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kreg to make cabinet doors
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have just become the proud owner of a kreg jig & have big plans for it: we are building a new house & I hope to make the kitchen cabinets, vanities and doors for built-in wardrobes ...I am…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by karin Feb 27, 2012.

 

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karin replied to Bob Sanders's discussion 'Projects built only out of 2x4's!'
"Mark, have a look on Ana White's site - she has plans for both a hexa- and octagonal picnic table. http://ana-white.com/2011/03/hexagon-picnic-table"
May 3, 2012
karin replied to karin's discussion 'kreg to make cabinet doors'
"thanks Jay & Doug for your comments - all makes a lot of sense! I am based in Australia & scene here is a little different -) "
Feb 27, 2012
Jay Boutwell replied to karin's discussion 'kreg to make cabinet doors'
"Thanks Ken, I have seen many failures of door joints in all kinds of joints.  There is much  to take in to consideration in any joint construction from the material type to the workmanship in its execution. …"
Feb 24, 2012
Ken Darga replied to karin's discussion 'kreg to make cabinet doors'
"Jay, Great info! "
Feb 24, 2012
Jay Boutwell replied to karin's discussion 'kreg to make cabinet doors'
"Karin, the thing about using pocket screws to build a cabinet door is not my choice of other methods  due to the fact that you are gluing long grain on the stiles and end grain on the rails is not the strongest of a glue joint.  Then when…"
Feb 24, 2012
karin replied to karin's discussion 'kreg to make cabinet doors'
"jay, may thanks for your detailed explanation! glue being more reliable than steel (screw) was not immediately obvious to me - but then wood is derived from something that once lived and allowed to have its pecularities! May I ask: what about other…"
Feb 23, 2012
David Dean replied to karin's discussion 'kreg to make cabinet doors'
"Well karin I build alote of things and I have build door's with 1/4" panels and door's with glass and morrir's as well and hope that some of these pic's help."
Feb 22, 2012
Jay Boutwell replied to karin's discussion 'kreg to make cabinet doors'
"Karin, one of the main reasons I object to the method of using pocket screws is that the joints are all butt joints and the service you will get from this type of door is not near the quality needed for a set of cabinets for your home.  The…"
Feb 21, 2012
johnfregeau replied to karin's discussion 'kreg to make cabinet doors'
"Here's a link with some good info on making raised panel doors with the kreg jig and a table saw.  You could also make shaker panel door by making 1/4" grooves in the rails and stiles with a table saw and then using the kreg jig for…"
Feb 21, 2012
karin replied to karin's discussion 'kreg to make cabinet doors'
"www.kregtool.com/downloadoffer ; - you'll need a coupon code (I received one with my new kreg jig) "
Feb 21, 2012
A K replied to karin's discussion 'kreg to make cabinet doors'
"hi do you have the link for this, I have been looking for it but couldnt find it on the site"
Feb 21, 2012
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kreg to make cabinet doors

have just become the proud owner of a kreg jig & have big plans for it: we are building a new house & I hope to make the kitchen cabinets, vanities and doors for built-in wardrobes ...I am writing to solicit advice on making cabinet doors with kreg joints: good idea or not? pitfalls? I was basically hoping to make simple face frames & then fill in with plywood or beadboard panels.I downloaded the kreg booklet on cabinet making - and when it comes to cabinet doors, it talks about…See More
Feb 21, 2012

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