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Concealed hinge jig
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is there one brand of hinges that work better with the jig than others, about to start on my doors. Thanks MichaelContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Brennan Oct 4.

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.

 

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Robert Brennan replied to Michael B's discussion 'Concealed hinge jig'
"Helo Michael, When you decide on the hinges make sure you get a complete set and check the distance from the cup to the edge as there are variations in the spacing requirements as the styles change and manufacturers vary. I would suggest you make a…"
Oct 4
Laura replied to Michael B's discussion 'Concealed hinge jig'
"I have used Blum and love them. I do not buy any other hinge/slide/etc. the jig align the screws for the cup side only not the clip. The jig does not help with the clip part"
Sep 27
Edward Weitsman replied to Michael B's discussion 'Concealed hinge jig'
"Hi, I've tried multiple, but one thing is to remember... The pilot holes for the screws are not often where the jig places them. You need to check with the hinge where to drill the pilot holes. Other than that - all concealed hinges I believe…"
Sep 19
Michael B posted a discussion

Concealed hinge jig

is there one brand of hinges that work better with the jig than others, about to start on my doors. Thanks MichaelSee More
Sep 3
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

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig K5
How would you describe yourself?
Intermediate DIY'er
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
Love Woodworking

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Puzzle Caddy/Board

Hello All - I'm looking for a plan for a puzzle caddy to replace the frail cardboard ones we've used in the past...large main area and two smaller sorting/storing trays. If anyone has such a plan or has seen one someplace, I'd love to hear about…Continue

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Edge Joining 2" Boards 2 Replies

Hi Everyone,I appreciate all the threads on the community. I've got to use this more, you guys are great.I got my hands on some beautiful ambrosia poplar, 2 inches thick, that I want to join for a desk/counter top. Using the 2.5 inch screws and…Continue

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Started by brian lazenby in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by michael dunn yesterday.

What type screw to use for Black Walnut 3 Replies

I have some 2" x 6" Black Walnut and need some 2 1/2" screws. To best of my knowledge Walnut is a hardwood so I need to use fine thread screws. However I can not find that length of Fine thread screws on Kregs website. Does anyone know where I can…Continue

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Working in carport? 4 Replies

I share a large shop with a friend at his house, but, for the last couple years I have hardly been there to work on anything.I have moved a lot of the duplicate tools into my carport and have been working there.Does anyone else work in the…Continue

Started by Steven Brown in Miscellaneous. Last reply by Steven Brown yesterday.

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Kreg Project Center Work Station

The Kreg Project Center is great by itself, but 2 KPC's are better than 1 when you want to set up a 12 ft. work station in a couple minutes.…

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Posted by Glenn Revheim on April 5, 2018 at 5:57am — 4 Comments

Festool Domino 500

The first thing I will do is set price aside and focus on the tool and why I bought the Domino. 

      I have orders for a few dining tables and chairs.  I have made one prototype chair, while I have all the tools to make angled…

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Posted by justin waldron on April 2, 2018 at 5:46am

Kreg Foreman

I have built many kitchens and finally decided to buy the Foreman, because my latest kitchen consisted of 28 cabinets and I was over my hand hurting from all the drilling, moving the clamp etc., it seemed like a smart choice.

The…

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Kreg K5 Jig Review

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