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Kreg Jig Cabinet w/ Storage

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Project by Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop posted 02-01-2015 07:30 AM 2869 views 33 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a great update to an already great jig from Kreg. I have done a lot of research on cabinets like this but they all had flip top lids which can be an issue if you need something out of them while the work piece is in place. With mine you can pull the drawers out without moving your project out of the Kreg Jig and take to a location if the cabinet cannot be used. The jig is attached to a mitered mounting plate that slides in and out that registers against a stop block. The drawers have plexiglass dividers so the screw sizes can be split up along with the drill bits.

For a full video build watch here: http://youtu.be/Gz2g9JSSBWk

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK





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Roger

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#1 posted 02-01-2015 12:53 PM

Nice build Drew

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Bevy

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#2 posted 02-01-2015 01:28 PM

Great idea. I built mine with the flip top lids. Love it, but I can’t open the left one with the dust attachment on it either. Not that big of a deal, it would seem, but it still bugs me every time I have to take it off.

-- Bevy - NH

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lew

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#3 posted 02-01-2015 03:44 PM

I really like that dovetail insert idea!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Nick Ferry

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#4 posted 02-01-2015 04:47 PM

pretty sweet man

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hotncold

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#5 posted 02-01-2015 05:04 PM

Very nice and the drawers really make a good idea into a great idea!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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jeffswildwood

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#6 posted 02-01-2015 05:08 PM

I so need to make one of these. On my to do list. Yours looks great and very functional. Nice job!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#7 posted 02-01-2015 07:28 PM

Awesome Job and Great Idea!!

-- When it feels like a job, it isn't a hobby anymore.

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Sterling Davis

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#8 posted 02-01-2015 07:37 PM

Nice storage for the Kreg Jig

-- Sterling's WoodCrafts

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bondogaposis

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#9 posted 02-01-2015 08:46 PM

Nice, I may have to make one of these.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#10 posted 02-02-2015 04:56 AM

wow, that is a great upgrade to the Kreg Jig… I’ll have to add something like that to my project list.
Thanks for sharing this concept!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#11 posted 02-02-2015 11:16 PM

Great job Drew. I really like your design.
I have really enjoyed mine, with the stability, extra support, and storage of all the parts and screws in a single unit. I have not found the lids to be an issue as far as accessing items, but they do not always lay completely flat and aligned.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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