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I have the Kreg Jig Jr., and followed the jig settings instructions in the user manual exactly as presented for 3/4" material. It did not work. The pocket holes were too far from the end of the board. I am excited about the possibilities of the Kreg Jig Jr., but how to I make them become a reality?  What may have gone wrong?

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The holes do sit back from the end of the board a bit, but when you use the correct size screw it penetrates the board with the pocket holes and goes into the other one and makes a very strong joint. What screw size are you using?

CHECK OUT THE VIDEOS ON THE JIG'S AND SCREW SIZING.

Could you please take a picture of how you have the Kreg Jr set up?

I may be hung up on terminology, "end of the board?" or "edge of the board?" Pic would help.

Kreg junior is a little more technique sensitive than the Master kit as you need to set the little legs correctly and then bias and clamp the jig properly.

Well, I woke up this morning, called the Kreg support hotline, was walked through what I did last night, and it worked beautifully today. I still cannot figure out what I was doing, or did wrong (maybe all I needed was a good nights sleep). Many thanks for all the responses to this post.

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