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Cabinet construction
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I want to build some cabinets for my laundry room and the width inside of the cabinet will be 32.75, is that too wide a span for shelves with no center support? I was going to use shelf pins for the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by justin waldron Mar 26.

Pneumatic conversion pocket hole
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Does anybody have a parts list to change the pocket hole rear clamp to pneumatic conversion. I hate having to reach around back to clamp the piece. I bet if Kreg offer a reasonable priced kit it…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by KregCS Feb 19.

Design help
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I need the help and ideas of the woodworking gurus out here, I have a space between the bed and headboard that keeps stealing my pillows and need to close it off. I thought about pocket holes in some…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Brennan Oct 6, 2017.

Holes for shelf
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I am putting some bead board about 2/3 up the wall and want to top it with a 1x4 shelf. The wall are just about 5 foot long in an L. They will have support on the ends but could I put a couple of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glen S May 26, 2017.

 

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justin waldron replied to Michael B's discussion 'Cabinet construction'
"I agree with Glen, edge them with solid wood and you'll be fine."
Mar 26
Reg Craft replied to Michael B's discussion 'Cabinet construction'
"I have a wide cabinet (48") and used 3/4" ply with 1" x 1/8" angle iron, front and back, on full-width shelf supports.  No problems as yet."
Mar 20
Glen S replied to Michael B's discussion 'Cabinet construction'
"3/4" ply with solid edging on front & back. Every couple years flip em."
Mar 13
Ken Kortch replied to Michael B's discussion 'Cabinet construction'
"Search for the "Sagulator". It calculates deflection (sage) of a wide range of materials."
Mar 12
Michael B posted a discussion

Cabinet construction

I want to build some cabinets for my laundry room and the width inside of the cabinet will be 32.75, is that too wide a span for shelves with no center support? I was going to use shelf pins for the adjust-ability. ThanksSee More
Mar 12
KregCS replied to Michael B's discussion 'Pneumatic conversion pocket hole'
"Michael, I'm sorry to inform you that we do not offer a kit like you are referring to.  I have heard of our customer's doing this but they did not supply us with a list of parts to do so.  If you do decide to do this, please…"
Feb 19
Roy Coulman replied to Michael B's discussion 'Pneumatic conversion pocket hole'
"Michael, that's a great idea and I may think about converting my K4 to pneumatic.  A small cylinder is available for less than $20, with a 2" stroke, double-acting.  A double-acting foot switch would be the best way to operate it…"
Feb 19
Michael B posted a discussion

Pneumatic conversion pocket hole

Does anybody have a parts list to change the pocket hole rear clamp to pneumatic conversion. I hate having to reach around back to clamp the piece. I bet if Kreg offer a reasonable priced kit it would sell. No I cant afford a Foreman for my home shop.Thanks MichaelSee More
Feb 13
Robert Brennan replied to Michael B's discussion 'Design help'
"Ok I will quietly await a result."
Oct 6, 2017
Michael B replied to Michael B's discussion 'Design help'
"I have a plan in my head it just hasn't made it to the wood yet, I will post some pics when finished."
Oct 6, 2017
Ken Darga replied to Michael B's discussion 'Design help'
"Perhaps he's still sleeping on it."
Oct 6, 2017
Robert Brennan replied to Michael B's discussion 'Design help'
"Buy a bigger pillow !! P.S. Did you find a solution?"
Oct 6, 2017
Ken Darga replied to Michael B's discussion 'Design help'
"Hi Mike, Thanks for posting a photo. Here's what I'd do, to make it simple and yet effective. Make an "L" shaped structure, to cover the opening. A horizontal member and a verticle member. Leg size "L" shape to…"
Sep 12, 2017
Trace Farthing replied to Michael B's discussion 'Design help'
"Whether you use pocket screws or something else, hide them with plugs painted or stained to match the piece."
Sep 12, 2017
Michael B replied to Michael B's discussion 'Design help'
"Sorry forgot photo"
Sep 7, 2017
Michael B posted a discussion

Design help

I need the help and ideas of the woodworking gurus out here, I have a space between the bed and headboard that keeps stealing my pillows and need to close it off. I thought about pocket holes in some cleats and just lay a board in there. Or maybe order some tracks for sliding doors. I need to be able to get back there for all the stuff plugged in. It's a waterbed so no moving it to screw stuff from behind, so all has to be mounted from the front gap. Let's hear the words of great wisdom. Thanks…See More
Sep 7, 2017

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Kreg Jig K5
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Intermediate DIY'er
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Love Woodworking

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