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2x4 help
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I am building a work bench. I am using 2x4 for the frame. I will be using a 3/4 inch MDF for the top. What screws and settings do I need to use to attach the 3/4 inch top to the 2x4 frame?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trent Jan 31.

 

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Trent replied to Trent's discussion '2x4 help'
"Thank you guys!"
Jan 31
Ken Kortch replied to Trent's discussion '2x4 help'
"I assumed that the pocket hole would be drilled though the horizontal 2x4's by using a Kreg Jig depth setting of 1-1/2 inches - which should result in the screw coming out at the center of the top of the 2x4. Set the drill bit collar for the…"
Jan 31
Ken Darga replied to Trent's discussion '2x4 help'
"Trent, PS---get that job done quickly and head to Saguaro Lake for some crappie fishing.  "
Jan 30
Ken Darga replied to Trent's discussion '2x4 help'
"Screws 1-1/4" long. Pocket hold drill guide---set for 3/4" stock. Drill the pocket holes in the 2x4 stock. Route the screw thru the pocket hole into the 3/4" material."
Jan 30
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2x4 help

I am building a work bench. I am using 2x4 for the frame. I will be using a 3/4 inch MDF for the top. What screws and settings do I need to use to attach the 3/4 inch top to the 2x4 frame?
Jan 30

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