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Tool Give Away !!!

Hi all Kreg Member,s , I asked the Krek Rep. and Company   about , Let,s have A Contest , back on Aug, 21 st. with the hope of getting more member,s involved in the community , with more project…Continue

Started Sep 21

Let's Have a Contest
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Hi Kreg , Company  may be since we have to wait for over two months to try or buy the new clamps , maybe you could have a contest to give away one of the new clamps when they  come out on the market…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by james wilhelm Aug 21.

Leader Board Tab
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First of all I want to thank the Kreg Rep. for putting the leader board,s  tab back on the site !!!!!  Now I would like to take a poll  from all the members , that enjoyed the leader boards tab , a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by james wilhelm Aug 15.

R 3 Mini Biscuits
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Looking for some R 3 Mini Biscuits made by Wolfcraft , hard to find , used to get them from the s store in a bag for $7.00 now they want $12.00 for the same amount  ( 90 ) biscuits in a cheap plastic…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken Darga Apr 16.

 

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james wilhelm commented on Jay Boutwell's album
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Building A Large Router Table

"Jay , very nice slide  show on smile box , great detail,s on the build and well done  router table , thank,s for sharing on the community , JIM !!"
16 hours ago
james wilhelm commented on Jay Boutwell's photo
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"Jay , very nice looking router table , with a large work area on top and  lot,s of drawers for storage , like the dividers in the large drawer,s to keep tools organized !!!  Nice choice of different types of wood and the black granite on…"
19 hours ago
james wilhelm commented on Hans's photo
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Workbench - Clamping table

"Hans very nice work bench  great design and well built , you have done an out standing job on this  build   well done , thank,s for sharing your project and enjoy building  on this very nice bench , JIM !!"
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james wilhelm commented on roger moreau's photo
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"Roger , very nice looking tables , like your designs , well done , thanks for sharing ,  JIM !!"
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james wilhelm commented on Gary roofner's photo
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"Gary , both of your carts look great ,and portable , well done , thanks for sharing   JIM !!"
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james wilhelm replied to Philip Trauring's discussion 'First project - dollhouse - need advice'
"HI Philip , you say you have the micro guide , so you should not have any problems with the 1/2 " boards  and it should work on boards that are 1 " wide !!!  I would try it on some scraps first and check  your collar from…"
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james wilhelm commented on michael evans's photo
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Assembled ready to go .

"Hi Mick, looks great , really like your design with the clamping feature , well done my friend , JIM !!!"
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james wilhelm commented on Curtis McGary's photo
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"Curtis , very nice table , like the design and finish , has a nice shine , well done  , thanks for sharing , JIM !!"
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"Curtis , very nice design , heavy duty and looks rock solid , well done , thanks for sharing , JIM !!"
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Plant Stand

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Nov 19
james wilhelm commented on james wilhelm's photo
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009 plant stand

"Hi Jay thanks for the nice comments on my stand , had just enough slats to finish the stand ,no room for error , Ha !!!  Did take some close cutting to get the legs fit through the out side boards , HA!!  And did make it stronger !!…"
Nov 19
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"Hi Mick, thanks for your nice comments on my stand and build pics.   The deck spacers come with the Kreg Deck Jig ,  they come in 1/4 " and 5 /16 " , made it easier to keep the space with the rounded over edges !!  Have a…"
Nov 19
Jay Boutwell commented on james wilhelm's photo
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"Hi Jim, This is a very good example of a plant stand  of which is interesting in the fact that is does not have the normal uninteresting nature of a flat surface, but one of which would actually not only act as specialty stand for a potted…"
Nov 19
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"Never seen kreg deck spacers before ,never knew they made them ."
Nov 19

Profile Information

Which Kreg Jig® and/or Kreg Products do you own?
Kreg Jig K4 Master System, Micro-Pocket Drill Guide, Kreg Jig HD, Kreg Jig R3 (Junior), Deck Jig, Shelf Pin Jig, Kreg Clamps, Kreg Cutting and Measuring Tools
How would you describe yourself?
Advanced Woodworker
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your shop/home?
retired and love to recycle wood !!!!!

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At 1:56pm on November 6, 2014, joyce graber said…

Thanks, James, I love checking this site out. Still getting up the courage to delve seriously into building a shed, if I ever finish my living room shelves. joyce

At 10:07pm on October 22, 2014, Dave said…
I'll post picture when I get it done! Thanks again
Dave
At 10:04pm on October 22, 2014, Dave said…
Ya I knew what you meant! Thanks!
At 10:03pm on October 22, 2014, Dave said…
Ok thanks Jim I'll try that!
Have a great evening!
God Bless!
Dave
At 9:45pm on October 22, 2014, Dave said…
Thanks James for the Welcome Mat.
Ya I thought about putting them on the outside but I'm just using cheap pine boards & staining them Walnut. I was afraid with Staining it the plugs wouldn't match & they'd stick out like my sore thumb! Lol! Is there not a way to put them on the inside & get good strength? I tried different depths & thickness settings but couldn't get it right! Any other suggestions?
At 9:17pm on October 14, 2014, Shannon Ambrosio said…
Thank you James for the inviting welcome.
At 9:25am on September 9, 2014, KregRep said…

Hi James, the "Popular Projects" feed at the right side is generated automatically by the Community site based on what people are looking at. The more times something gets viewed in a short time frame, the higher it goes in the rankings. Neither of these have a large number of views, but have been viewed multiple times in the last couple of days, so that moved them up in the rankings.

We've contacted the one member to ask if he intended that to be his profile and to show him how to do that. The other about knots was apparently intriguing enough to make people look, so that moved it to #20.

This list is always changing as people look at new images. Plus, we can change this feed to show other things besides photos, such as popular discussions, etc. Regardless of what we tell the feed to show, though, the site automatically ranks them based on what people are viewing.

KregRep

At 9:14am on September 9, 2014, KregRep said…

Hi James. Sorry I missed this message. We don't control what photos end up in the "projects." Those are uploaded by users as either a photo or a project, and the project includes the photos they add.

KregRep

At 9:52am on September 4, 2014, KregRep said…

Thanks again for your suggestion. A new section has been added at the top right of the community main page with the Customer Service phone number and a link to the Customer Service contact form on our website.

At 9:40am on September 3, 2014, KregRep said…

Thank you for your quick reply to JJ. We appreciate it!

At 11:22pm on August 23, 2014, Robert Wolff said…

Hi Jim.  I did find a local ma and pa woodworking shop that was able to order them for me at a reasonable price.  Project turned out very nice; grandson loves his double bench sandbox....

At 8:32pm on August 9, 2014, Gary MacFadden said…

Jim, thanks for the welcome.  Looking forward to dabbling in some of the projects here.  

Gary 

At 9:33pm on July 16, 2014, Michael Horst said…

Jim, thanks so much for the 'welcome'...been lurking for awhile...now I'm a Kreg-a-holic...

Mike

At 8:34am on July 16, 2014, KregRep said…

Jim, sorry you were not able to find our Facebook link in the Helpful Links section. We are cleaning up the site to make room for new features. You can click-through to our Facebook page via the SOCIAL button on the blue navigation bar. You can also click on the grey Facebook icon on the top right-hand side of the main page, where it says Connect with Kreg! Or, you can follow this direct link: http://Facebook.com/KregJig.

At 6:38am on May 2, 2014, George Hamm said…

James.  Thanks for the comment. Enjoyable project.  George

At 10:09pm on April 25, 2014, Jeff Metcalf said…

James;

In that case break a leg with your sales always great to have more money to buy more tools, I like some of your boxes I have seen in your pictures.

 

Jeff

At 2:55pm on April 20, 2014, Leslee said…

Jim,

 Thank you for the nice pictures of your projects. I did like the inlay of red heart I think its called on the candle box. I went up online and looked at Rockler's catalog on their box of hardwoods such as curly maple, purpleheart, oak, south american hardwoods too. I can't wait until I get my electric put in sometime this summer.

           Leslee

At 12:11pm on April 20, 2014, Jeff Metcalf said…

Thank Jim for welcoming me to the community.  Jeff Metcalf

At 2:06am on March 25, 2014, Jay Boutwell said…

Hi Jim,  Thank you for your words of encouragement.  Yes I am getting better even is it is slow it is something to be thankful for.  I still have double vision and the nerve damage from the shingles attack.  I have a doctor's appoint with a specialist in May and will know what the outcome is going to be. 

I have recently been in the shop building a customer some custom base molding for his house.  It does feel good to be able to do something and I do miss the members of the Community.  I do read the posts but cut my replies as it is hard to look at a computer screen for a length of time.  Sometimes I will reply if it is something that I feel that I can help a member with.  As time passes I will start replying more and will soon be pestering everyone with my comments.  After all I did promise that in a prior post.  There is a lot of good people and talent on this site and if I can help just one in his woodworking experience, then it has been worth all the efforts that I have put into it. 

I saw your framed pictures and was impressed with the nice and attractive photos framed with custom frames.  You did an out standing job with the frames.  I especially liked the one with the inlay and I am glad to see that you are starting inlay work as it is something that will definitely bring some exciting looks to projects.  Doing inlay is like all other phases of woodworking it just takes time and mostly the courage to begin doing it.  A few learning mistakes and it will all fall into place.  Thanks again for your friendship and take care of yourself.  Jay

At 1:07am on March 8, 2014, Leslee said…

Jim,

 Nice looking display cabinet. I like that stain you put on it. Are you going to poly it before delivering to your client? Nice and roomy for displaying anything. You did a great job on it.

                 Leslee

 
 
 

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