Like a toenail in carpentry a pocket screw goes into the side of one board at an angle and then down into the board below. Pocket hole joinery provides real advantages for beginning woodworkers and veterans alike.
A review of the k5 kreg pocket hole jig.
Fine woodworking pocket hole jig. Kreg s latest jig the k5 is a big improvement over the original. In certain situations only a pocket hole will suffice. This massca pocket hole jig is designed for use with timber from 1 in thickness 13mm 38mm.
Thanks to the invention of the pocket hole joinery system it s easy for novice and veteran woodworkers alike to construct strong attractive cabinetry using any number of inexpensive jigs. Perfect for joinery carpentry and do it yourself woodworking projects. Perfect for tough joints jig can be separated from base to create horizontal and hard to reach joints such as in.
This set comes complete with a jig drill bit stop collar and hex key. The pilot point should stop 1 8 from the workpiece s end or edge as shown below. For strongest joints set the stop collar according to your jig s instructions.
See more ideas about woodworking pocket hole woodworking jigs. Get some projects finished and under your belt using a pocket hole jig and it will give you the confidence and momentum to advance your woodworking skills. Step drill bit stop collar hex wrench square drive bit and 48 fine and coarse thread pocket hole screws.
First instead of a toggle clamp to secure parts for drilling the k5 has a ratcheting clamp that can be adjusted. Because a pocket hole is oriented at an angle the depth of the hole needs to be adjusted to match the thickness of the wood. The kreg jig is about half the size of the porter cable model and comes with a carrying case though it s not especially roomy or sturdy.
The first benefit is the relatively low cost of the tools with the most basic jig and clamp set priced under 75. Jan 25 2018 explore oliver giller s board woodworking pocket hole on pinterest. Second pocket hole joinery is easy to learn.
All in one system includes jig 3 8 in. Check this each time you use the jig to avoid accidentally drilling too deep. Adjustable pocket hole jig can accommodate stock sizes from 0 5 in.
Our massca pocket hole jig will make this process simple and keep measurements exact. Set the correct pocket depth. As a professional cabinetry and furniture maker i have used the kreg pocket hole jig extensively.
You will come across a project where a pocket hole is the only thing that makes sense.