How far should shelf pins be from edge?

How far should shelf pins be from edge?

Shelf pin holes should be 1 1/2″ – 2″ from the outside edge of the cabinet sides. Pegboard holes are very close together so skip every other one.

What size are shelf pin holes?

Size: Regardless of their style, pin-type shelf supports are made to fit in either a 5mm-dia. hole or a 1/4″-dia. hole.

How strong are shelf pins?

If you use grommets with the spoon type shelf pins, they are very strong. 1/4″ pins and grommets are plenty strong. It is not intended for holding a heavy television or something that should be on a fixed shelf, though.

Are shelf pins a standard size?

WidgetCo’s shelf pin collection comes in a variety of finishes from antique brass to polished nickel. Our shelf pins also come in an array of sizes from 3mm, 5mm (3/16″). up to a 1/4 inch and even the hard-to-find European standard 7mm size.

How do shelf pins work?

Shelf Pins A shelf pin jig is attached to our project and a drill with a shelf pin drill bit is used to drill shelf pin holes. Then, shelf pins are pushed into the holes and the pins support the shelves. In my opinion shelf pins have a cleaner, more polished look compared to shelf standards.

Why choose a KREG shelf pin jig?

Unlike thin and flexible guides, the hardened-steel drill guides of the Kreg Shelf Pin Jig ensure each and every hole you drill is perfectly straight and true. Plus, all Kreg hardened-steel drill guides come with a lifetime warranty.

What size drill bit do I need for a KREG jig?

Kreg hardened-steel drill guides are centered on standard 32mm spacing. The jig comes complete with a 5mm drill bit that fits commonly available shelf-pins. A 1/4″ (6mm) drill bit is also available separately. satisfaction seriously.

What are the technical specifications of a shelf pin jig?

Technical Specifications features For drilling evenly-spaced holes for 5mm construction Plastic Polymer, Steel capacity 5mm holes at 32mm spacing adjustability Removeable dual-position fence compatibility Shelf Pin Jig Drill Bit (¼”) Shelf Pin J

How do I use the KREG quick-switch fence?

The built-in Quick-Switch Fence allows you to set your pin holes 1″ (25mm) or 2″ (50mm) from the edges of your project. The fence can be easily removed and switched to the other side of the jig, or removed completely when you need to work inside a confined space. Kreg hardened-steel drill guides are centered on standard 32mm spacing.