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Foreman cabinet.
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Here is a cabinet I built with wings on the side for my Foreman.Its made out of Lyptus plywood and framed in Mahogany.I also have it attached to my dust collection system.I still have two small…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by DaveTinley Feb 18, 2016.

Cherry and Kreg Foreman
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I purchased a Kreg Foreman a couple weeks back and so far, really like it.I have built a couple shop cabinets out of 3/4 oak plywood and it performed very nicely.I did run into a problem yesterday. I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Boutwell Sep 22, 2016.

 

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Jay Boutwell replied to DaveTinley's discussion 'Cherry and Kreg Foreman'
"Hi David,  What I am referring to is lumber that is not dried correctly and the moisture is trapped inside by the term known as case hardened.  This is usually the lumber that is dried too quickly and or pulled out of the kiln before it is…"
Sep 22, 2016
David Freed replied to DaveTinley's discussion 'Cherry and Kreg Foreman'
Sep 21, 2016
Jay Boutwell replied to DaveTinley's discussion 'Cherry and Kreg Foreman'
"Hi Dave, the other day I replied to your post entitled "Cherry and the Kreg Foreman"    In that post down towards the bottom I wrote about Kreg having a jig that they no longer offered that had a drill mounted on a pair…"
Feb 24, 2016
DaveTinley replied to DaveTinley's discussion 'Cherry and Kreg Foreman'
"Jay, Thanks for the input.  After drilling out about thirty cabinet rails in cherry using my hand held drill and an older Kreg Jig, I did  not have a single issue. Both setups (the foreman and the Kreg Jig had dust collection hooked up. So…"
Feb 18, 2016
DaveTinley replied to DaveTinley's discussion 'Foreman cabinet.'
"Suzy- There a lot of things I love about the Foreman. The stops on it are really handy, the speed at which you can bore  plywood is really, really great.  I just have the issue with the cherry lumber. I have tried all the tips in the…"
Feb 18, 2016
Jay Boutwell replied to DaveTinley's discussion 'Cherry and Kreg Foreman'
"Hi Dave, what I see in the photo above in the direction of the grain which I know will lead to split out in wood and especially in Cherry which when dry is a wood that is touchy on drilling a hole and especially a 3/8 dia hole near the end. …"
Feb 15, 2016
DaveTinley posted a discussion

Foreman cabinet.

Here is a cabinet I built with wings on the side for my Foreman.Its made out of Lyptus plywood and framed in Mahogany.I also have it attached to my dust collection system.I still have two small drawers to build that will go under the wings.All in all I am happy with the cabinet, the Foreman, not so much.Thanks for viewing.DaveBig…See More
Feb 13, 2016
DaveTinley replied to DaveTinley's discussion 'Cherry and Kreg Foreman'
"I drilled out ten rails yesterday using the info provided on the forum, out of those ten, four still split out. One of the tips was to drill slowly, which I tried, I even backed off the depth of the drill bit.Its getting very frustrating, as I spent…"
Feb 13, 2016
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Curly Walnut Table

This is a curly walnut entry table I built for a client.I used hard maple as a contrasting wood.It's finished with Target 6000 water borne finish.
Feb 12, 2016
KregRep replied to DaveTinley's discussion 'Cherry and Kreg Foreman'
"Hi Dave. Thanks a lot for posting photos. That definitely helps. Ken has provided spot-on advice, as always. I'll add a few thoughts of my own . Cherry can be troublesome at times. it's a wood that can actually become brittle. I'e had…"
Feb 12, 2016
Ken Darga replied to DaveTinley's discussion 'Cherry and Kreg Foreman'
"PS---insure the work-piece is "clamped securely"--- slight movement (twisting) of the work-piece, during the "drilling operation" can result in frature."
Feb 11, 2016
Ken Darga replied to DaveTinley's discussion 'Cherry and Kreg Foreman'
"Dave, Thanks for posting the photos. It appears to be an issue with the wood itself--- the fractures appear to have occured right in the grainline--- (grain separation), and if a knot is in close proximity. I've had this happen to me, on a…"
Feb 11, 2016
DaveTinley posted a discussion

Cherry and Kreg Foreman

I purchased a Kreg Foreman a couple weeks back and so far, really like it.I have built a couple shop cabinets out of 3/4 oak plywood and it performed very nicely.I did run into a problem yesterday. I have a kitchen job out of cherry. I milled up some face frame material and ran it thru the Foreman. On five pieces, the ends split it. (see Pics)I adjusted the depth stop twice, just like the manual suggest, in fact I even backed off the depth just a smidge to see if that helped. Still same…See More
Feb 11, 2016
DaveTinley replied to KregRep's discussion 'New Members: Please introduce yourself.'
"Big Kahuna Woodworks here. Located down in central Texas area. I have been a hobbyist furniture and cabinet builder for well over 20 years. About five years ago I "retired" from my 9-5 job to do this stuff full time. My shop (which is oiu…"
Feb 11, 2016

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig® Master System, Foreman DB210, Kreg Jig® Mini, Shelf Pin Jig, Kreg® Face Clamps, Kreg® Pocket-Hole Plugs
How would you describe yourself?
Advanced Woodworker
How did you learn about the Kreg Owners' Community?
KregTool.com
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
Full time cabinet and carpentry.

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