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Mail box

My first project was a mail box for my fire dept. with 3 shelves. I painted all surfaces prior to using my Kreg Jig. My first mistake was d…

Started by David Czerniak

2 Oct 11, 2011
Reply by R. E. Woods

Application to play the Kreg DVDs on the computer

I tried to play three of the Kreg DVDs on my computer using several different applications or programs which play other DVDs, but the Kreg…

Started by Richard Sands

2 Oct 10, 2011
Reply by Richard Sands

using a kreg drill system to fasten boards at a 45 degree angle

I am trying to make a flag case using the kreg system. my problem is I cant screw the 45 degree angles with out going through the wood. I a…

Started by david r reasland

5 Oct 8, 2011
Reply by John Schaben

Purchasing a new table saw

I need some help. I need uy a new table saw. My old one is just a benchtop model delta. I am looking for something either in a hybred or ca…

Started by Michael Coughlin

13 Oct 7, 2011
Reply by Antonio Morales

The right depth for picture frames

I just started making picture frames out of old barn wood and after I dado and cut to size with the 45degree angle I'm having trouble setti…

Started by Brett Melton

1 Oct 6, 2011
Reply by John Schaben

Screw length

I just received my new Master Jig set.  Had it up and running in lickety-split time!  Amazingly fast and accurate.  First thing I made, out…

Started by Don Wooldridge

2 Oct 3, 2011
Reply by James Waller

Kreg Jig Jr. drill stop guide help

I just bought the Kreg jig jr. and the drill stop guide on the case is not in numerical order. the collar settings go (what appears to me)…

Started by Big Sky

5 Sep 28, 2011
Reply by Big Sky

Compound 45

I can't seem to wrap my head around it. 2x 3/4 ply both cut at 45 makes a 90. I have busted thru every time. The angle is cut as if doing m…

Started by Matt

3 Sep 26, 2011
Reply by John Schaben

Pocket screws and composite boards

I'm putting lattice around my deck and want to frame the lattice with pvc composit 1X 2 1/2. I was going to use the PVC glue and pocket scr…

Started by Ken Fitzpatrick

4 Sep 23, 2011
Reply by John Schaben

combo belt disk sander

I am looking to get a combo belt disk sander that wont cost me a arm and leg any suggestions would be helpfull, thanks Dave

Started by david r reasland

0 Sep 19, 2011


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LED Lighting on mobile bench

Hi AllJust got myself a new Metabo mitre saw, kitted it out with a new Freud Pro blade as well as "pimped up" my bench with LED lighting so I can find stuff! I have 22 LED daylight tubes in my fittings in the garage so there is more than enough…Continue

Tags: blade, mitre, saw, lighting

Started by Steven Baynes in Miscellaneous Oct 8.

Ridgid tools 1 Reply

I originally bought Ridgid tools for the warranty, well I had to replace batteries. Very easy and got new batteries and chargers. Found out they don't make 24 volt tools any more, so I sent in a hammer drill, impact driver and light for replacement…Continue

Started by steve kidd in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by Glen S Oct 9.

Cabinets and the best wood choice for the carcass. 3 Replies

I am going to try and new project.  Never made cabinets before.  Researched and You-tubed like crazy.  So many opinions.  Mine are going to be:1 each= 30"W x 14"D x 38"H2 each =29"W x 14"D x 38"H1 floor to ceiling cabinet 18"W x 24"D and the height…Continue

Started by Stephanie H in Kreg Jig® Projects. Last reply by Glen S Oct 2.

1x6 into a 4x4? 4 Replies

Perhaps this question has already been asked somewhere on this forum but I wasnt able to find it after an hour or so of searching. Is there a recommended length of Kreg screw to use when combining a 1x6 into a 4x4 post. I have seen a few conversion…Continue

Tags: size, screw

Started by Dave N in Kreg Jig® Projects. Last reply by Edward Weitsman Sep 29.

Product Reviews

Kreg Project Center Work Station

The Kreg Project Center is great by itself, but 2 KPC's are better than 1 when you want to set up a 12 ft. work station in a couple minutes.…


Posted by Glenn Revheim on April 5, 2018 at 5:57am — 4 Comments

Festool Domino 500

The first thing I will do is set price aside and focus on the tool and why I bought the Domino. 

      I have orders for a few dining tables and chairs.  I have made one prototype chair, while I have all the tools to make angled…


Posted by justin waldron on April 2, 2018 at 5:46am

Kreg Foreman

I have built many kitchens and finally decided to buy the Foreman, because my latest kitchen consisted of 28 cabinets and I was over my hand hurting from all the drilling, moving the clamp etc., it seemed like a smart choice.



Posted by justin waldron on January 8, 2018 at 4:05am — 2 Comments

Kreg K5 Jig Review

Posted by Daris R. on November 20, 2017 at 5:39pm

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