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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Two large support wings can be attached quickly and easily to the sides of the K5, base providing long workpieces with solid footing. Plus there’s a large storage compartment under the lid of each wing where you can keep your bits, screws and accessories at hand but out of the way. Add in a batch of other great features like a swiveling dust-collection port, spring-loaded indexing pin for the drill guide block and a foolproof depth collar setup gauge, and you have quite simply the most advanced Kreg Jig yet!When you’re ready to create Kreg Joints, the K5 makes it simple. Select your screw based on thickness of your wood, set the stop collar using the Depth Collar Setup Gauge, pull the spring-loaded pin to adjust the Drill Guide Block, set the workpiece clamp and you’re ready to go.
Includes: Kreg Jig K5 base, drill guide block, two extension wings, dust-collection port, face frame stop, depth collar gauge, stepped drill bit, driver bit, stop collar, hex key, user guide, starter screw and plug pack.
• 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