New Kreg Jig Workstation

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Project by ADHDan posted 02-19-2014 02:34 PM 3902 views 24 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a slimmed-down version of my Kreg Jig box to fit in one of the compartments of my new table saw base for easy storage. I also didn’t like the flip-up lid because the hinges and latch constantly loosened as I moved it around. So, I made a new workstation with a drawer for storage. Nothing too exciting, just a box with a drawer with the jig and extension wings mounted on top. But it works great and it fits in its place.

-- Dan in Minneapolis, woodworking since 11/11.

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#1 posted 02-19-2014 06:38 PM

Nice work, everything you need on one place. That’ll work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 02-19-2014 07:22 PM

Nice work. I find that I get much more work done when I am organized and can actually find what I am looking for.


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Eric in Florida.

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#3 posted 02-19-2014 08:07 PM

Nice job Dan.
That came out great.

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#4 posted 02-19-2014 08:29 PM

Good Solution. I really like the organization in the drawer.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#5 posted 02-19-2014 08:39 PM

Thanks! I took a lesson learned from my prior Kreg box to make this one more efficiently. To cut the dadoes for all of the inserts, I made dado cuts in a single piece of large stock and then cut the inserts from that piece as needed (instead of cutting dadoes in each insert separately).

-- Dan in Minneapolis, woodworking since 11/11.

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DeLayne Peck

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#6 posted 02-20-2014 06:59 AM

Great project, well done! Thanks for sharing! Been toying with doing something for my Kregs gear.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. I think of my shop as Fritter City. I am the Mayor.

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#7 posted 02-24-2014 03:06 PM

The irony of making a organizer for your pocket hole jig without using pocket holes!

Kidding aside, I love this. It certainly is a better and neater way of organization than what I currently have.

Good work!

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