Free Book Download and New Gallery Contest
As a student at the College of the Redwoods Fine Woodworking program in the mid-1990s, Mark Edmundson noticed another student using a Kreg pocket hole jig to construct furniture mock-ups. He kept it hidden in his bench and never used it in view of any other teachers. Out of curiosity, one evening, Edmundson borrowed his fellow student’s jig and was impressed with how easy it was to use and how strong the joints tended to be. After finishing the Redwoods program, Edmundson used his own Kreg jig for a kitchen project and was hooked.
Following years of using a pocket hole jig in a variety of ways, Edmundson has chronicled a variety of techniques and projects using the jig in his lateest book, Pocket Hole Joinery. Eight unique projects are used to demonstrate how to use the jig to its maximum effect. You can download a free chapter of the new book by clicking on the link at left. The new book offers a wide array of projects–from a blanket chest and built-in bookcase, to a daybed, bathroom vanity, and more.
Win a Copy of the Book, Plus a Kreg K5 Jig
To celebrate the launch of the new book, Fine Woodworking is launching a Creative Cabinetry Contest as well. From now through November 24, 2014, upload photos of your custom cabinetry projects for a chance to bring home one of two prize packages:
- Grand Prize: A copy of Edmundson’s Pocket Hole Joinery book and a Kreg K5 Pocket Hole Jig
- Second Prize: A copy of Edmundson’s Pocket Hole Joinery book and a 2014 Fine Woodworking Archive DVD
Entering is easy, just create a free profile here at FineWoodworking.com, then click on the contest banners “Enter Now” button and share your photographs with a brief description. We’ll select four finalists and submit them to the public via online poll to select the two winners.
Enter our new gallery contest for a chance to a win a copy of the Pocket Hole Joinery book and learn how to build one of eight projects, including this blanket bench--available as a free download below.
Mark Edmundson's new book offers an overview of pocket hole joinery as well as eight distinct projects.
Among the items in our two prize packages are a Kreg K5 Pocket Hole Jig, a copy of Mark Edmundson's Pocket Hole Joinery book, and a Fine Woodworking DVD Archive.