Kreg Owners' Community

Gene Chism
  • Male
  • Houston
  • United States
Share on Facebook

Gene Chism's Friends

  • KregRep

Gene Chism's Discussions

Jigs and bushings
7 Replies

I have a couple of bushings to make a jig for drilling holes in a wood product. I hesitate the process of drilling the holes for the bushing because the directions call for a "press fit". How do you…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gene Chism Nov 24, 2011.

General Woodworking

Several weeks ago I found a workbrench plan that used the pocket holes to assemble.  It was constructed from 2" x 4"  and 3 pieces of MDF. The MDF used standard size 2' x 4'  3/4" MDF.   Now I can't…Continue

Tags: Workbrench

Started Nov 7, 2010

Drill speed
17 Replies

What is the recommended drill speed to use for the pocket holes? I think that I saw or heard that it is 1700 rpm. While we are at it my battery power drill up and has gotten sick. What is a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Schaben Sep 30, 2011.


Gene Chism's Page

Profile Information

Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig® Master System
How would you describe yourself?
Moderate Woodworker

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Kreg Owners' Community to add comments!

Join Kreg Owners' Community

  • No comments yet!

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. 


  • Add Videos
  • View All


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…


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…


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