Kreg’s New Hardware Installation Solutions

Kreg Released New Cabinet Jigs

 

Kreg has release new cabinet hardware installation solutions that give DIYers easy to use jigs and professionals repeatable speed with accuracy.  These jigs provide adjustable mounting guides, durability, and accuracy with pro results. The three new cabinet hardware jigs will allow you to install knobs, pulls, concealed cabinet door hinges and drawer slides with ease.

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Kreg’s New Cabinet Hardware Jig

Kreg’s new Cabinet Hardware Jig (Item# KHI-PULL) will make it easy to install new knobs and pulls.  The new jig will work on new custom built cabinets or upgrading your old cabinets.  This new jig is has features like adjustable hardened steel drill guides, moveable edge guide and built in measuring scales.  With these features you can repeat your settings to confirm every piece of hardware is spot on.

KHI-Pull Key Features:

  • Durable – Ploycarbonate/ABS
  • Drill guides – 2- 3/16” (5mm) guides, adjustable with locking nuts
  • Drill guide material – Hardened steel
  • Drill guide spacing – 2 ½” (64mm), 3” (76mm), 3 1/2” (89mm), 4” (101mm), 4 ½” ( 115mm), 5” (127mm), 64mm, 96mm, 128mm
  • Edge guide to hole center spacing 1” – 5” (25mm – 127 mm)
  • Measuring scales – Imperial & metric

 

In the box for KHI-PULL:

  • 1 Jig base
  • 1 Edge guide
  • 2 Drill guides with knurled nuts
  • 2 Non-slip pads
  • 2 T- knobs & bolts
  • 1 Owner’s manual with complete instructions

*Not include but required is a 3/16”  (5mm) drill bit.

 

Availability & Cost:

  • Available on September 1, 2016
  • US MRSP is $24.99
  • CA MRSP is $32.99

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Kreg’ s New Concealed Hinge Jig

 

Kreg has a new jig to make it easy to install 35mm concealed cabinet hinges.  Once the Concealed Hinge Jig  (item# KHI- HINGE) is set this jig will assist the DIYER or professional woodworker with speed & accurate drilling.  The Concealed Hinge Jig does come with high quality carbide tipped drill bit.  This jig will give you drill press accuracy without the press.

 

KHI – HINGE Features:

  • Durable – Glass-filled nylon
  • Hinge compatibility – 35mm Cup style concealed hinges
  • Hinge offset – 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm
  • Drill bit – four cutter carbide tipped with stop collar
  • Hinge offset from door end – 2” (50mm) to unlimited

In the box for KHI – HINGE:

  • 1 – Jig base with index cams
  • 1 – Drill guide
  • 1 – 35mm carbide tipped drill bit
  • 1- Stop collar with hex wrench
  • 1 – Owner’s manual with complete instructions

*Not included but required is a 1/16” (1.5mm) drill bit for hinge mounting screws.

Availability & Cost:

  • Available on September 1, 2016
  • US MSRP is $29.99
  • CA MRSP is $39.99

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Kreg’s New 35mm Concealed Hinge Bit

 

Kreg has just release their all new 35mm Concealed Hinge Bit (Item# KHI-BIT).  With this new bit you will be able to bore that perfect hole for concealed hinges.  Now this bit will be a direct replacement if you already have the Kreg Concealed Hinge Jig (Item# KHI- Hinge). The new high quality bit will be sold separately to allow you to cut clean holes while using your own technique.  Kreg’s new fasts cutting bit has four carbide cutters, two main cutters that bore a flat –bottomed hole and a pair of spur cutters that confirm clean hole edges free from tear out. Besides boring that perfect hole, the bit shank is sized to fit in the drill guide on the Concealed Hinge Jig.  If you like to use a collar stop, the shank has a shoulder that will position the collar stop perfectly (collar stop is included in the Concealed Hinge Jig, not available with bit only).  This is a high quality bit and works flawlessly with the Concealed Hinge Jig.  The new 35mm bit will work for you in your drill press and or any drill to give you that precision 35mm hole without the tear outs.

In the box for KHI – BIT:

  • 1 – 35mm Concealed Hinge Bit In

Availability & Cost:

  • Available on September 1, 2016
  • US MSRP is $16.99
  • CA MRSP is $21.99

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Kreg’s New Drawer Slide Jig

Kreg’s once again has giving us simplicity with the new KHI- SLIDE jig. This jig will provide you easy to use, speed, accurate and an affordable solution. The slide jig can assist the DIYer with their kitchen upgrade or give the pro consistent & accuracy.  Here is the reason why this jig will greatly assist you while installing drawer brackets, The jig will hold the slides in place giving you your hands free for mounting.

 KHI – Slide Features:

  • Durable – polycarbonate/ABS
  • Cabinet compatibility – face- frame & frameless
  • Slide length compatibility – 12” (30.5cm) & longer
  • Slide type compatibility – ball bearing, epoxy coated, under mount
  • Positioning sliders – 2 per bracket
  • Multiple clamping positions
  • Minimum cabinet depth – 14” (35.5cm)

In the box for KHI – SLIDE:

  • 2 Brackets
  • 4 Upper/Lower sliders-installed
  • 1 Owner’s manual with complete instructions

Availability & Cost:

  • Available on September 1, 2016
  • US MSRP is $24.99
  • CA MRSP is $32.99

About the author

Michael Hopp

Michael Hopp is a registered contractor in the State of Rhode Island. He has been registered for the last 13 years specializing in interior and exterior remodeling, doors and windows.Mike began practicing his trade 20 years ago at William M. Davies Career and Technical High School in carpentry shop. This gave him the opportunity to become an apprentice at Brodeur Window Distributors. Mike continued working at the company for 10 years. During this time he was in charge of the specialty door shop and assisted on service calls.For the last 13 years, Mike has been working as a general contractor in Rhode Island with his company MJH Construction LLC. Even though his background is in doors and windows, his passion is for remodel work.

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