Tuesday Tool Tip: Choose the Correct Kreg Screw & Kreg Jig® Setting | Lately, we've had quite a few people asking how to go about choosing the right Kreg screw and Kreg Jig setting. The chart below shows which screw and setting you should choose based on your material thickness. By choosing the correct Kreg screw and Kreg Jig setting, you will drill perfect pocket holes every time, ensuring project success.
Tuesday Tool Tip: Find the right screw. | Kreg Pocket Hole Screws are available in coarse-thread and fine-thread. Which you should choose depends on the type of wood you are using. Pictured above is a quick guide. Learn more about selecting the correct screw here: http://www.kregtool.com/PocketHole-Screws-and-Plugs-Prodlist.html
The all-new System Organizer is the perfect place to store and organize all of your Kreg Joinery™ system parts — your Kreg Jig®, Kreg® Clamps, Kreg® Screws, drill and driver bits, and more. A portion of the Organizer’s tray can be removed for storage of other items such as the Kreg® Shelf Pin Jig, compact drills and drivers, and more. It’s easy to keep track of everything stored in the System Organizer thanks to a transparent lid. A pair of heavy-duty clasps ensure that lid stays shut.
Kreg Tool Tip: How do I know which type of Kreg screw to use when joining 1/2"-thick material? Yesterday we had a customer express confusion regarding our screw chart. He didn't know whether to use 3/4" or 1" Kreg screws when working with 1/2"-thick material. So, we've created a Tool Tip that explains the difference: If you're joining 1/2"-thick material to 1/2"-thick material, use a 3/4" screw. If you're joining 1/2"-thick material to material that is thicker than 1/2", use a 1" screw.
Kreg Tool Tip: Select the Correct Screw // Learn how to select the correct screw type when joining like thicknesses of material (i.e. 3/4" to 3/4") in both a frame and right-angle application. Get your FREE chart here: http://www.kregtool.com/files/newsletters/kregplus/Images/february12/selecting-the-correct-screw.pdf
Kreg Tool Tip: Working with Different Board Thicknesses | When joining boards of two different thicknesses edge-to-edge or end-to-edge, set your Kreg Jig® according to the thickness of the thinner board. The picture shows a ½"-thick board and ¾"-thick board that were joined with pocket holes. As you can see, the Kreg Jig® was set for ½"-thick material, the thinner board. We've also included a helpful chart that shows which Kreg Jig® setting and screw length to use based on material…