Straight-Up Drill Guide - To bore a perfectly perpendicular hole, you need either a drill press or a couple of scraps of wood screwed together. The corner created by the scraps will steer the bit straight in every time. But if you’re looking for an excuse to buy a drill press, forget you ever saw this tip.

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Straight-Up Drill Guide - To bore a perfectly perpendicular hole, you need either a drill press or a couple of scraps of wood screwed together. The corner created by the scraps will steer the bit straight in every time. But if you’re looking for an excuse to buy a drill press, forget you ever saw this tip.

Dowel Drilling guide centers the dowel hole and keeps it straight.

Dowel Drilling guide centers the dowel hole and keeps it straight.

Good article on options when without a drill press.

Accurate Drilling Without a Drill Press

Angle Drill Guide DIY Homemade Press Drill Power Multi Tools Sander Circular Saw Home Made Wood CNC - YouTube

Angle Drill Guide DIY Homemade Press Drill Power Multi Tools Sander Circular Saw Home Made Wood CNC - YouTube

If you’re adding shelf pin holes to an existing piece of furniture or building shelves from scratch, the Shelf Pin Jig is the perfect tool for the job. Unlike other shelf pin guides, the Kreg Shelf Pin Jig features hardened-steel drill guides that ensure precise and straight drilling, so you’ll get level, wobble-free shelves.

If you’re adding shelf pin holes to an existing piece of furniture or building shelves from scratch, the Shelf Pin Jig is the perfect tool for the job. Unlike other shelf pin guides, the Kreg Shelf Pin Jig features hardened-steel drill guides that ensure precise and straight drilling, so you’ll get level, wobble-free shelves.

Big Gator V-Drill Guide - Standard - The quality of this tool is refreshing, compared to most available today. I have already used mine numerous times and it appears impervious to the cutting edges of cheap, imported drill bits. My only suggestion for improvement would be to eliminate the taper in its exterior shape - it would be less elegant, but easier to secure in shop-made drilling jigs.

Big Gator V-Drill Guide - Standard

Big Gator V-Drill Guide - Standard - The quality of this tool is refreshing, compared to most available today. I have already used mine numerous times and it appears impervious to the cutting edges of cheap, imported drill bits. My only suggestion for improvement would be to eliminate the taper in its exterior shape - it would be less elegant, but easier to secure in shop-made drilling jigs.

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