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Project by scarpenter002 posted 12-30-2013 07:12 PM 18164 views 37 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just completed a new platform and storage unit for my Kreg pocket hole jig. It is sized to fit into the miter saw station I am currently building, which is documented in my blog found here. It supports the jig and hold all the screws and accessories. I will be adding additional dividers as necessary, when I purchase a wider variety of screws.

Thanks to all you LJ’s for the great ideas and inspiration.

Thanks for reading.

-- Scott in Texas





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 12-30-2013 07:29 PM

This is really cool. Love the design. I see one of these in my future. Thanks for sharing

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#2 posted 12-30-2013 07:30 PM

That should be a handy addition to the shop.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#3 posted 12-30-2013 09:01 PM

great design,nice work.

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#4 posted 12-31-2013 01:02 AM

Favorited! I have been meaning to build one of these for a while now. Thanks for reminding me.

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"

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#5 posted 12-31-2013 11:28 AM

This makes me wish I had a bigger shop where I could set up something like this. I recently bought a kreg jig and am having a bit of a love affair with it right now. It’s a bit of a love/hate relationship: the thing works flawlessly and does 100% of everything it should do, but at the same time it’s hard to believe they monopolize the market with what they charge for some plastic castings.

The case was the one real “are you kidding me?” thing that came with the set I bought. Seems like for the cost, the case could have been much better. It didn’t occur to me until seeing this post that 99% of them probably get thrown away in favor of a homemade option.

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#6 posted 12-31-2013 02:09 PM

That is pretty spiffy. Very nice and well thought out. I might just need to build one of those.

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#7 posted 12-31-2013 06:51 PM

Thank you everyone for the comments. It really spurs me on to my next project…. Cordless drill recharging station.

-- Scott in Texas

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#8 posted 02-12-2014 12:41 AM

what were the overall dimensions of the storage box?

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#9 posted 03-06-2014 06:19 PM

this inspires me – the kreg jig is the most used tool in my workshop, i suspect. But to make this, I’d need to make one change – some quick-release function for the jig itself; if I’m joining a 8-foot piece of lumber, my workshop ceiling’s not high enough, so i sometimes move my simple kregjig platform to the floor. This setup you’ve got could work, IF the box itself could be easily removed from the table it appears to be mounted on.

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