Make your own pocket hole plugs for finishing off your pocket hole joinery projects. You need no special tools and you can make several in minutes. See more ...
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I do the same thing except use my multi-oscillating tool to cut them off. I can make a few dozen in 15-20 mins.
GOOD IDEA. THINKING ON YOUR FEET. THATS THE WAY TO GO.
Wow! Great tip. Saves trip to the right store for plugs.
Nice prompt and useful tip.
Once you figure out what the final length of the plug is you can adjust your unsawn dowel length to give you two plugs with one cut.
I would suggest setting the clamp collar a little farther from the sharp end of the drill when you make the hole in the scrap. That way the plug will end up slightly long so it will end up above the surface, and never below it. Sand or plane it flush after it is glued in place.
Great video, Chief! Thanks for sharing. Lots of members here would like to make their own plugs to match their own wood species/grain. This is a great solution for them.
Here's a similar technique posted a while back by the community's own Jens Jensen: http://kregjig.ning.com/video/pocket-plug-jig
Here's another technique we've seen using a customized plug cutter and a drill press (and another solution utilizing a bandsaw in the comments section: http://kregjig.ning.com/photo/pocket-hole-plug-cutter
Chris, Thanks for sharing. One dowel rod is definitely a better investment than a box of wood plugs.
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