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Doug
  • Lehighton, PA
  • United States
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Doug replied to Charlene Christensen's discussion 'Ideas to help hold 2x4 (and thicker) stock when joining'
"I use the Bessey wood clamps in the 4 packs from Home Depot.  I can clamp squared pieces of wood to hold the location of the piece with the kreg pocket holes.  That can keep the piece from moving while I fasten the Kreg screw.  Also I…"
Apr 26, 2017
Doug replied to Jerry Lewis's discussion 'Kitchen Cabinets'
"Leaving a couple of inches at the ends, pocket screws every 6 inches will hold the cabinet together.  Add  extra pocket holes if you think you need them. Tightened securely, the combined strength in al the joints hold the cabinet…"
Feb 21, 2017
Doug replied to Matthew Hinton's discussion 'Need advice on building an interior door'
"You could drill pocket screw holes into the 4 sides of the panels. Then the panel will be screwed into the rails and stiles. Or  you could cut slots on the rails and stiles with  dado blades or just a few passes on the table saw or with a…"
Feb 19, 2017
Doug replied to Bradley M. Small's discussion 'Stabalizing Clamped Joint to avoid movement when screwing'
"I put clamps around a project and have a square to keep the joints precise.  It is like the picture from the internet. "
Feb 17, 2017
Doug replied to Michele's discussion 'Screws not holding in 2x6 douglas fir'
"You should use a impact driver. That is what the cabinet installers use to screw kitchen cabinets into the studs in the kitchen wall.  After using a drill, one can find that one can take a screwdriver and still drive the screw futher…"
Feb 9, 2017
Doug replied to Michele's discussion 'Screws not holding in 2x6 douglas fir'
"It is just like mentioned. The pieces of wood have to be square on the edges where the wood is joined together. The rounded edges have to be cut off.  When I use the construction lumber from the big box store, I trim off the rounded…"
Feb 9, 2017

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Which Kreg products do you own?
K4 Master System
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?
From a piece of scrap wood began years of woodworking

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