How To Use Kreg Jig

Setting Up

1. Measure thickness of wood before using Kreg Jig

Measure wood

2. Adjust the bit collar to appropriate depth.

Adjust the bit collar

3. Move up or down to adjust placement of jig.

adjust placement of jig

Pocket Hole Drilling

1. Place wood into the Kreg Jig and clamp

clamp wood in kreg jig

2. Insert bit into the hole of the jig and drill.

drill pocket hole

Assembling the joints

1. Use Wood Glue on edges

glue wood

2. Clamp wood pieces together

clamp wood

3. Drill screws in.

drill screw in

Pocket Hole Screw Guide

Wood ThicknessScrew Length
1/2″ to 5/8″1″
3/4″1 1/4″
7/8″ to 1 1/8″1 1/2″
1 1/4″ to 1 3/8″2″
1 1/2″2 1/2″