Kreg Electric Foreman and/or Klamp Table Users..? Reviews?

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Forum topic by copcarcollector posted 07-06-2013 12:30 AM 979 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-06-2013 12:30 AM

Does anyone here use the Kreg electric Foreman pocket hole machine, or the Klamp table? Reviews or comments good or bad – ??

THANKS in advance

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#1 posted 07-06-2013 12:34 AM

If you do face frames professionally it’s the fastest way to
go. Castle/Porter Cable and similar machines drill a different
angle for the hole – route the hole actually, so unlike with the
Kreg system you’d have durable carbide router cutters
instead of that that consumable steel drill bit.

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#2 posted 07-06-2013 12:36 AM

Use no, used yes on the foreman machine…its pretty damn cool, but thats about all i can say since i only did a few dozen holes 3 summers ago

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#3 posted 07-06-2013 01:09 AM

We use a Foreman and have it mounted in a bench 204” long. For the price of the machine I’d say it’s a major time saver when compared to the older Kreg pneumatic-clamp/hand-drill setup we used to use. What formerly required 10 minutes now takes about a minute since we’re no longer waiting for a drill to wind down then repositioning a large piece of plywood in a vertical position.

The Foreman is sort of entry level for pocket hole machines from what I’ve seen but we’re not really cabinet makers so we don’t need anything bigger.

-- See my work at and

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