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Are narrow cabinets possible using the Kreg Jig?

Hi everyone. I'm new to making cabinetry. My project is mostly designed, cut, and painted but I haven't put the pocket holes into my parts…

Started by Mayo Pardo

10 Jun 29, 2011
Reply by David Sechrest

secret compartments

i want to start adding secret compartments to all my new projects, no need to hide anything. just think it will be interesting to add them.…

Started by steve kidd

3 Jun 24, 2011
Reply by steve kidd

What is the best way to square a Frame?

I am making an 75" x 40" frame with 2X4s and want each corner square.  Now  if I was using nails I would place one in each joint then measu…

Started by Larry Mathews

22 Jun 19, 2011
Reply by Steve Bennett

Contrasting Hole Plugs

I am making some oak furniture and on some sides the pocket holes will be visible.  I don't really mind this at all because I want to use a…

Started by Andrew James Kavanaugh

10 Jun 17, 2011
Reply by Andrew James Kavanaugh

Gun Cabinet Plans

Does anyone have a gun cabinet set of plans? Stand up hold 4 to 5 long guns.

Started by Bob Myers

2 Jun 14, 2011
Reply by Jens Jensen

Screw Length 2x4s at right angle

This is my first project with the jig.  I am making a frame with 2x4s joining them at right angles. Since they are both 1 1/2 thick I set t…

Started by Larry Mathews

2 Jun 13, 2011
Reply by Larry Mathews

wobbly shelves

Hello, My son and I purchased the Kreg master system to build some bookcases for his room (with hopes of using the Kreg in future projects…

Started by Keri

34 Jun 9, 2011
Reply by Ken Darga

Joining 2" thick material to a 5x5 piece..help

Can i use my kreg jig, if so what size screw? local stores only carry up to a 1 1/2 screw for this...will that work??   this is for  a mons…

Started by MJB

3 Jun 2, 2011
Reply by Bob S

Splitting

I am Rex.  When I try to join two pieces of 13/16" cherry wood, the receiving piece splits.  I am using 1 and 1/4" fine thread screws.  Can…

Started by Rex Earl

2 Jun 2, 2011
Reply by Rex Earl

Fastening Deck Boards to Joists - Weakening Joists?

So I've already attached a few deck boards by drilling pocket holes into the joists and securing with weather resistant screws.  It strikes…

Started by Dave Bless

1 Jun 2, 2011
Reply by John Schaben

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