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Measuring angle of table saw blade

Obviously for pocket joinery having the wood pieces cut square is critical to having a good joint.  This minimizes the likelihood of overti…

Started by Jerry A. Lambert

5 Feb 15
Reply by brinda Ashley

Helpful Tips for New Members

Welcome! The Kreg Owners' Community was designed to bring woodworkers and do-it-yourself project builders of all skill levels together to c…

Started by KregRep

84 Feb 15
Reply by brinda Ashley

Farmhouse Table Plans

Dear Kregeers, I would like to try and build a farmhouse table with extensions in the middle to seat 12. I have seen some plans on Ana Wh…

Started by Lupe

2 Feb 12
Reply by Lupe

R3 part

hi all can anybody help got r3 for Xmas and I have noticed that the gray tabs are different think somebody  in assembly was talking the pis…

Started by Eric Kershaw

0 Jan 8

Kreg K5. Clamp broke after two weeks

I've been using the R3 for four years and decided couple of weeks ago to upgrade to K5 system. Today the clamp won't clamp anymore. The han…

Started by Andy Harris

6 Jan 7
Reply by Glen S

Having issues with K5

I watched the setup videos, searched for information and spent half a day and can not get the clamp to hold. i tightened up the screws unde…

Started by Todd Caldwell

5 Jan 7
Reply by Glen S

Dust extraction on K5

Hi Everyone, My first time post all the way from Edinburgh. I recently was given a K5 jig from my wife for a Christmas present. Its a great…

Started by Brian Mundey

12 Jan 6
Reply by Stadler le Roux

CAD Drawing of Kreg Universal Bench?

Hi Everyone.  I'd like to CAD up a build for a rotary axis CNC and would like to base it on a Kreg Universal Bench, specifically the one t…

Started by malcolm stanley

0 Dec 18, 2018

Can I use standard Kreg screws for an exterior tabletop I'm building?

I'm building the top to my Big Green Egg table out of 2x4 cedar boards (ripped on each side to get a straight edge). I've got all my pocket…

Started by Jeff Novak

1 Dec 18, 2018
Reply by Brad Martin

Edge Joining 2" Boards

Hi Everyone, I appreciate all the threads on the community. I've got to use this more, you guys are great. I got my hands on some beautif…

Started by brian lazenby

4 Dec 17, 2018
Reply by brian lazenby


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New to K5 and pocket holes, any video’s on the materials listed below?

I am using Danny Proulx book on shop workstations. I am deciding whether to use MDF or Melamine. He calls for MDF. However; I like the looks of the melamine.  I am a little leery of using pocket holes for it. One of the main reasons is I have no…Continue

Started by Michael Lusk in Beginners' Zone on Saturday.

Adaptive Cutting System T-Track Stops Mod 1 Reply

I bought the ACS a couple of weeks ago & have been pleased with the results on my first small project (LP record crates)... I was disappointed with the plastic accessories for the table-top, especially the T-Track stops. I'm pretty sure they…Continue

Started by John Moore in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by Deac Manross May 17.

Product Reviews

K5 Review

I really like the k5 it is faster to change from different size of screws. I hesitated to update because of some of the reviews about the dust collection hook up. That to me one of the improvements it works perfect no dust to cleanup .…


Posted by Gary roofner on April 5, 2019 at 10:02am

Merry Christmas r3

 Hi all Santa left me one under the tree the elf thar made it must have had a bad morning because one gray tab is metric and the other one is imperial help Santa what do I do

thanks Eric 

Posted by Eric Kershaw on January 8, 2019 at 6:27pm — 1 Comment

Kreg Project Center Work Station

The Kreg Project Center is great by itself, but 2 KPC's are better than 1 when you want to set up a 12 ft. work station in a couple minutes.…


Posted by Glenn Revheim on April 5, 2018 at 5:57am — 5 Comments

Festool Domino 500

The first thing I will do is set price aside and focus on the tool and why I bought the Domino. 

      I have orders for a few dining tables and chairs.  I have made one prototype chair, while I have all the tools to make angled…


Posted by justin waldron on April 2, 2018 at 5:46am — 2 Comments

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