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  • Chesapeake, VA
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help with countertop support
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i’m finishing up my laundry room redo; i’ve mounted RTA cabinets (bought before i knew how to build a cabinet!), and built the base cabinet with pull out drawers that fits between the washer and…Continue

Tags: base, cabinet, laundry, drawers, out

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glen S Jan 29.

using kreg shelf pin drilling jig
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building a custom closet and before i begin, ordered both the 1/4" and 5mm jigs to try out.on plywood, using a slower speed, i get nice, clean holes with very little to no tearout. but the solid wood…Continue

Tags: jig, drilling, pin, shelf

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trace Farthing Jan 29.

GRRRRRRR!!!! kind of off topic
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I know none of my fellow wood workers, however experienced, would never do this but for my fellow female woodworkers:I'm in the garage trying to align the riving knife on my table saw, working on…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Leveques Dec 30, 2015.

Kreg Featherboard
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bought this today, and for the life of me i CAN NOT make it stay still in the T channel on my table saw...tried putting a washer between the flat head of the bolt and the channel, no luck.tried…Continue

Tags: featherboard

Started this discussion. Last reply by carol May 28, 2015.

 

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Corner TV stand

about 60" wide, 20" deep, 24" tallpine
Dec 23, 2016
carol replied to Dave's discussion 'Screw thread & Drawer Slides'
"have to agree about using the fine screws; i would only use them in hardwoods. they're just not made for ply or soft woods. in my experience with drawer slides (having said my share of bad words while working with them), the front setback will…"
Dec 20, 2016
carol posted photos
Dec 20, 2016
Steve Castillo commented on carol's album
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Twin Storage Bed with Drawers

"Hi, what a great job!! Do you happen to have plans?"
Dec 14, 2015
carol replied to Gary roofner's discussion 'What kind of wood is this'
"I thought it looked like a birch veneer."
Sep 27, 2015
carol replied to Jack Haskins, Jr.'s discussion 'Wood glue. Are some better than others?'
"Jay, tell me more about the dye you use pls. I can find the resin, np, but not sure what sort of dye to look for. Thx!"
Jun 19, 2015
carol replied to Jack Haskins, Jr.'s discussion 'Micro jig compared to the regular size'
"I made a little doggie trough for our pup using the micro on 1/2" plywood. What was really nice was that the holes are so much smaller, and you can use smaller screws.  I've used my standard jig on the same 1/2" stock but it gets…"
Jun 19, 2015
carol replied to Jack Haskins, Jr.'s discussion 'Wood glue. Are some better than others?'
"i'd like to add what i was able to do with my knotty pine kitchen countertops. while it might not be the info you're looking for, i think it might be worth a mention. several of my TIG 1x6 boards had gorgeous dark brown knots, but a few…"
Jun 18, 2015
carol commented on Todd Willis's photo
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Cooler stands

"wow!! these are awesome! i gotta make one! love the attention to detail with the color of the bottle opener :-) oh, one question; when you drill a hole in the unit to run your tap, are you drilling through the bottom or the side? it appears to be…"
Jun 18, 2015
carol left a comment for james wilhelm
"hey jim, still working on how to fix the top of the grilling station a few ideas: a. laminate 3 layers of 3/16 birch plywood, waterproof it with epoxy, then glue the metal to the lvl. the 4 layers altogether will be the exact height of the…"
Jun 18, 2015
james wilhelm left a comment for carol
"Hi Carol, just wondering how you fixed  the top frame and metal plate on your grilling station , JIM !!"
Jun 18, 2015
carol commented on carol's album
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grilling station, cedar

"i will never, never again use plans from someone else that i haven't tested. obviously, these particular plans were designed in sketchup, but it looked like someone actually made one of these table in the photos that go along with the…"
Jun 18, 2015
carol posted a photo

grilling station

from kreg free monthly plans
Jun 18, 2015
carol replied to KregRep's discussion 'FREE Project Plan of the Month: Grilling Station'
"i'm in the middle of this build, and have come across a problem.  built the sides and shelves according to plan. when it came to the top, however, the plan doesn't call for leaving the top frame just proud of the 2x2 3/4"…"
Jun 17, 2015
carol left a comment for Mike Atencio
"Boy, how i wish i had plans! I made all the pieces up as i went along. Spent an inordinate amount of time just staring, just trying to picture the next step :) just now building my first piece using a plan...it's a world of difference! All my…"
Jun 17, 2015
Mike Atencio left a comment for carol
"Ilike that bed. and tables. What plans did you use? I'm going to make Victorian furniture for my 1888 home."
Jun 17, 2015

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig® K4, Micro-Pocket™ Drill Guide
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?
I LOVE making sawdust! Was my own G.C., and now I'm learning how to make furniture to fit the home I built :-)

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At 9:33pm on June 18, 2015, james wilhelm said…

Hi Carol, just wondering how you fixed  the top frame and metal plate on your grilling station , JIM !!

At 9:49am on June 17, 2015, Mike Atencio said…

Ilike that bed. and tables. What plans did you use? I'm going to make Victorian furniture for my 1888 home.

At 9:41am on February 19, 2015, Bill said…
Wanting to do something similar to that for the grandchildren. Do you have any plans for this? Thanks and you did a great job on the bed. I am sure the drawers filled up quickly.
 
 
 

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