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Ken Darga replied to Marty Rosenbloom's discussion 'Framing a Basement'
"That's the price you pay for building in a community, governed by codes. It you live in the bush country of Alaska, building codes are not applicable.  "
30 minutes ago
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Bill Murray Bottle Opener

It's not furniture but it's a good small project to get some experience with my new K4. This is pallet wood held together with pilot screws and biscuits (which I am new to as well). The opener is a piece of 1/2" copper pipe with a notch cut in it.…
48 minutes ago
Marty Rosenbloom replied to Marty Rosenbloom's discussion 'Framing a Basement'
"Gentlemen, First of all, thank you for your replies. To further investigate I called the local city building inspector. What I thought would be a one minute conversation turned into a half hour conversation. The bottom line: if the screws meet…"
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Jay Boutwell replied to Marty Rosenbloom's discussion 'Framing a Basement'
"Hi Marty, like ken said above the 2 1/2" screw will attach the 2x4 framing how ever there is some restrictions in local building codes that may apply to your location.  In framing of buildings the use of screws  may not…"
3 hours ago
Michael Gibbons replied to Suzy's discussion 'Cooling the garage-Am I crazy?'
"Suzy, do you have windows in the garage? If so, put in a window air conditioner(s) if even to take the edge off the temperature."
4 hours ago
KregRep replied to Steve Howe's discussion 'What screw length to use with 1-1/8" wood?'
"Hi Steve. Ken is correct. Use 1-1/2" pocket screws when joining 1-1/8"-thick material. I've attached a Kreg scew chart below for your future reference. Thanks, and Happy Building!"
7 hours ago

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3 Must-Have Tools and 10 Step-By-Step Plans for Creating Custom Home Projects

The Kreg DIY Project Kit equips you with three must-have tools for creating custom home projects: the Kreg Rip-Cut, Kreg Jig® R3, and Kreg Shelf Pin Jig. Plus, it comes with 10 step-by-step plans: Entryway Organizer, Garage Storage System, Closet Organizer, and more!

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NOW AVAILABLE: Auto-Adjust Clamping Technology Meets Bar-Clamp Versatility

When you want the durability and adjustability of Automaxx™ Clamping, but you need more clamping capacity, turn to our all-new line of Automaxx™ Bar Clamps!

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What screw length to use with 1-1/8" wood? 3 Replies

I'm  modifying some dumpster dove shutters with 1-1/8" wood.  I've drilled the pocket holes for 1-1/8 ",  but I don't know what size screw length to use? Anybody know?Continue

Started by Steve Howe in Kreg Jig® Operation. Last reply by KregRep 7 hours ago.

Framing a Basement 5 Replies

Now that I am comfortable building furniture with the Kreg jig, a new project is about to occur; finishing my son's basement (still a few months away).So my question is: How appropriate is the Kreg jig in framing 2x4s for a basement?Further, are…Continue

Started by Marty Rosenbloom in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by Ken Darga 30 minutes ago.

"Face Frame Hinge Template" for Garage Cabinet Doors 7 Replies

Good Morning Kreg Community,I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on a "Face frame hinge Template" (maybe Hingemark?) for installation on garage cabinet doors. As I have had conversions before about using 3/4 Birch material...I am new at this…Continue

Started by Wayne DeVito in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by Wayne DeVito yesterday.

Nightstands turned vanity

I don't have the top for joining the two sides making it an actual vanity yet. I thought you would like to see before and after pics. My husband is talented. …Continue

Started by Suzy in Beginners' Zone on Saturday.

Professional-Grade Pocket-Hole Machine at a Consumer-Friendly Price

The all-new Foreman Pocket-Hole Machine is packed with features that will have you building with twice the speed and half the effort of a standard Kreg pocket-hole jig.

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The Most-Advanced Kreg Jig® Yet!

The Kreg Jig® K5 incorporates the best features of every Kreg Jig® that came before with upgrades you've never seen!

Fast and Foolproof Clamping with Kreg Automaxx™ Clamps

Kreg Automaxx™ Clamps feature innovative auto-adjust technology that will make all of your clamping tasks fast and foolproof. Clamp materials that are thick, thin, or in between without ever adjusting the clamp!


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