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Setting the Jig and Bit collar
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I know this might sound dumb or that you all may have beaten this dead horse already. But I just want to make sure I understand this correctly. When setting the depth of the Jig and setting the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by mo khan Feb 23, 2012.

 

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mo khan replied to James Pratt's discussion 'Setting the Jig and Bit collar'
"James, just remember this- you want the screw to exit in the middle of the piece being drilled into and you want sufficient length of the screw in the mating/ joining piece to form a strong joint. eg you want to join a 1x2 to 2x2 flush on one side…"
Feb 23, 2012
Samuel Flegal replied to James Pratt's discussion 'Setting the Jig and Bit collar'
"I am glad I am not the only one confused about how the settings are changed in the video. Can anyone offer an explanation? Is it almost arbitrary?"
Feb 21, 2012
Giovanni commented on James Pratt's photo
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"Well James It seems that Kreg has taken your idea very seriously. See the new Kreg toolboxx.   Maybe you can get some commison from Kreg......"
Sep 16, 2011
James Pratt commented on Jim Delorme's photo
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"Love It. I haven't made my work bench yet or mounted the jig, but just the idea I was looking for. Great job Jim."
Sep 29, 2010
Douglas Golding replied to James Pratt's discussion 'Setting the Jig and Bit collar'
"My understanding is that you should always set the jig and the drill depth stop according to the thickness of the stock you are drilling the pocket hole into. This will ensure that the exit point of the screw from the pocket hole at the joint site…"
Jun 14, 2010
Dan Fiorito commented on James Pratt's photo
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"Mike, I've found a few suppliers of Bluekote if your interested. My local dealer, Toolswood.com has them in stock, he's got a box of 1000 he'll give you a deal on (shipping might cost you a bit). I've also discovered that…"
Jun 1, 2010
Mike Swaga commented on James Pratt's photo
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"Bluekote screws are made in Ontario, shipped to the states and then the government charges 170 % surtax to get them back. Figure that one out."
May 31, 2010
Dan Fiorito commented on James Pratt's photo
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"Mike, I hear ya on that one. My local Kreg rep is totally frustrated with this. I usually just by them when I'm state side, only way around it. One of the largest manufactures of screws, GRK Fasteners is located in Thunder Bay, ON, almost…"
May 31, 2010
Mike Swaga commented on James Pratt's photo
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"I spoke to both Kreg in the states as well as local dealers. The bottom line seems to be that the Canadian government imposes a 170 % surtax (yes, that is correct) on the Bluenote screws to discourage them coming into Ontario. Their reasoning is…"
May 31, 2010
Dan Fiorito commented on James Pratt's photo
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"Hi Micheal, HD in the US won't ship to Canada due to them having a Canadian division. The jointer is not available in Canada so I snaped one up. The funny thing is, the Canadian HD seem to stock the blades for the jointer, yet the US one…"
May 31, 2010
michael j stow commented on James Pratt's photo
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"is the shipping that much more to canada. i got some on line, but i am in tx. i am lazy on cap. letters."
May 31, 2010
Dan Fiorito commented on James Pratt's photo
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"On my last trip to Minneapolis I managed to find one! Also managed to pickup a Ridgid JP0610 Jointer for a steal of a deal, $299.00!! Heck of a unit for the money. Then I came back to Canada and picked up a new General Hybrid table saw, the one with…"
May 30, 2010
James Pratt replied to KregRep's discussion 'Introducing the all-new kregtool.com!'
"Love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And finally we can buy direct. Great Job."
May 26, 2010
James Pratt replied to KregRep's discussion '2010 Kreg Product Catalog'
"Very Nice! Just like the Toy Catalogs at christmas when we were kids. ( I want that, and that, and that.............)"
May 14, 2010
James Pratt replied to Sean's discussion 'Will this site soon disappear?'
"Kreg Rep, Job well done. Congratulations on 10k, James "
May 4, 2010
James Pratt commented on James Pratt's photo
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"Bob, Welcome to the community. Glad this was of some help."
Apr 28, 2010

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