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Terry Ellis
  • Fort Wayne, IN
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Right angle clamp question
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The right angle clamp states that it has a 5" reach, but can anyone tell me how much it can span?I need to attach a 2x4 rail (through piece) to a 5" leg (receiving piece)I'm not sure if the clamp…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by KregCS Dec 4, 2017.

Joining softwood to hardwood
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I've not been able to find information on how to do the following:I'm building a table base. The legs are 5" square hard wood (receiving piece) the rails are 1.5" pine (through piece)Since I'm…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mik Etn Dec 15, 2017.

 

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Mik Etn replied to Terry Ellis's discussion 'Joining softwood to hardwood'
"If wax is not available, try rubbing the screw-threads through a block of soap."
Dec 15, 2017
Glen S replied to Terry Ellis's discussion 'Joining softwood to hardwood'
"Screw wax goes a long way in hardwoods. Don't ask me how I found out!! LOL"
Dec 5, 2017
KregCS replied to Terry Ellis's discussion 'Right angle clamp question'
"Terry,  Ken would be correct in the actual opening size from the pad to the tip.  However, since the tip will be in the pocket hole itself it will give you the 5" reach our website states.  However, with the project you are…"
Dec 4, 2017
KregCS replied to Terry Ellis's discussion 'Joining softwood to hardwood'
"Terry,  Depending on the density of the hardwood you are using, the coarse threaded screws should work.  However, it could cause your material to split.  A safer option would be to set the jig up for 3/4" material and then use…"
Dec 4, 2017
Ken Kortch replied to Terry Ellis's discussion 'Right angle clamp question'
"I have the Automaxx version, and the span from the pad to the tip of the round pocket hole end is 4-5/16 inches."
Dec 3, 2017
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Nov 30, 2017
Terry Ellis replied to Terry Ellis's discussion 'Joining softwood to hardwood'
"Here's the response from support for future reference Thank you for contacting Kreg Tool! Unfortunately, we do not have a 2-1/2" Fine Thread screw for thicker hardwood material. In cases like this you would want to use the 2-1/2"…"
Nov 30, 2017

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig K4/K4MS, Accu-Cut, Rip-Cut, Shelf Pin Jig, Kreg Screws, Pocket-Hole Plugs, Face Clamps
How would you describe yourself?
Intermediate DIYer
How did you learn about the Kreg Owners' Community?
Internet Search
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
My wife runs a youth theatre company which is why I got into woodworking, to build set pieces

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