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.
Make your own shop-made clamping & assembly workbench.........Kreg Klamp Tracklocate several of these units, banked side-by-side, to the desired depth of your top.Make a work-top base from 3/4"…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Suzy Nov 13, 2014.
Lots of people out there trying to make a better mouse trap.
I wouldn't leave home in a big hurry to go out and buy a "wiz".
My preferred method is to use a simple straight edge guide and/or a dado/rabbet routing jig.
"Make test cuts on a suitable piece of scrap wood.
Then transfer the "cut edge" on the test piece, to a marked line on your table saw surface.
Use a machinist "scribe" to obtain a very fine line, of .005" wide.
It is common practice with many OEMs to "glue" vs tape the flaps closed.
Gluing is more cost effective and more efficient.
Tape is another expense.
Taped box problems:
1. If or when the corner of the tape is not securely bonded to…"
I'm with you on that.
I've gotten many requests like, "I want to field test this or want to field test that...", or "I want to be your field tester", or, "I want to be your rep", or the like.
An experienced skilled wood worker can tell the difference with only giving the equipment a cursor glance.
If one can't afford it, then it's too expensive for them---go the less costly route.
Use simple woodworking hand tools.
Set up your shop to your liking.
If you ask 5 different wood workers, you may get 5 different answers.
What works for one, may not be for you.
I’ve perused several different plan layouts, published in various…"
Before you proceed---
check the thickness of each item---
deduct the dimension, of the objects you want to install,
from the thickness of the top.
What's your result?
Do you have adequate material left, after your route the top?
If you want to give the piece a different appeal, you could add some 1/8" long 1/4" dowels, in strategic locations. The dowel ends can be painted, a darker color, pressed/tapped in place, flush with the surrounding…"
"Rabbeting Router Bit.
Available from Rockler, Freud, and other router bit suppliers.
Various bearing diameters, to facilitate rabbet depths.
The bits can be used in a router table, as well as in hand held router.
I prefer to use the router table.
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