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Glen S
  • New Philadelphia, OH
  • United States
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Glen S replied to chris cotter's discussion 'K5 VACUUM'
"The older ShopVac brand hoses with the 12" solid ends are all you need for the K5. They slip right into the port on the K5 & pull all the chips out. I've never had a problem with mine using that older hose. I also have it hooked to a…"
May 15
Glen S replied to KregRep's discussion 'Making a Drawer Lock Joint'
"I have the setup block that came with the bit. It works great but I don't have a micro dial to tune it finely."
May 12
Glen S replied to KregRep's discussion 'Making a Drawer Lock Joint'
"That bit can be fussy to set up unless you have a micro dial. Otherwise it does a great job. Very strong joint."
Apr 28
Glen S replied to Ken Kortch's discussion 'Cabinet Hardware Jig - Brad Point Bit vs. Regular Twist Bit'
"I installed 14 pulls like those on 2 different cabinets in the bathroom. I made my own jig from 1/2" ply & two 3/4" cleats. I drilled a 1/8" hole in the jig. Every drawer is the same size so I just drilled the 1/8" hole thru…"
Apr 25
Glen S replied to Robert Wolf's discussion 'designing your projects on-line'
"I learned basic drafting in high school. I just draw stuff on notebook paper & erase & add stuff til it looks "right"."
Apr 15
Glen S replied to Dan Smith's discussion 'Plugs For 2x4's'
"Dan-- I've found not all dowels are the same diameter in the bin. I drill a scrap & take it with me to make test fits. Not an every time answer to your problem but it works more often than not. Also I've never mic'ed a step drill…"
Apr 9
Glen S replied to Bruno's discussion 'Bench dog holes'
"Looks good!!"
Mar 26
Glen S replied to John Bilton's discussion 'K4 Jig Clamp Screw'
"How about making that thumb screw square drive? "
Mar 15
Glen S replied to Michael B's discussion 'Cabinet construction'
"3/4" ply with solid edging on front & back. Every couple years flip em."
Mar 13
Glen S replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'Substitute for right angle clamps'
"Line up your joints & shoot some 1 1/4" brads into the adjoining piece. Then run the screws in. It's just a shop vac cart."
Mar 7
Glen S replied to Duane Heda's discussion 'Drawer Slide Jig- is it worth the money?'
"I bought the Kreg. Simply because sometimes things just don't need to be complicated. As for clamps Harbor Freight will see you the clamps with the round jaw pads. They aren't auto adjusting but then again once you set the clamp its set.…"
Mar 4
Glen S replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'I have a question - I need your input'
"And an elbow to push the air back under the cart to keep from blowing floor dust in your face."
Feb 24
Glen S commented on Shane Hildenstab's photo
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"Very nice!!"
Feb 14
Glen S replied to Doc JL's discussion 'Solid wood plugs too short?'
"Use your regular wood glue on all but a little bit of the plug. Use CA glue with accelerator on the last little bit. The CA will set almost instantly as you know helping to keep the plug from going in too deep."
Feb 9
Glen S replied to Duane Heda's discussion 'Drawer Slide Jig- is it worth the money?'
"I have the Kreg jig. Bought it with some gift $$. It works just fine. Simplicity does have it's advantages."
Jan 30
Glen S replied to Matthew Hinton's discussion 'Is my drill speed set too high when screwing?'
"I'm certainly glad it all worked out for you in the end. You may have been into some softer wood on the other joint too. Either way you've got a nice bench that is ready to work for you. Nicely done."
Jan 28

Profile Information

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?
KregTool.com
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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