Which Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig Should I Get?
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Kreg recently launched its new line of pocket hole jigs, which means the K3 / 4/5 hold hierarchy no longer exists. In its place is a new series of masks aimed at carpenters of all levels. So which one is right for you? Read on!
Note: Each jig listed here can drill pocket holes in 1/2 “to 1-1 / 2” thick pieces.
Pocket hole jig 310
MSRP: $ 19.99 Buy Now
If you’re just starting out with woodworking or just make the occasional hole, the 310 is the budget option for your toolbox. If you plan on drilling more than a few holes a year, you might want to check out the 320 instead.
Pocket hole jig 320
MSRP: $ 39.99 Buy Now
Pocket-Hole Jig 320 is Kreg’s most advanced portable solution. Equipped with 2 drill guides and a removable spacer, the 320 is the complete pocket hole solution for the carpenter on the go. However, like the 310, the biggest drawback is that you’ll need an external clamp to attach the mask to your project. We recommend one of Kreg’s Automaxx clamps.
520PRO Pocket Hole Jig
MSRP: $ 99.99 Buy Now
Despite how often we interpret it, most carpenters do not have a dedicated workshop space. Instead, they work on easels, or on their driveway or patio. This is where the Pocket-Hole Jig 520PRO shines. It’s sturdy enough for bench work, yet light enough to be portable. The handle, with its integrated locking mechanism, rotates 360 ° to fit any piece. In addition to the mask itself, the set also includes a 2-inch classic face clamp, a free project plan, and 100 screws.
Pocket hole jig 720
MSRP: $ 129.99 Buy Now
With the Pocket-Hole Jig 720, Kreg has completely returned to the drawing board and is back with some great features. First, securing your piece is easier than ever with an integrated Automaxx locking system and GripMaxx anti-slip pad. Place the board in the jig, close the clamp and you are ready to go. Take a closer look and you’ll notice the chip ejection port with vacuum cleaner attachment, integrated accessory compartment and the ability to replace the standard pocket hole guides with a micro guide or custom cutter (sold separately). if portability is not a top priority.
720PRO Pocket Hole Jig
MSRP: $ 149.99 Buy Now
Take everything that was said about the 720 above, add the features of the Kreg docking station and you get the Pocket-Hole Jig 720PRO. It is the ultimate solution for the efficient carpenter who makes many pocket holes. (If you need more than that, you’ll need to look at Kreg’s commercial machines)
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