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Disaster has struck my Inlay Table Jun 2011 and 4 Veneer table top all in 1 day

Can you beleive it!   I was on my third finishing coat on the table top and next morning I found the surface finish resembled sandpaper, mo…

Started by Robert Brennan

4 Jul 14, 2011
Reply by angie brashears

Pocket holes to join side rails of bed to posts?

Does anyone know if it's possible to use my Kreg jig to join  2x6 bed rails to 4x4 posts using 2.5 inch screws? I was thinking of 3-4 holes…

Started by Sara Lynn Eastler

11 Jul 7, 2011
Reply by Sara Lynn Eastler

Settings for 1/2" material not working out

I working with 1/2" (0.5") birch plywood and attempting to make some drawers.  Set my Kreg drill bit stop to 1/2" based on the gauge on the…

Started by Joe Ghatta

6 Jul 1, 2011
Reply by Joe Ghatta

2X4 vertical railing attached to 4X4 post

I plan on a deck railing with a vertical 2x4 lower rail with 3/4 aluminum balusters and a vertical 2x4 top rail.  Which would be best to at…

Started by Charles Vanderpool

0 Jun 29, 2011

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

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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.

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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.…

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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…

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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.

The…

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

Kreg K5 Jig Review

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