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Jake McKee
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Building a dream garage workshop
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I'm building a garage workshop in the new house. It'll be an effectively dedicated 2 car garage. Here's what I'm planning already, bringing these from the old garage workshop: * Ductless heater/AC*…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trace Farthing Dec 18, 2016.

Installing the Micro-Adjuster on the router fence?
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I recently picked up the KMS7215 Micro-Adjuster, and can't for the life of me figure out how to install it. The instructions point to a bracket that's not there and a rail that's not on top, but on…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Leveques Dec 30, 2015.

Router table setup questions
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All - I'm in the process of putting together my new Kreg router table (very excited).I have come across two issues/questions I wanted to bounce off the crew here: 1. I seem to be missing screws to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Leveques Dec 30, 2015.

 

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Trace Farthing replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Building a dream garage workshop'
"Can you hang all the necessary tools on a wall? ie. miter saw, drill press, router table, band saw, grinder, planer, etc. You'll also want a fairly large tool box for bits, wrenches, socket sets, screw drivers, and more. Add a rack of storage…"
Dec 18, 2016
R. E. Woods replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Building a dream garage workshop'
"Having a TV lets me watch mostly news and some of the woodworking shows. I have a three piece speaker attached to my computer so I can listen to music like a youtube mix. My pegboard in my basement allows me to hang more tools in a small amount of…"
Dec 16, 2016
Tim Grace replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Building a dream garage workshop'
"I did switch out all my fluorescent for LEDs - most were just tube replacements.  The Feit tubes were a direct replacements for T8 or T12 4 foot tubes.  My shop is unheated, and the LEDs are instant on instead of taking 30 minute to come…"
Dec 16, 2016
Lynda Sleeper replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Building a dream garage workshop'
"yes!"
Dec 15, 2016
Lynda Sleeper replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Building a dream garage workshop'
"I just finished (altho I think it'll always be a work in progress) my budget friendly dream garage (2 cars in there also).  Here are some things that I have found really useful! 1.  Add as many outlets (quads) as you can!! and be sure…"
Dec 15, 2016
Jake McKee replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Building a dream garage workshop'
"Wow! So does that eliminate buzzing? "
Dec 15, 2016
Gary roofner replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Building a dream garage workshop'
"Change your tubes to led's  only takes about 10 minutes to rewire fixtures and $10 a tube at earthled no shipping or taxies. No more flickers and no more worries about ballist. reduce shadowing and allot more light."
Dec 15, 2016
Paul Leenerts replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Building a dream garage workshop'
"Maybe a rolling assembly bench and a centrally located (ceiling mounted) retractable extension cord? If you are sharing with the autos, then take a look at the Paulk Workbench (you can search it in Google). Provides fairly decent workspace, yet…"
Dec 13, 2016
Steven Lee replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Building a dream garage workshop'
"blue tooth speakers for music"
Dec 13, 2016
Jake McKee posted a discussion

Building a dream garage workshop

I'm building a garage workshop in the new house. It'll be an effectively dedicated 2 car garage. Here's what I'm planning already, bringing these from the old garage workshop: * Ductless heater/AC* Plenty of lights (I have at least 5 4-tube fluorescent banks* Fold down workbenches attached to the walls* Fair amount of pegboard to hang the tools* TV* Rolling wood cart* Rolling plywood cart (need to build)I also plan to epoxy the floors and paint the walls... no drywall tape walls here! :)Any…See More
Dec 13, 2016
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"what are you using for the ... rotation pin...? Not sure the word I'm looking for! Ha"
Dec 13, 2016
Ken Darga replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Installing the Micro-Adjuster on the router fence?'
"Perhaps these photo's will help Micro adjusters instructions https://www.kregtool.com/webres/Files/KMS7215-micro-adjuster-instructions.pdf"
Aug 23, 2015
Jake McKee posted a discussion

Installing the Micro-Adjuster on the router fence?

I recently picked up the KMS7215 Micro-Adjuster, and can't for the life of me figure out how to install it. The instructions point to a bracket that's not there and a rail that's not on top, but on the side. Can anyone advise me on how to install the damn thing?Thanks!See More
Aug 23, 2015
Jake McKee replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Router table setup questions'
"Thanks, everyone! This has been helpful! One more question: I didn't notice there was a router lift accessory Kreg makes (made?) until I watched the Kreg router tip DVD this weekend. But the Kreg site doesn't list the lift. I found it on…"
Aug 17, 2015
michael evans replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Router table setup questions'
"Think your correct Tim , extra holes to accommodate router lift winding handles although my older Kreg plate does not have them , had to drill my own . "
Aug 16, 2015
Tim Grace replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Router table setup questions'
"Jake, the "extra" holes in the plate may be there for reasons below.   It appears to me that the one on the left in the photo is for a starting pin.  Rest the work piece against the pin and roll it into the spinning bit for a…"
Aug 15, 2015

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig® K5, Shelf Pin Jig, Rip-Cut™ Saw Guide, Kreg Precision Routing Systems
How would you describe yourself?
Intermediate DIYer
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KregTool.com
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
It has A/C and tons of lighting... a dream come true!

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