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Project by ShopBuilt posted 08-26-2014 12:13 AM 15759 views 23 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my version of the popular kreg jig the K5, I tried putting all the same features into it. It has an adjustable clamp for different material thickness, as well as an adjustable guide block and dust collection port.
see more about it on youtube at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVdGE-y6O5U&index=6&list=UUZBqq0o54ShN5cSTflT2MnQ





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Nate L.

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#1 posted 08-26-2014 01:44 AM

That is awesome! A fraction of the cost of a plastic one too. I must ask though, how did you drill the pocket hole guide holes? =)

Nate

-- Nate, Fredericksburg, VA, http://nateswoodshop.com

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Routerisstillmyname

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#2 posted 08-26-2014 02:25 AM

Awesome work. I hope you made the drill angle 10-12 degree as apposed to kregs 15 which I’ve never been happy about.

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.

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mpounders

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#3 posted 08-26-2014 02:54 AM

I’ve been too cheap to buy one…..this looks more in my price range!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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#4 posted 08-26-2014 08:37 AM

A bit cheeky I thought but looks good !!

-- Regards Rob

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recycle1943

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#5 posted 08-26-2014 09:13 AM

a great build, functional and REAL bulky. In my shop, space is way more valuable than a larger than necessary tool.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#6 posted 08-26-2014 09:53 AM

nice work.

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#7 posted 08-26-2014 12:30 PM

Well done jig!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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BAKTHAVATHSAL KADAMBI

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#8 posted 08-26-2014 01:02 PM

WOW ! Excellent Work and the quality of video tutorial is crisp and clear. Thanks for sharing. 3/4” plywood from most of our shops is from the scrap bin, and only thing bought out is two pocket hole bushings, Step drill bit with collar, dust port connector & the T bolt and knob. Great savings and a very satisfying weekend project.

-- ALPHA-ZEE CREATIONS

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#9 posted 08-26-2014 06:48 PM

great builds and congrats on all top 3

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#10 posted 08-26-2014 07:21 PM

I don’t know about this…...In the time it took you to make this jig, I completed my end table project using my store bought jig. To each his own…...However, I bet you have extra money left over.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#11 posted 08-26-2014 08:45 PM

This is really cool, and very useful. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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tyvekboy

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#12 posted 08-26-2014 09:22 PM

Great Jig and Video. Well deserved Daily Top 3

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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Ivan

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#13 posted 08-27-2014 05:48 AM

Verry smart!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 09-04-2014 01:45 AM

Awesome!

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#15 posted 11-01-2019 04:26 AM

It says the video isn’t available anymore? Is there a new link?

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