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Metric versions of Kreg stuff
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Some time back, a poster mentioned that they had received a metric version of the SSW wheel.  I have been waiting for it to come onto Amazon (or to be stocked by Carbatec the Australian dealer) to no…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary roofner Mar 22.

 

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Gary roofner replied to Alex Cruickshank's discussion 'Metric versions of Kreg stuff'
"Alex I didn't realize that wasn't an official kreg product well done."
Mar 22
Robert Brennan replied to Alex Cruickshank's discussion 'Metric versions of Kreg stuff'
"Looks pretty neat to me !"
Mar 17
Alex Cruickshank replied to Alex Cruickshank's discussion 'Metric versions of Kreg stuff'
"Thanks Gary.  I did the conversions and used a label maker to add them to my existing wheel (see photo above) but was hoping for a neater version.  Alex "
Mar 14
Gary roofner replied to Alex Cruickshank's discussion 'Metric versions of Kreg stuff'
"What are your common dimensions mine are 3/4 and 1 1/2..    Case 1  .75 inches or  19 mm  .748.  Case 2  1.5 inches 38 mm = 1.496.  To make those  conversions covert to 1.9 centimeters divide…"
Mar 14
Alex Cruickshank replied to Alex Cruickshank's discussion 'Metric versions of Kreg stuff'
"I have now spoken to Kreg customer service and they advised that they don't have a metric version.  Thanks for the responses.  Alex"
Mar 13
Alex Cruickshank replied to Alex Cruickshank's discussion 'Metric versions of Kreg stuff'
"Thanks Nick.   Ibought the normal version some time ago when I had access to someone travelling to the USA regularly (also picked up a lot of other small items at USA prices).   I have added metric labels to the chart, which I find a…"
Mar 13
Nick Rutter replied to Alex Cruickshank's discussion 'Metric versions of Kreg stuff'
"Hi mate,  i was going to get one of these but it was over 3 times the price of what they are in the States. On the boxes that the pocket screws come in, they tell you the thickness of the timber they're intended for, so don't waste…"
Mar 13
Alex Cruickshank replied to Alex Cruickshank's discussion 'Metric versions of Kreg stuff'
"Thanks.  I will do that.  Alex"
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Metric versions of Kreg stuff

Some time back, a poster mentioned that they had received a metric version of the SSW wheel.  I have been waiting for it to come onto Amazon (or to be stocked by Carbatec the Australian dealer) to no avail.  Has anyone seen it or was it a one off?  I did adjust mine to include metric values for the wood.See More
Mar 10
Alex Cruickshank commented on Philip Sharp's blog post 'Where in the world is the imperial system used!'
"Note that "like" was "yoke" before autocorrect got to it!"
Dec 23, 2015
Alex Cruickshank commented on Philip Sharp's blog post 'Where in the world is the imperial system used!'
"It is ironic that a country that fought off the imperial like is one of few to retain the imperial measures.  Australia went metric some time ago but I still think in feet and inches like may of the commenters below. The jigs are too good to…"
Dec 23, 2015
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Jan 31, 2014
Alex Cruickshank replied to KregRep's discussion 'Welcome to the Community! Please introduce yourself.'
"Hi, my name is Alex and I live in Melbourne, Victoria.  I have been doing handyman stuff since the seventies slowly getting more adventurous!  I work on the principle that if I can do a piece of work rather than get someone in then I…"
Jan 31, 2014

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Kreg Jig® K4, Kreg Jig® R3 (Jr.), Micro-Pocket Drill Guide
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Intermediate DIY'er
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Eclectic - been gathering tools since 1970

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