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I have a question - I need your input
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I have almost completed construction of the Shop Vacuum Cart (I have attached a link to the plans which are available on the Kreg website.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by brinda Ashley Feb 15.

What is it?
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I am trying to determine the name of a piece of specialty hardware. It consist of a screw at one end and a bolt at the other. You screw the hardware into a piece of wood and then you leave the bolt…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Mar 4, 2018.

Substitute for right angle clamps
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Tomorrow I will begin constructing the Shop Vacuum Cart found on the Kreg "Build Something," website. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ed McGugan Aug 12, 2018.

Cabinet for a bench top drill press
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I am somewhat new to this so bear with me. This is the first project I have attempted to engineer myself.I am making a cabinet for a bench top drill press. The finished cabinet will be 23-3/4" square…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Meyer Apr 28, 2014.

 

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Waynesmith replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'I have a question - I need your input'
"I think your solution to the problem is that you should go for Porter-Cable CMB15 because it's portable and can be carried anywhere also it's very amazing because i have used it personally. i have also read a post where they have…"
Feb 13
Ed McGugan replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'Substitute for right angle clamps'
"Good question really. Had to use 5 clamps of various kinds and sizes yesterday! Was joining oak rails for a face frame. Like to use glue on these joints and they want to move a little. The plywood corner square/clamp looks great. Will definitely…"
Aug 12, 2018
cforakis replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'Substitute for right angle clamps'
"Lovely DIY video, Thanks Jack!"
Jul 21, 2018
Jack Anderson replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'Substitute for right angle clamps'
Mar 14, 2018
Glen S replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'Substitute for right angle clamps'
"Line up your joints & shoot some 1 1/4" brads into the adjoining piece. Then run the screws in. It's just a shop vac cart."
Mar 7, 2018
Ken Kortch replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'Substitute for right angle clamps'
"Another approach I've seen on a youtube video about building cabinets is to drill the pocket holes, and then use a pin nailer to hold the material in place while you insert the pocket hole screws. They really just keep the material from…"
Mar 7, 2018
Michael Meyer replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'Substitute for right angle clamps'
"That is slick. I went out and built a smaller version. I will build the larger version next week (after I purchase a couple of sheets of birch baltic for another project."
Mar 6, 2018
Scott replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'Substitute for right angle clamps'
"There are countless ways to help with clamping / holding the pieces together during assembly. Here's one from a search on "corner clamping plans" ... Wood magazine - Right-angle brace - Izzy Swan also has a couple of ideas too…"
Mar 4, 2018
Scott replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'What is it?'
"These are often referred to as hanger bolts. Commonly used with top/leg mounting plates And corner leg / apron brackets Bonus round - the fastener that has the coarse threads on both ends is known as a dowel screw"
Mar 4, 2018
Cecil W Ott replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'What is it?'
"     I believe they  are  called water  closet bolts  used for  mounting  toilet  stools to the floor"
Mar 2, 2018
Tim Grace replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'I have a question - I need your input'
"On my larger compressor, I attached a line to the drain valve to route the moisture out of the shop.  I had to change out the valve (I went to a 90° throw ball valve instead of one that I had to turn a million times to fully open) to affix…"
Feb 27, 2018
Glen S replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'I have a question - I need your input'
"And an elbow to push the air back under the cart to keep from blowing floor dust in your face."
Feb 24, 2018
justin waldron replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'I have a question - I need your input'
"I think your idea would work, but to keep the plywood away from moisture, how about drilling a 2" hole for the relief valve and installing a 2" PVC ring that would protect the plywood?"
Feb 24, 2018
Michael Meyer posted a discussion

I have a question - I need your input

I have almost completed construction of the Shop Vacuum Cart (I have attached a link to the plans which are available on the Kreg website. Shop%20Vacuum%20Cart%20with%20Built%20In%20Storage.pdf) I am very impressed with how the cart is proceeding. I am convinced it is going to be a big asset to my shop…See More
Feb 24, 2018
Ken Darga replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'What is it?'
Feb 4, 2018
Don Foley replied to Michael Meyer's discussion 'What is it?'
"Michael, Its called a hanger bolt Don"
Feb 3, 2018

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig K4
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Intermediate Woodworker
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kregtool.com
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Nothing interesting - pretty routine and boring!

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