Kreg Foreman Pneumatic Pocket-Hole Machine

Average reader rating
4.5
out of 5
Brand:
Kreg Tool
Model:
DB55
Price:
$850

Description

If your production needs have outpaced our manual jigs, but you’re not quite ready for a heavy-duty production machine, the Foreman is just what the contractor ordered. It features single-step operation for simplicity and speed, swing stops for production repeatability, and a durable design which is perfect for any jobsite or small shop.

Got air? This Foreman features an industrial grade 3/4 hp pneumatic motor capable of the same Pocket-Hole power as the electric version when coupled with an air compressor capable of producing 6 cfm at 120 psi.

Simple Operation
Operation of the Foreman couldn’t be simpler; one pull – one perfect Pocket-Hole. Other Pocket-Hole Machines require you to take the time to clamp your workpiece manually, but the hands-free clamping of the Foreman saves you that step, greatly increasing productivity.

Reliable, One-Step Drilling
Just position the wood and pull the lever. The automatic clamp secures the workpiece and the 3/8” stepped bit drills the Pocket-Hole in one smooth operation. In just seconds, you’re ready to drill another workpiece.

Materials up to 1-1/2” Thick
The Foreman quickly adjusts from the top side of the machine to position a screw in material from 1/2” up to 1-1/2” thick. Drill everything from drawer boxes to face-frames and deck material using this one machine.

Swing Stops
The one-step drilling isn’t the only thing that speeds production. The material positioning stops allow you to place Pocket-Holes precisely across a workpiece, yet swing out of the way when not needed, such as drilling across the length of a panel.

Reader Reviews

I am looking forward to using this machine on faceframes

Review Summary

I purchased my Kreg (pneumatic operated-motor and clamp) used off Criagslist. So far I have only practiced with it. I am getting ready to do Pecan cabinets soon and purchased it from a cabinet shop that needed more capacity. He left me over 500 screws, 3 newly sharpened bits and the 50 foot air hose. He had purchase in 3-4 years ago, seems to work fine.

Detailed Ratings

4.5
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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