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Kreg

Model R3

Internet #202269070

Store SKU #702109

Jig Pocket Hole System

$39.97 /each
  • Included clamp-pad adapter
  • Compact and organized carrying case
  • Superior quality

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The Kreg Jig R3 is the perfect solution for any homeowner who builds projects with wood. With the Kreg Jig R3, you can make home improvements, build bookcases and shelves, storage projects, make lasting repairs, and much more. The Kreg Jig R3 can be secured to the work piece with any standard bar clamp or C-clamp. In addition, the R3's Clamp Pad Adapter allows the jig to be attached directly to any Kreg Face Clamp for faster and more repeatable pocket holes. From thin drawer boxes and craft projects to stout 2 x 4s, this jig can handle just about anything. Independent Positioning Sliders feature nine depth settings, allowing you to easily join materials from 1/2 in. to 1-1/2 in. thick in 1/8 in. increments. Comes with a durable carrying case to keep materials organized and to make sure that you always have the tool, drill bit, and screws on hand to complete your next project. To set the jig properly, simply depress the button on the side of the jig and move the sliders so your material thickness is aligned with the arrow on the jig body. It's that easy.

  • Hardened steel drill guides
  • 9 individual depth settings
  • 2 independent positioning sliders
  • 2 wood-chip relief holes

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Do I have to use specific screws?

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December 17, 2015
I'm new to woodworking but do I have to use specific screws or will just wood screws work with this to build a small end table with light wood?
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Worcester,MA
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August 4, 2016
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Yes, you want screws that are threaded only part way. This way screw threaded only into one of the wood pieces, this makes a tighter joint and not to crack the wood.
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July 14, 2016
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No, I use #10 decking screws with mine all the time with no problems.
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Oklahoma City
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March 1, 2016
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The pocket hole screws work best. They have an aggressive bite and a broad flat head that won't cause the hole to split out.
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Tucson, AZ
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February 16, 2016
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Yes - it takes specific screws, a small quantity of each come with the kit - more are available at Home Depot
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Lynchburg, VA
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February 10, 2016
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Yes. You have to use pocket hole screws, which are available in the same location as the jig in the store. The have an elevated head so you can drill them down into the pocket hole and maintain contact with the screw. They are well worth any slight added expense. Their ease of use is well worth it!
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January 5, 2016
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This is recommended by the manufacturer (of course) and the screws are readily available at Home Depot or most stores. I'm sure other screws might work, you just need to find the correct size to match the Kreg screws. Try with some scrap wood.
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December 17, 2015
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Hi Kevin,
The Kreg Jig is designed to use the Kreg screws which have a larger than normal screw head. This larger head will hold the joint together better than a regular screw would.
Mike
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Would I be able to use drywall screws on this Kreg jig?

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December 17, 2015
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Dalllas, TX
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March 16, 2016
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Since the jig is used to drill the pocket hole, I would assume that drywall screws could be used, the one unknown is the size of the screw head.
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Lynchburg, VA
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February 10, 2016
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No. You must use the pocket hole screws that are available in the same aisle as the jig. Their ease of use makes any slight cost difference well worth it!
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Flowery Branch, GA
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December 26, 2015
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They work fine. I have never used pocket hole screws with any of my multiple project over the years.
You can tell when the srews have firmed up the two pieces; just don't over-tighten.
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San Jose, CA
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December 23, 2015
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No; You could split the joint open. Pocket hole screws have a built in washer to stop the screw at the end of the pocket.
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December 22, 2015
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They might work, but do not have the self tapping point like the kreg screws. Plus the Kreg screws cost about the same as DW screws.
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How will I get the free clamp if it is not sold in stores and I get the jig shipped to store

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Sterling Heights Michigan
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November 14, 2015
I asked customer service at Sterling Heights and she knew nothing about it
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December 1, 2015
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I went to two stores and they was no free clamp came with the unit on Black Friday. And no one knew how to get it for me. I end up not buying.
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Eastern Washington
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The free clamp is only available in specific packaging that was acquired for the black Friday sale. The package will show the clamp as part of the contents. The only way to get this particular deal is to pick it up in a store. If they're sold out, you're pretty much stuck, as HD won't comp you a free clamp with the standard package.
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November 23, 2015
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This deal is in special packaging that includes the clamp. Saw the deal yesterday in store.
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Acworth, Georgia
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November 16, 2015
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I saw that advertised too. I bought mine in store and was never offered a clamp.
However, not a huge loss as pretty much any clamp will work with it.
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Can this jig be used to create pocket holes specifically for using wooden dowels instead of screws?

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April 28, 2016
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By all means but angle the end going in
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Unfortunately no. There is a doweling jig made by General Tools that is inexpensive and works well
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April 27, 2016
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Yes, this can be used to create pocket holes specifically.
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 139 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by A must for the beginner and the advanced builder! As a self-taught female woodworker this little tool has opened up endless possibilities to me. I started by deciding to build the farm table I have always wanted to buy but couldn't afford. This little tool opened up the world of woodworking to me. With it the complexity and intimidation of building is gone. With a good plan and this little jig I can conquer any project! Pocket holes eliminate the intimidation of complex joinery and this jig makes gauging and drilling them a piece of cake!! Since my farm table I have gone on to build at least 13 other projects for my self and have commissions coming in for farm tables....all thanks to this little tool!! February 10, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Handy tool I've drilled close to a hundred holes with mine. It works fairly well. Worth every penny. Buy the Kreg screws too. They're more expensive, but they're compatible with the long driver they supply, which I recommend using. August 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Amazing joint strength I'm so impressed with this product, very strong joints love it! May 6, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Simple Small and Simple but works. For an occasional project, this is a great system. If you are going into production, maybe spending the extra money for the K4 would be worth it. But, with a good clamp, this works fine. August 3, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Worth the money Easy for any DIY builder with clearly written instruction. The pocket jig is easy to use and duable enough to keep in your tool bag to use again and again. The joints are durable , they are stronger than any other fastening. You can dry fit what you need to join before you glue it. August 4, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Amazing joining system! Used this to build a 'giant' spice rack with adjustable shelves for my wife from a sheet of Birch plywood and some trim pieces from Home Depot. Saved $50 over buying what she wanted to purchase, and works/fits much better. The Kreg made it a lot easier to attach the sides, didn't have to notch the edges for a solid joint. The joints were glued and hit with a few brads, then screwed together. The brads were needed to keep the wood from slipping when screwing together, I couldn't find my framing clamp (we just moved in.) A few mistakes attaching the trim, but that wasn't the Kreg's fault! February 10, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by I've always wanted one of these! I have always wanted a jig system like this, but didn't have a project to use it on. Now I have the project and the jig. I made some mock joints and used the system and it works better than I thought it would. Like any new gadget, you have to read the directions and practice with scrap wood before using it on the real project. I'm glad I bought it and the price was reasonable. July 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product Very easy to use. Makes projects look great. Don't have one screw showing in the new table I built. July 19, 2016
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