How to Get Precise Pocket-Hole Depth

posted 10/27/2016 in Kreg Tool Tips: Joining by Kreg Tool Company


For precise pocket-hole depth, you have to adjust the position of the stop collar on the drill bit. Although the depth-setting gauge is not the same for every Kreg Jig®, one thing remains the same: You need to make sure the "step" on the drill bit matches your material thickness, not the tip. The photo above points out the difference.