Kreg Owners' Community

I am building a couple of coffee tables....... I have three boards to join using my Kreg jig...... is there any advantage to drilling every other pocket from the opposite direction?  OR do I just need to drill the centre board.  I re-watched the video and it just shows the centre board being drilled to join the outside boards, but it would seem that opposing pockets would be stronger?

Views: 991

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Mike, there is a review of biscuit jointers in the recent edition of Wood Magazine if you are interested in buying a jointer.  Turns out mine got a low rating. Darn.

Mike McGuire said:

thanks.  I have thought about trying biscuits and will look into a joiner.

 

Regarding dowels, I have a pretty good jig (Dowelmax).  It is pretty precise and takes the guess work out of lining up the holes accurately.  I like to use dowels as it allows me to assemble the project before using the keg screws to ensure that everything lines up true. 

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Need Help?

For Technical Support, please call 800-447-8638 or send a message. Reps are available Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm CST. 

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Forum

Pantry slides for heavy application

  Recently purchased two 96" tall pantry cabinets that are 23" deep that only came with two adjustable shelves and two fixed, (one at about 55" and one at the very bottom).  Shelf holes in the walls are drilled 2" O.C.  Like most store-bought…Continue

Tags: drawer, slides, pantry, pull-out, 75-Lb

Started by Paul Coon in General Woodworking Aug 11.

Miter Saw Recommendation 1 Reply

I’m looking to upgrade my miter saw. I’m willing to invest a good amount of money to get one with the precision pocket hole joinery requires. Would anyone like to offer a recommended model?

Started by Joe Racz in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by Scott Davison Oct 6.

Product Reviews

New Kreg 720Pro

I saw the video Kreg put out for this new jig and had high hopes for it.

I purchased one today and am very disappointed with it.

First the docking station is extremely cheap. The plastic is pathetic. A Lego has more…

Continue

Posted by Duke Leon on February 15, 2021 at 9:00pm

Not Pleased With Pocket Hole Construction

Several months ago, I purchased the Kreg K4MS so that I could build the Lego Table as outlined on the companion "buildsomething" web site which exclusively uses pocket hole construction.  I have considerable experience with conventional…

Continue

Posted by Robert Ringel on September 17, 2020 at 1:48pm — 8 Comments

© 2021   Created by KregRep.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service

_