Get to know the Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig 520PRO

to get the most from your jig

The Pocket-Hole Jig 520PRO is is the most versatile jig yet from Kreg®. It’s designed to make it easy for you to build pocket-hole projects anytime, anywhere. So, this jig is packed with features that make building with pocket joints easier. Here, we’ll show you some of the key features and the benefits they bring. Plus, we’ll offer some tips and tricks you might not have known.

Each of these videos takes you through a subject quickly. None is more than three minutes long. That means you can learn more about this versatile jig quickly, and then get started building.

Build anytime, anywhere

The Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig 520PRO is designed to make it easy to build with pocket-hole joints anytime, anywhere. One key feature that makes this possible is the Versa-Grip™ handle. Here’s how it works to make clamping fast and foolproof. Video length: 0:48

Workpiece clamping made simple

The Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig 520PRO Makes clamping your workpieces simple. All you have to do is place your workpiece in the jig, and then squeeze the handle. That moves the drill guide on a steel rod to clamp your workpiece in place, whether it’s 1/2″ thick, 1 1/2″ thick, or somewhere in between. Video length: 1:47

Do more with a multi-position base

The Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig 520PRO is designed for versatility. Even the base is designed as a feature that really helps, because it allows the 520PRO to be used in multiple positions. Video length: 1:45

Set up for drilling in a couple simple steps

With a Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig, setup is based on the thickness of the wood or plywood you’re using. The 520PRO make this setup simple. Video length: 2:34

Understanding pocket-hole spacing

When you look at the drill guide on the Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig 520PRO, you’ll notice that the three guides aren’t evenly spaced. Two are closer together, then there’s a larger gap to the third one. This is done to simplify creating the optimal hole spacing in boards of different widths. Video length: 2:10

Pocket-hole drilling basics

When you’re drilling pocket holes with your Pocket-Hole Jig 520PRO, there are a few things you can do to ensure great results. Video length: 1:34

Set up a pocket-hole workstation

The Pocket-Hole Jig 520PRO is great for portable use, and works well on a benchtop, too. But what if you want a workstation that’s a bit more permanent? You can do that with the Kreg Docking Station, and you can even make your own custom platform for the jig. Video length: 2:58