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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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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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Started by R.J. Foster in Miscellaneous Dec 4.

Edge Joining 2" Boards 1 Reply

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 Brad Martin Dec 1.

What type screw to use for Black Walnut 2 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

Started by Duane Heda in Other Kreg® Products. Last reply by Duane Heda Dec 1.

Working in carport? 2 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 Darrell Wertz Dec 4.

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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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