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Is there a way to fasten a 1 x4 x 6 to a 1 x 4 x 10 on top of each other using the Kreg jig?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by james e thompson Apr 2, 2014.

screw sizes and different size wood
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what screw would one use to fasten 1" wood to 2" wood?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wendy Ratcliff Dec 6, 2014.

 

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Wendy Ratcliff replied to james e thompson's discussion 'screw sizes and different size wood'
"Hi - I would use 1 1/2" screws, but 2" might work in that application since you are going into a thicker piece of wood - best to test on a couple of scrap pieces first."
Dec 6, 2014
Nobull56 replied to james e thompson's discussion 'screw sizes and different size wood'
"I too was unsure of screw sizing! So I bought a Kreg Screw Chart (wheel) on E-bay for around $10. Now I can find it fast!"
Dec 5, 2014
Suzy replied to james e thompson's discussion 'screw sizes and different size wood'
Dec 1, 2014
Ken Darga replied to james e thompson's discussion 'screw sizes and different size wood'
"http://kregjig.ning.com/main/search/search?q=chart lots of info contained herein, Glen."
Nov 21, 2014
Ken Darga replied to james e thompson's discussion 'screw sizes and different size wood'
"Try the "search" field--- located in the upper RH corner of this page. http://kregjig.ning.com/main/search/search?q=joining+two+different+thicknesses Several discussions are comments contained herein."
Nov 21, 2014
Glen Luttrell replied to james e thompson's discussion 'screw sizes and different size wood'
"I'm using the Kreg jig and fastening two 3/4" red oak boards to make a table top.  I assume I will need a fine thread screw but I'm unsure on the screw size.  Can someone help me one please?  Thanks for your time.  "
Nov 21, 2014
Suzy replied to james e thompson's discussion 'screw sizes and different size wood'
"I saw a video somewhere about this very question.  It showed how to join two different thicknesses of wood and how to decide what screw you needed.  I have searched online for it and cannot find it.  Does anyone know where that is?"
Nov 21, 2014
Ken Darga replied to james e thompson's discussion 'screw sizes and different size wood'
"Tim, Thanks for your thank you, and timely reply. Happy building."
Nov 14, 2014
Tim Hadaway replied to james e thompson's discussion 'screw sizes and different size wood'
"Thanks Ken.....you are a solid resource and I appreciate the quick response. I will post pics as I make progress."
Nov 14, 2014
Ken Darga replied to james e thompson's discussion 'screw sizes and different size wood'
"Tim, for attaching 5/4 soft maple to 5 1/2" table legs, I'd use the 2-1/2" long screws. I want deep penetration of the screw that goes into the base material, I'm attaching the member to, thus the reason for the 2-1/2"…"
Nov 14, 2014
Tim Hadaway replied to james e thompson's discussion 'screw sizes and different size wood'
"I have been pondering on this for a while now.....actually got into a short discussion about the HD, now I have been told it will be good enough to use my standard Kreg Jig. Now the question is what size screws. I am attaching 5/4 soft maple to 5…"
Nov 14, 2014
james e thompson replied to james e thompson's discussion 'bench'
"Flat to flat on top of each other centered up"
Apr 2, 2014
james wilhelm left a comment for james e thompson
"Welcome  James , happy to have you as a friend on this site, great place to get new Ideas and see all the new tool,s out there , have fun and be safe , JIM !!"
Apr 1, 2014
james e thompson replied to james e thompson's discussion 'bench'
"flat to flat on top of each other centered up"
Apr 1, 2014
KregRep replied to james e thompson's discussion 'bench'
"James,As the comment below asks, how are you planning to join the materials? I encourage you to contact the Kreg Customer Service Team by phone at 800.447.8638 or by email at CustomerService@KregTool.com. Once they have the specifics of your…"
Mar 31, 2014
james wilhelm replied to james e thompson's discussion 'bench'
"James ,, are you laying them flat to flat , edge to flat or edge to edge ?    JIM !!"
Mar 30, 2014

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Older Kreg Jig
How would you describe yourself?
Intermediate Woodworker
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
Doing things without many blueprints or drawings. We do projects every week-end

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At 8:32pm on April 1, 2014, james wilhelm said…

Welcome  James , happy to have you as a friend on this site, great place to get new Ideas and see all the new tool,s out there , have fun and be safe , JIM !!

 
 
 

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