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How to Make a Pocket Hole

A pocket hole is a hidden drill hole that a screw sinks into at an angle to fasten two pieces of wood together. Learn how to make a pocket hole with these step-by-step instructions.

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Materials

  • specialty screws with square-drive heads

Tools

  • pocket hole jig
  • drill bit with a pointed tip
  • drill
  • locking pliers
  • router with round-over bit

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