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George Bokros
  • Streetsboro, OH
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Broke off Three Posket Hole Screws
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Assembling a substructure piece of a current project I broke three screws.  The only way I know to recover is make new pieces.This was using white oak.  Should the holes be pre-drilled in piece "B"…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Boutwell Mar 15.

Clamp Vise
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I thought Kreg offered the cKamp vise plate without the clamp.  I have several bench clamps so I do not really need another clamp to use the klamp vise plate.Anyone know if they still offer just the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by KregRep Feb 13.

 

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Jay Boutwell replied to George Bokros's discussion 'Broke off Three Posket Hole Screws'
"George I did some checking and Rockler has them.  They are actually cheaper than I thought.  "
Mar 15
George Bokros replied to George Bokros's discussion 'Broke off Three Posket Hole Screws'
"Kreg has also changed the screws.  It is my understanding, and I could be wrong, but the older dark colored screws had a dry lube on them and the new bright screws do not. Hope Kreg will chime in and either verify this or say it isn't so."
Mar 15
Jay Boutwell replied to George Bokros's discussion 'Broke off Three Posket Hole Screws'
"Hi George, I work a lot of hickory and on occasions a screw will break off.  It is not as common in installing a screw as it is when removing one.  What I have is a small 1/4 inch hollow screw extractor of which is actually a small shaft…"
Mar 15
Ken Darga replied to George Bokros's discussion 'Broke off Three Posket Hole Screws'
"When installing screws in hardwood, I use "screw lube", and don't have any issues with screws breaking."
Mar 14
KregCS replied to George Bokros's discussion 'Broke off Three Posket Hole Screws'
"George, Depending on the density of wood you are screwing into it can cause additional issues with joining your material. First off I'm assuming that you are using our fine threaded screws since you are working with hardwoods. If this is not…"
Mar 14
George Bokros posted a discussion

Broke off Three Posket Hole Screws

Assembling a substructure piece of a current project I broke three screws.  The only way I know to recover is make new pieces.This was using white oak.  Should the holes be pre-drilled in piece "B" before driving screws??  Never had to do this with red oak or soft maple.See More
Mar 13
KregRep replied to George Bokros's discussion 'Clamp Vise'
"Currently we do not offer the Clamp Vise as an independent accessory, but if you contact Technical Support, they should be able to help you obtain one. They can be reached at 800-447-8638 or technicalsupport@kregtool.com"
Feb 13
George Bokros replied to George Bokros's discussion 'Clamp Vise'
"Thanks for your reply Ken but I am not looking for the bench klamp plate, I am looking for the klamp vise plate, they are two different animals."
Feb 11
Ken Darga replied to George Bokros's discussion 'Clamp Vise'
"Rocklers Woodworking and Hardware offers them, as well as others."
Feb 11
George Bokros posted a discussion

Clamp Vise

I thought Kreg offered the cKamp vise plate without the clamp.  I have several bench clamps so I do not really need another clamp to use the klamp vise plate.Anyone know if they still offer just the vise plate and the clamp blocks?ThanksGeorgeSee More
Feb 11
George Bokros replied to James Macleod's discussion 'Kreg Shelf Pin Jig'
"Elizabeth who do you want to you?"
Dec 30, 2015
George Bokros replied to Daniel Gard's discussion 'Using Kreg with 2 sizes of wood'
"Thanks for sharing that chart Ryan."
Dec 1, 2015
George Bokros replied to Daniel Gard's discussion 'Using Kreg with 2 sizes of wood'
"I thought you meant joint to different thickness of stock together.  Example 1/2" thick to 3/4" thick such as in a right angle situation. George"
Nov 18, 2015
George Bokros replied to James Macleod's discussion 'Kreg Shelf Pin Jig'
"I have the jig that drills 1/4" holes and I am finding the holes tight for the shelf pins.  I have been using the jig in  plywood.  I believe it has something to do with the plywood fibers since some holes are ok and some are…"
Nov 17, 2015
George Bokros replied to Daniel Gard's discussion 'Using Kreg with 2 sizes of wood'
"Daniel where did you find that chart?  I have been wondering about the settings also."
Nov 17, 2015

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Older Kreg Jig®, Kreg Clamps
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Intermediate Woodworker
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KregTool.com
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I have several varied hobbies

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