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Glen S
  • New Philadelphia, OH
  • United States
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Glen S replied to Bob Sanders's discussion 'The one woodworking photo you're most proud of.'
"This is the flag that was presented to my Brother In Law by the local VFW when John was laid to rest. His Daughter,, my Wife,, chose the Quilted Maple & the background cloth. I merely had the honor of putting it all together. The shop was oddly…"
Glen S replied to Bradley M. Small's discussion 'Stabalizing Clamped Joint to avoid movement when screwing'
"I clamped a runner along a line that I squared back off the face frame. Placed the divider against that runner & put the screws to it. The clamp that fits into the pocket hole works,, as you know,, very well for attaching the divider to the…"
Feb 17
Glen S replied to Chip Denton's discussion 'Mounting Garage Cabinets'
"Google the French Cleat System. That,, to me ,, is the best way to hang cabinets. Especially if you intend to store heavy items."
Feb 12
Glen S replied to Michele's discussion 'Screws not holding in 2x6 douglas fir'
"I've been following your thread Michele. Not sure I have anything to add further other than speculation on my behalf. So here goes. Just throwing something out there; Were these boards joined together right away after bringing them home? Was…"
Feb 11
Glen S replied to carol's discussion 'help with countertop support'
"The 1x2 across the front will add considerable strength.  2 layers of a good cabinet ply,,glued together,, will be very strong. The 1x2 will be more decoration with those 2 layers IMO."
Jan 29
Glen S replied to Stephanie Fitzgerald's discussion '3/4 birch plywood problem'
"If your saw has orbital action setting turn it back to zero. The orbital setting moves the blade forward into the wood as it cuts on the up stroke & rearward on the down. These are settings for a more aggressive cut. Looks like you still have…"
Jan 28
Glen S commented on Jeff Chaffin's photo


"How nice is that!! I love knotty pine too & you did a fantastic job Jeff!!"
Jan 22
Glen S replied to Brian fleming's discussion 'Card table'
"The aprons & legs are on a vertical plane. Top is on a horizontal plane. Light play off these planes differently. The apron for example will be in the shadows of the overhanging top. Make a quick mock up with some scraps & stain both pieces…"
Jan 22
Glen S replied to Tom's discussion 'Hardwood joints'
"Beeswax the threads."
Jan 22
Glen S replied to Brian fleming's discussion 'Glue'
"More than likely just the poly Brian. You'll break the top coat finish,, it lays on top of the stain,, when it comes apart. The stain is actually in the wood so you "should" be fine there."
Jan 22
Glen S shared Steve k's photo on Facebook
Jan 17
Glen S commented on Madhu Sudhan's photo


"I prefer to use the term "character" when discussing my imperfections. Very nice mirror and it's in a good place. Right where you can see it & use it every day. I really enjoy making mirrors."
Jan 17
Glen S replied to Dana Winfrey's discussion 'Router?'
"Hitachi KM12VC combo set is $140.00 at Menards after their 11% rebate is mailed in. I have this set & it is a tad heavier than other routers in it's class but it's virtually vibration free. The handles are very comfy & the plunge…"
Jan 17
Glen S replied to Brian fleming's discussion 'New project rustic barnwood bar top'
"Easy fix. Cut 4 boards as long as the top is wide. Place one set,, these are called cauls,, over/under on each end. Clamp them tight. This will draw the bow out on the ends. Inspect the joint carefully & place more cauls where they are needed.…"
Jan 17
Glen S commented on KregRep's blog post 'Kreg Drill-Bit Sharpening Service'
"Great to know of this service."
Aug 3, 2016
Glen S commented on Philip Sharp's blog post 'Where in the world is the imperial system used!'
"We use shingles here in the good ol USA that are "metric" yet when I measure them they always seem to end up being 39 1/2 inches long by 13 1/4 inches tall. I had to learn the mm/cm in school & hated every minute of it. I'm so…"
Aug 3, 2016

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig® K5, Universal Clamp Trak™ Kit, Trak Components
How would you describe yourself?
Intermediate DIYer
How did you learn about the Kreg Owners' Community?
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
My workshop is 1/2 of the garage & my Wife finds it amusing that my shop is neater & more organized than anything else in my life!! LOL

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