"Hi Peter. Roger here from Brissy. In Melbourne is a mob called Just Screws. They are really good quality as Bunnings stuff twist off in hardwoods even if pre drilled sometimes. Just google and they send out to you. I got myself a assorted box at…"
"Well written and at your age still doing these jobs. Hope I'm that agile when I get there. Here in Down Under it's slightly warmer so I must go find your type of winter to do these projects it seems as most of the time I wipe the sweat out…"
All depends on what you wish to do. I have a lot of wood working tools because I built most everything for myself and others. I reckon the first thing to build is a solid work bench. For that a handsaw is good enough but it's difficult…"
"Welcome John. I'm from Russell Island Qld. Cutting straight. Now thats something that is practice and if cutting by circular saw using all sorts of straight edges. Just google "cutting straight with a saw" and there are heaps of…"
Roger from Russell Island Qld. Enjoy the journey of sawdust making. You are on the right track. Get the best tools you can afford. You won't be sorry. An hours research (usually my hour turns to 5) will give never ending pleasure.…"
Welcome but I am also one of the newbies. Live on Russell Island Brisbane Qld and recently bought the box set that was on special. Looks good on my shelf and I even dust it off on occasion as I've yet to make the time to make…"
"I wonder if I give Carbatec their imperial system back if Kreg would send me a metric system. Maybe to confusing for Carbatec. I have read that there are conversion charts to which I agree but then there is a greater chance of mistakes being made…"
I always search for the old cast iron larger tools like the table saw, planers and thicknesers as well as band saws. Pick them up for next to nothing and they are quality. Never wear and if the motor goes just put in a new one. And boy, they are…"
"Reading that Kreg has a MM system I am disappointed Carbatec. You sent me an imperial set. Can't you guys get something spot on. Why on earth do we have to find out via America Kreg that a metric system is available. A comment from you would be…"
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
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
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
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
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.