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Kreg screw vs biscuits
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OK, I am new to Kreg--got a kit for Christmas from my daughter.  My usual practice in joining 1" boards, edge to edge, was using #20 biscuits and glue, which has been satisfactory  so far.  What is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Denny de Baltz Jan 25, 2012.

 

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"Not sure how to put pool table plans online--send me your snailmail address and I'll send you plans, courtesy of US Post Office.  Send address to me direct at F7FDriver@gmail.com Bob Dahlberg"
May 11, 2012
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"Nice looking table, any chance you could post plans online?  Ken "
May 10, 2012
Al Theroux left a comment for Bob Dahlberg
" Bob;  Thank you so much for the plans, I really appreciate it.               Al"
Feb 29, 2012
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"Al--send me your street address and I'll send you what plans I have.  Bob"
Feb 17, 2012
Al Theroux commented on Bob Dahlberg's album
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"Looks great!! i would be very interested in aquiring plans for this or something similar. can you give me any help? This is the first poker table i've seen that i really like."
Feb 17, 2012
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"Very nice. I'm looking to make a table soon."
Jan 31, 2012
Denny de Baltz replied to Bob Dahlberg's discussion 'Kreg screw vs biscuits'
"Bob, I'm glad my comment was of used to you! Good luck and post pictures of all your progress if you can find the time to do so!"
Jan 25, 2012
Richard Sands replied to Bob Dahlberg's discussion 'Kreg screw vs biscuits'
"Colonel, I am also new to the Kreg system.  I have found good information in the Kreg K3 Manual.  Kreg is revising it into a K4 Manual but I do not see that online yet.  So, I suggest looking at the Kreg K3 Manual most of which…"
Jan 24, 2012
Bob Dahlberg replied to Bob Dahlberg's discussion 'Kreg screw vs biscuits'
"Best response I received--you hit the nail on the head (is that a woodworker's cliche?) when you mentioned the most difficult task of clamping the octagonal surfaces of the table.    Thank you.  Bob "
Jan 24, 2012
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Jan 24, 2012
Denny de Baltz replied to Bob Dahlberg's discussion 'Kreg screw vs biscuits'
"If you're building the octagon style poker table I would go with the Kreg Jig, that way you don't have to be so creative with getting good solid clamping pressure at odd angles. You could probably build an octagon with in a half an hour of…"
Jan 23, 2012
Bob Dahlberg replied to Bob Dahlberg's discussion 'Kreg screw vs biscuits'
"Thanks.  I would like to look at the link.  I am now in process of building 4 poker tables, somewhat modeled after the one I posted on this service.  My poker buddies want them.  Most difficult part is getting a tabletop, glued…"
Jan 22, 2012
Rick replied to Bob Dahlberg's discussion 'Kreg screw vs biscuits'
"This is both good and bad.  Biscuits align well up-and-down, and that is their strength.   Biscuits also allow side-to-side movements which really helps to speed up assembly.  At times I have used both biscuits and pocket holes,…"
Jan 22, 2012
Jens Jensen replied to Bob Dahlberg's discussion 'Kreg screw vs biscuits'
"With biscuits there really is no wiggle  room form alignment ,I no that for a factor."
Jan 22, 2012
Kerry Drake replied to Bob Dahlberg's discussion 'Kreg screw vs biscuits'
"Well, you don't need to use clamps, so its faster.  I think its easier than biscuts myself, but I have used both within the last 2 months."
Jan 21, 2012

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Retired LtCol USMC-combat fighter pilot WW II and Korea

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At 11:24am on February 29, 2012, Al Theroux said…

 Bob;

 Thank you so much for the plans, I really appreciate it.

              Al

 
 
 

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