "TOE" The opp end is the "HEEL""
Jul 21
Marcus Waddell replied to Marcus Waddell's discussion 'Angles less than 90 degrees - where to drill the pocket hole'
"Thanks Ken.  I assume the heel is the "thick" part of the joint and the toe is the "thin" part of the joint?"
Jul 21
Ken Darga replied to Marcus Waddell's discussion 'Angles less than 90 degrees - where to drill the pocket hole'
"Marcus, I'd make test sample pieces. Think of two such short sections, cut the desired angle, bring the joints together,  place the intended screw on top the sample test pieces, and mark with a pencil where the pocket holes will be…"
Jul 21
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Angles less than 90 degrees - where to drill the pocket hole

Hey all,New to Kreg system, but not new to DIY stuff.  Just bought a K5 system and added an HD jig as well.  I'm attempting to build an awning that will have a 30 degree sloped roof.  There will be a 2x4 against the wall, a 2x4 at the 30 degrees and a 2x4 joining the two together with one end cut at 60 degrees and then a straight 2x4 joining that structure to an identical one on the other side.  The 90 and 180 degree joints, no issue, but not sure how to do the 30 and 60 degree joints.  Think…See More
Jul 20

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Which Kreg products do you own?
K5 Master System, Kreg Jig HD, Kreg Screws, Face Clamps
How would you describe yourself?
Advanced DIYer
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kregtool.com
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
Started DIYing over 12 years ago, with the thought of I can always call someone to rescue me. To date I have not ever had to do that. Always looking for a better way to do something.

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