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Jigs and bushings
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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
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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.


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

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Replacing existing slides but cannot remove drawer front

The Kreg slides are made to work with new drawers before putting on the drawer front. In my situation, I cannot remove the existing fronts which means when reversing the jig to hold the draw, it’s at an angle. Not sure what I should do to make them…Continue

Started by Jay Homeyer in General Woodworking Apr 25.


The Clamp anchor screw broke on my mobile project center.  How can I acquire a replacement?Continue

Started by Jon J Howard in Beginners' Zone Apr 20.

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 — 4 Comments

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