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June 14, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Pocket Hole

Kreg 520PRO Pocket Hole Jig with VersaGrip Clamp

Take the Kreg 520Pro Pocket Hole Jig Anywhere We recently covered the Kreg 720 and 720Pro Pocket Hole Jigs, part of the company’s newest line of woodworking solutions. Fleshing out the rest of the line, the Kreg 520Pro Pocket Hole Jig (KPHJ520PRO) offers a versatile and adaptable approach to pocket hole joinery. What’s the Big […]

Pocket Hole Joinery - When To Use It

When to Use Pocket Hole Joinery

We’ve written and reviewed pocket hole joinery tools like the Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System and projects several times in the past. We consider ourselves fans of the technique, but we like anything that will get us in the workshop or allow us to get the job done on site. Of course, Pros and Cons follow each type of wood […]

5 Minute Pocket Hole Shelf

Making a 5 Minute Pocket Hole Shelf

One of our favorite tools is a pocket hole jig. It allows us to drill holes for hidden fasteners and strong joints. Our purist side almost feels guilty because it’s so easy. We promise that we’ll spend extra time refining the skill of dovetails and m&ts, but now we need a quick, utilitarian shelf for some […]

Review9.1(out of 10)
Kreg Jig K4 Featured

Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System

Craftsmen of all skill levels desire to create things that are a combination of useful, sturdy, and handsome. For centuries woodworkers have created functional items, many of which are works of art, and most of which must be assembled because they haven’t been carved from a single piece of wood. It’s easy to see why […]

Review8.0(out of 10)
Porter-Cable PC560 Quik Jig Pocket Hole Joinery System

Porter-Cable PC560 Quik Jig Pocket Hole Joinery System

As a furniture maker, I am always on the lookout for new tools, techniques, and jigs that simplify the construction of strong and long lasting joinery.  With a couple of face frames to build and a table project in the works, this seemed like a great time to try out the new Porter-Cable PC560 Quik […]