Kreg wins the Popular Mechanic USA design award for its best-selling 520 PRO Pocket hole jig

by Justin

Plus winning the best seller award with a 4.8 – star rating from all its reviews

The extremely popular Kreg 520PRO Pocket Hole jig comes out tops for its design, technical advanced and innovative tool achieving the award from Popular Mechanics USA. “This is a tremendous achievement, and we are extremely proud to get this award from a leading magazine like Popular Mechanics,” said Regard Stols South Africa’s brand manager for the international Kreg brand. The 520PRO also got a winning best seller award with a 4.8 – star rating from all its reviews

 Kreg’s 2021 Series Evolution, Pocket Hole Jig 520PRO is versatile, adaptable jig for creating rock-solid pocket-hole joints anywhere, it’s the ultimate bench top set the Kreg® Docking Station also expands its capability with the added storage, material support wings for long pieces, adjustable Stop for repeatability, and a Pocket-Hole Jig Clamp to secure the jig to your workspace into a handy benchtop rig, and adjustable Stop for repeatability

The VersaGrip handle rotates 360° to suit any building set up and features built in clamping. It is a simple setup with easy-set drill bit and pre-set material thickness settings. The new GripMaxx™ anti-slip clamp pad holds material in place to prevent shifting while drilling, the unit is durable, impact-resistant construction with a steel reinforced spine and includes a classic face clamp, plus free project plan, and screw pack.

Build pocket-hole projects anytime, anywhere as the Pocket-Hole Jig 520PRO is the most versatile jig yet from Kreg®. It is the essential jig for project builders who need an easy-to-use joinery solution wherever they work in the home, on site, and workshop. This jig sets the standard for versatility in pocket-hole joinery. It is loaded with features, like the VersaGrip™ 360°-rotating handle that helps the 520PRO adapt easily to any pocket hole project. The VersaGrip™ also includes built-in clamping with this flexible design, you will never have to worry about struggling with large boards or sheets to add pocket holes in the right places. Instead, the 520PRO works in almost any orientation, so you can easily move the jig to any position, clamp it, and drill perfect pocket holes. Preparing to drill pocket holes is easy. Preset material thickness settings on the drill guide block makes the setup fast for a wide variety of thicknesses of different material. Plus, the adjustable stop offers repeatability when you need to drill multiple pocket holes in pieces of similar thickness. The work has just been taken out of “woodwork.”

The Docking Station allows for the ultimate benchtop setup for the 520 and 720 jigs. With foldable wings for storage, the bench dock also allows the wings to detach for long material support with additional storage for screws, drill bits, and the bench clamp. The docking station is the ultimate upgrade for the 520-jig allowing it to snap in for benchtop use and detach for mobile use. An optional extra but a must have. For help selecting the correct screws for your projects, visit our Screw Selector page. To compare all the new Kreg Pocket-Hole Jigs, and video clips go to  and click on Kreg

Kreg is a major international brand at Vermont Sales and is available at leading outlets countrywide for more information talk to your local retail outlet or contact, Vermont Sales on 011 314 7711 or visit their web site 

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