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April 2009 Product Reviews (4)

My building/woodworing history & reason for purchasing the Kreg jig

I was brought up by a father that generally had some home remodeling project going on and, since the chip doesn't fall far from the block followed in his footsteps. I took what I consider the next step and made a few pieces of furniture, a basic little table, foot stool, little cabinet, bookshelves, end tables that type of thing.

In the early 70s I joined forces with a builder and built homes for four years, but the lack of fringe benefits, vacations and long hours drove me back into the… Continue

Added by Dick Gaffney on April 30, 2009 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Dimensioned Desk

Well Since KregRep posted a comment on this project at LumberJocks I figured I would post it here as well. I am currently working on building an office suite out of dimensioned pine. The Kreg Jig is my main joinery technique.

I built the desk first and used a hand saw with miter box and Kreg Jig in order to do my miter joints.…

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Added by Chris L on April 22, 2009 at 9:01pm — 3 Comments

Liam's News

Westbrookville woodworker, 8, gains renown

Dad ensures safety comes 1st









Liam Noakes of Westbrookville displays a cabinet he made at home. He is featured on the Web site of an Iowa tool company.Times Herald-Record/MICHELE HASKELL

Stephen Sacco

By Stephen Sacco

Times Herald-Record

Posted: April 13, 2009 - 2:00 AM



WESTBROOKVILLE — On Tuesday… Continue

Added by Michael, Liam's Dad on April 13, 2009 at 8:11am — 2 Comments

TV Stand

After buying a flat panel 37" TV, our existing entertainment center had to go. Pricing new ones was discouraging. They cost almost as much as the TV! So I got the ok from my wife to build one. As I posted on the forum I ran into some trouble drilling the pocket screws into the oak faceframe. The screws caused bulges and a few poked through! Both pieces of wood were 3/4 inch and I followed the specs on my Kreg tools. I had no problems on my last project and I built to whole thing with a Kreg Jr.… Continue

Added by Tim King on April 9, 2009 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

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Puzzle Caddy/Board

Hello All - I'm looking for a plan for a puzzle caddy to replace the frail cardboard ones we've used in the past...large main area and two smaller sorting/storing trays. If anyone has such a plan or has seen one someplace, I'd love to hear about…Continue

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Started by R.J. Foster in Miscellaneous Dec 4.

Edge Joining 2" Boards 1 Reply

Hi Everyone,I appreciate all the threads on the community. I've got to use this more, you guys are great.I got my hands on some beautiful ambrosia poplar, 2 inches thick, that I want to join for a desk/counter top. Using the 2.5 inch screws and…Continue

Tags: joining, edge

Started by brian lazenby in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by Brad Martin Dec 1.

What type screw to use for Black Walnut 2 Replies

I have some 2" x 6" Black Walnut and need some 2 1/2" screws. To best of my knowledge Walnut is a hardwood so I need to use fine thread screws. However I can not find that length of Fine thread screws on Kregs website. Does anyone know where I can…Continue

Started by Duane Heda in Other Kreg® Products. Last reply by Duane Heda Dec 1.

Working in carport? 2 Replies

I share a large shop with a friend at his house, but, for the last couple years I have hardly been there to work on anything.I have moved a lot of the duplicate tools into my carport and have been working there.Does anyone else work in the…Continue

Started by Steven Brown in Miscellaneous. Last reply by Darrell Wertz Dec 4.

Product Reviews

Kreg Project Center Work Station

The Kreg Project Center is great by itself, but 2 KPC's are better than 1 when you want to set up a 12 ft. work station in a couple minutes.…

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Posted by Glenn Revheim on April 5, 2018 at 5:57am — 4 Comments

Festool Domino 500

The first thing I will do is set price aside and focus on the tool and why I bought the Domino. 

      I have orders for a few dining tables and chairs.  I have made one prototype chair, while I have all the tools to make angled…

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Posted by justin waldron on April 2, 2018 at 5:46am

Kreg Foreman

I have built many kitchens and finally decided to buy the Foreman, because my latest kitchen consisted of 28 cabinets and I was over my hand hurting from all the drilling, moving the clamp etc., it seemed like a smart choice.

The…

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Posted by justin waldron on January 8, 2018 at 4:05am — 2 Comments

Kreg K5 Jig Review

Posted by Daris R. on November 20, 2017 at 5:39pm

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