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Gary Schubert
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KregRep commented on Gary Schubert's blog post 'Kreg Deck Jig'
"Gary, Thank you for your review of the Deck Jig!  Just for future reference, if you have a question for us and expect a response please post it in the forums or contact customer service. If you post in the Product Reviews section we may not…"
Jun 29, 2011
Gary Schubert commented on Gary Schubert's blog post 'Kreg Deck Jig'
"The cedar I used was mostly dry - a few damp pieces.  Not sure how the deck jig would work with 1/2. Kregs only response was to let me know my comment posted."
Jun 28, 2011
West R. Davis commented on Gary Schubert's blog post 'Kreg Deck Jig'
"Gary, only one response regarding trouble with the Kreg Deck Jig? I was just about to order one but have decided to hold of after reading your review. I would hope, as I'm sure you would , that you might receive some more definitive responses…"
Jun 28, 2011
robert smith commented on Gary Schubert's blog post 'Kreg Deck Jig'
"I had no problems on dry 5/4 cedar but big issues on 1/2"
Jun 24, 2011
Gary Schubert updated their profile
Jun 15, 2011
Gary Schubert posted a blog post

Kreg Deck Jig

If you are buying the Kreg Deck Jig to use on Cedar deck boards you might want to reconsider.  Due to the softness of the wood you will experience tearout when you drill the pilot hole for the screw.  Having just completed installing a 14x23 deck, at least 85% of the pilot holes (that's about 1000 holes!) are a disappointment.  I wish Kreg would not have advertised that the jig works "works great with native softwoods such as Redwood and Cedar."  I would have looked at other fastening systems. …See More
Jun 15, 2011
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Feb 22, 2011
Gary Schubert replied to ray vile's discussion 'What goes on in the background'
"If my central vac isn't running or my air purifier not on, I usually listen to country or oldies.  However, Thursday-Sunday, I usually have the Golf Channel on."
Feb 22, 2011
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Jul 29, 2010

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Which Kreg Jig® and/or Kreg Products do you own?
Kreg Jig®, Kreg Jig® Master System, Deck Jig
How would you describe yourself?
Moderate Woodworker

Gary Schubert's Product Reviews

Kreg Deck Jig

If you are buying the Kreg Deck Jig to use on Cedar deck boards you might want to reconsider.  Due to the softness of the wood you will experience tearout when you drill the pilot hole for the screw.  Having just completed installing a 14x23 deck, at least 85% of the pilot holes (that's about 1000 holes!) are a disappointment.  I wish Kreg would not have advertised that the jig works "works great with native softwoods such as Redwood and Cedar."  I would have looked at other fastening systems. … Continue

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