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problem with kreg jig

I drilled holes into a piece of 1x3 wood. I had the drill setting right, 1/2,  but had the Kreg jig set too deep, 1 1\2. so I reset the ji…

Started by Mary Murray

16 Mar 24, 2016
Reply by Jay Boutwell

Kreg Mini drilling problem

I recently bought a Kreg Mini Pocket hole. The instructions and videos look pretty straight forward like setting the collar, correct placem…

Started by Beverly

3 Mar 12, 2016
Reply by Troy

Screws keep going through and poking out (frustrated)

I've been trying to set up some butt joints using 23/32 plywood and am very frustrated. I THINK I am following the directions precisely bu…

Started by Richard Sessums

13 Feb 15, 2016
Reply by Pete F

Melamine

I have been told that using melamine for cabinets would be a good choice regarding cost and ease of use - my big question is whether Kreg…

Started by Al

2 Feb 1, 2016
Reply by KregRep

Joining 1/2" to 1/2" with Kreg?

I realise that its considered not ideal to try and join 1/2" wood to 1/2" wood (oak in my case), but I have to make a simple draw carcas an…

Started by Russ

2 Jan 12, 2016
Reply by Russ

Older Kreg Jig - drill bit depth

Can anyone help me with the drill bit depth for 3/4" faceframes for an older jig that does not have the nifty gauge on the top to show the…

Started by John Gates

2 Dec 30, 2015
Reply by Elizabeth Leveques

Need a quick change drill bit

Got a kreg jig jr for Christmas.  Unfortunately my drill is  an impact driver type with a hex type quick change chuck.  Is there a step bit…

Started by Kisukun

3 Dec 30, 2015
Reply by Elizabeth Leveques

Let me get this straight

I am going to connect a 2x4 to a 4x4 peice of wood. I set the step drill bit to 1 1/2. Correct? I guess what I am asking is, it doesn't mat…

Started by Steven Croney

9 Dec 30, 2015
Reply by Elizabeth Leveques

kreg a compound?

i'm building a box from plywood and don't wanna see the edge.also don't wanna use any nails. can you kreg a compound 45?maybe drill the poc…

Started by chris nowacki

11 Dec 30, 2015
Reply by Elizabeth Leveques

Newbie, need help with 45 degree cuts

Any advice/ secrets / when it comes to setting up the jig when connecting 2-45degree boards?

Started by Russell

7 Dec 30, 2015
Reply by Elizabeth Leveques

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Constructing an island benchtop

G'day,I am a new member to the forum, although I have had the pocket jointer for a number of years, I just didn't get around to joining you.Anyhow - my wife and I are in the process of downsizing [in fact we are currently building our 3rd "Last…Continue

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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 May 24.

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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 .…

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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.…

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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…

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

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