Hmmmm---A power boat???What's next OLD SHOES?What's with the photos of objects that have nothing to do with wood-working, skill building, or the use of KREG tools to build a product?GEEZ---what's…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Boutwell Nov 6, 2014.
Thanks for posting the photos.
It appears to be an issue with the wood itself---
the fractures appear to have occured right in the grainline---
(grain separation), and if a knot is in close proximity.
I've had this happen to me, on a…"
"I personally prefer the clamp on the front side, as in a K3 & K5.
The K4 has the clamping lever on the back side---difficult to ready access when working with larger panels.
I prefer the adjustable clamping pressure that can be achieved on the…"
"I have several Kreg pocket hole drilling jigs.
The K3 Master, had the K4 (prefer the K3 with the handle at the front),
the R3, the mini, the micro, HD jig and the Foreman.
Each have specific uses and useful for their intended purpose---
""Klamping is KEY" ", so as to hold the parts together when installing the screws.
Klamp firmly in place, to prevent movement.
When joining beveled joints, I generally use other fastening methods vs pocket holes and screws;
so as to…"
I have the K3---
bought the K4---got rid of it---
I like the K3 better than the K4,
because of the front locking handle design.
Re chicken coops---
I haven't built one in a lot of years.
It's a pretty simple build though, when…"
Thank you Ken for the suggestions I was actually trying to decide between the K4 and the K5 but was leaning towards the K4, I've got the basic frame design for my work bench and I'm probably going to use metal diamond plate but the ladder for shelves idea I am definitely doing and also the fire hydrant water dispenser those were great ideas that I'll definitely use and I was going to put an emblem on it but was going to paint it but your idea to chisel it is a much better way to do it. Thank you for the ideas I just can't wait to be able to start making my bench at least I'll have a few months to design it while my arm heals.
Yes it does , but no it is counter top edge remenant . thanks for consern I have several different patterns of this material .I ve made several kitcheen stands and islands of this different material. Find it at Menards in the shelving department advertised as discontinued shelving. Very nice and cheap material. thanks Cecil