"I purchased a Saw Stop PCS 3hp in the summer of 2010 & would rate it @ 5 out of 5. It's hard to say wat I like most about it, so I would have to say "everything". The accuracy, ease of blade change, the quick release for the…"
"Hi Ken - yeah, this time of year we're all busier than cat..... well you know. Just a suggestion on the shorter screws is i've had pretty decent luck with SPAX and they are easily available.
Cheers and Merry Xmas"
My comments, about smaller pocket hole joinery, noted above, are some wishful thinking.
I've used lots of wood screws in #2 & #4, from 1/4'' to 1/2'', on miniature projects.
I'll have to give this more…"
"Hi Ken - A few months ago I was whining about not being able to get Kreg screws in coarse thread/3/4" length. The Kreg rep came in and pointed out that with the bare shank needed to make the screw pull the parts together, there wasn't much…"
Re Pocket Screw Joinery---
Nothing fancy---just follow Kregs instructions, with a little fine tuning, here and there, and as circumstances arise.
I have several projects in the works that I would like to use Kreg screws in #4 & #6…"
"Started back in the mid 50's, helping my Dad build our new house.
My Dad and Granddad--- were excellent wood crafters.
They could build anything---wood carvings, furniture, houses, all types and sizes of buildings, barns and more.
if you're experiencing small tear-out, from the saw blade, while cutting plywood with a circular saw,
place a strip of masking tape, over the targeted cut line---
press the tape firmly in place, (I use a small…"
"Thanks for your responses. I just need to work at it - and get a good straight edge.
I also have problems getting things square - any thoughts on how to improve in that area? I'm okay with small things but the bigger the projects…"