Kreg Jig K5 Pocket Hole Jig
The Kreg Jig® K5 incorporates the best features of older models while adding a host of improvements. K5 offers a tool-free workpiece clamping system with a ratcheting clamp follower and front...
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- New front actuated ratcheting clamp mechanism features tool-free adjustment
- New spring-loaded pin to index drill guide block position and swiveling dust port
- New depth collar setup gauge and material support wings with integral storage area
- Original three-hole drill guide block with 9/16", 7/8", and 1-7/16" center spacing
- Workpiece thickness settings: 1/2", 5/8", 3/4", 7/8", 1", 1-1/8", 1-1/4", 1-3/8", 1-1/2"
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I was contemplating how to build a strong, sturdy storage
cabinet to hold my finishes. I did not
want a metal cabinet but wanted the adjustability of a metal cabinet’s shelves,
as well as a surface on the shelves that could be cleaned easier than wooden
We caught up with Scott Phillips of The American Woodshop and Scott Schaaf, Kreg’s Director of Product Management at the AWFS 2013 Fair in Las Vegas, where they unveiled the details about the all new K5 Jig from Kreg. Available for ordering now at Woodcraft, shipping in September, this versatile, easy-clamp system for drilling pocket hole joinery for various wood sizes is made easier than ever before with this jig.
Easy to use.
As mentioned by a previous reviewer, there is an error in the manual listing 5/8 as the setting for a 3/4" board. However the instructions also state that the settings are to be set equal to the board thickness. The jig works great. It is easy to set and easy to use. I especially appreciated the side wings that were added as support for wider boards. This eliminates the need to make a fixture for that support, an advantage over the K4. The wings also conveniently serve as storage for the K5 tools. The new design of the clamping mechanism makes for quick changes for board thickness. I used it to make a cornice for our bay window (photo attached).
Watch out the chart has an error
Watch out when using this chart. It says to use the 5/8 mark for 3/4 wood instead of the 3/4 mark. I did use the 5/8 mark and ruined an expensive table top because the screws came through