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Jerrod McCrary
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Drill for pocket hole screws
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I was able to just recently get started building some stuff.  Had my kreg jig about a year before I was able to really use it.  My other projects with it has been few and far between.  I built a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerrod McCrary yesterday.

Work Bench DOs and DONTs Planing to build one
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I planing on building a workbench and Gary Roofner posted this link: …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerrod McCrary Mar 12, 2013.

Building a table - use poplar or soft maple
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I am going to build a table for my kids and wanted to see what others thought or had experience with.  I guess I have it narrowed down to poplar or soft maple.  Most of what I have read seems like…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken Darga Mar 15, 2013.

Older Craftsman Table Saw, 3HP
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Someone has this older model craftsman table saw for sale, and I was wandering what any of yall thought about it?  It is 3 hp but I have heard that sears hp rating can be a little overrated.  What…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Jan 19, 2013.

 

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Jerrod McCrary replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Drill for pocket hole screws'
"Thanks so much for the info and for adding numbers and pics.  I like Milwaukee stuff and I have alot of their stuff.  "
yesterday
Ken Darga replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Drill for pocket hole screws'
"Jerrod, I've been using the Milwaukee M12 drill-driver, since it came on the market. GREAT tool---it works EXCELLENT for driving screws. Nice and compact---light weight---has plenty of driving torque--- dials down to a very low torque setting…"
yesterday
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Drill for pocket hole screws

I was able to just recently get started building some stuff.  Had my kreg jig about a year before I was able to really use it.  My other projects with it has been few and far between.  I built a kitchen island and noticed that the big 18v drill i had ran into problems with me final assembly.   Are the 12v lithium drills good for installing the pocket screws.  I got a Milwaukee corded drill and love it for drilling the pocket holes because the 18v didnt make clean holes and battery died pretty…See More
yesterday
Ken Darga replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Building a table - use poplar or soft maple'
"Jerrod, Thanks for your reply. "
Mar 15, 2013
Jerrod McCrary replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Building a table - use poplar or soft maple'
"Thanks for the info Ken and I will use that sealer.  I thought i had replied but I guess I forgot to hit the  add reply last time.  Appreciate all the info everyone."
Mar 15, 2013
Jerrod McCrary replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Work Bench DOs and DONTs Planing to build one'
"Thanks for all the great ideas.  I know what you mean about those hospital doors.  My dad used them for the roof on an oversized dog house he built when I was younger, they had a cut out where a window used to be but those were some heavy…"
Mar 12, 2013
Ken Darga replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Work Bench DOs and DONTs Planing to build one'
"I'd make the bench, with an overhang on each end, so as to facilitate an all purpose bench vise. A woodworkers vise at the front. Drawers are handy, to store tools. Shelving is also beneficial, whether behind doors or open. A…"
Mar 11, 2013
Alan Shotts replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Work Bench DOs and DONTs Planing to build one'
"I picked up a couple of doors from a hospital remodel a few years ago. They were almost 4 feet wide and 2 1/4" thick solid core doors. They weighed a ton, but made rock solid, dead flat, work table tops. The only thing I had to do was cut a…"
Mar 11, 2013
jason black replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Building a table - use poplar or soft maple'
"i used poplar on quite a few projects cheap and easy to work with in my experience. it takes paint well. ive only stained poplar once but i didnt seem to have any issues staining it.  "
Mar 10, 2013
Ken Darga replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Building a table - use poplar or soft maple'
"PS--- Poplar can range in color from whitish to greenish--- sometimes can be found in a single board piece. Poplar not a suitable choice for staining."
Mar 9, 2013
Ken Darga replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Building a table - use poplar or soft maple'
"zinsser products are good. They offer a variety. Select the one described, that is most suitable for your needs. I'd chose the Zinsser 00904 B-I-N Shellac Base Primer and Sealer Stain Killer, for your project cited…"
Mar 9, 2013
Jerrod McCrary replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Work Bench DOs and DONTs Planing to build one'
"Thanks guys for the comments, I like all of yalls ideas.  I can see putting in drawers and using peg board for storage.  I got some countertops from work that I may try out as my table top.  Also, I am going to have my miter saw on it…"
Mar 9, 2013
Jerrod McCrary replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Building a table - use poplar or soft maple'
"Ken, What type of seal would you recommend?  I have never sealed anything before painting, I have always done more stuff on house contruction and decks, than furniture projects and finishing."
Mar 9, 2013
Jerrod McCrary replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Building a table - use poplar or soft maple'
"I havent checked on prices but reading others say that the price difference was nominal.  I have never worked with either I dont think anyways, I bought an aspen panel from lowes about two years ago to finish off a toy box for my daughter and…"
Mar 9, 2013
james wilhelm replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Work Bench DOs and DONTs Planing to build one'
"Jerrod , welcome to the community , sounds like you are ready to build your basic work bench !!! Hope to see some pictures of your bench and other projects you have built in the future  !!  This is a good site to get Ideas and advice from…"
Mar 8, 2013
justin waldron replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Building a table - use poplar or soft maple'
"There are some vanities that I built using Maple that I painted, I have painted Poplar too and they both take paint great, so go with the cheaper, Poplar!  Soft Maple is hard to stain unless you spray it using HVLP spray gun and a water based…"
Mar 8, 2013

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Which Kreg Jig® or Kreg Products do you own?
Kreg Jig®, Kreg Jig® Master System, Micro-Pocket Drill Guide
How would you describe yourself?
Advanced DIY'er
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your shop/home?
Always see something I need.

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