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Micro Jig Tappering Jig

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Recently I needed to make some long tapers for a friend who was installing his vanity and once level he needed 2 filler strips one against the wall and one along the floor. Well I pulled out my taper jig the metal one that pivots and has a little aluminum hook on the end it did the job but just barley and not really that safe so I put it away and remembered all the different tapering jigs I had used made or worked with over the years all of which did the job but could of…

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Added by Jeff Metcalf on June 16, 2014 at 11:04pm — 2 Comments

Just received delivery..!

...of my new K4MS Kreg Jig Master System - but I think I should have waited :-(

I've never used a pocket hole system before, but was sold on the idea after I built an odd-shaped door for my under-stair cupboard, so decided to buy this for my next project(s).

 

I bought the K4 because it was in stock and available, but I see the…

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Added by Peter N on June 16, 2014 at 1:59pm — 3 Comments

stainable wood filler

Always have had a problem finding a filler that will take stain (for pocket holes, for example).  I used a product for the first time today- Elmer's Carpenter's Wood Filler Max- and stained over it.  Best that I have found.  I had to touch up a little over the pocket holes but on the finished product you couldn't see the filler unless you were really looking for it.  Comes in a square plastic tub.  Tom M. 

Added by Tom Mahaffey on May 29, 2014 at 3:19pm — 4 Comments

K5 Kreg Jig

I'm a long time Kreg Jig owner and have always upgraded when new models come to market I attended a seminar with the Kreg Rep for Canada recently and seen the K5 it was not long afterward that I purchased the K5 I'm very impressed with the features and performance of this new product it has all the features that I or anyone would want. I really do not know how Kreg will ever improve on this model. I highly recommend to anyone who is buying or thinking of upgrading to buy the…

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Added by Jeff Metcalf on May 5, 2014 at 9:07pm — 20 Comments

K4

I have used the Kreg R3 Jr. Pocket Hole Jig for a few years and Have been very satisfied with the joints it produced. In addition I have purchased several other Kreg products and have always found them to have superior quality.



Yesterday my new K4 jig arrived from Amazon. While unpacking the jig I noticed the first problem, the weld on the top of the clamp only secured about 1/2 of the length of the joint. From that point I carefully checked the remaining parts.…

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Added by E. John on May 2, 2014 at 1:36pm — 2 Comments

Kreg Automaxx and Klamp Trak

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Added by R. Conti on April 11, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Dewalt 745 Compact Table Saw (Novice Point of View)

First off as the title says I am a novice and this is my assessment from a point of view of one not having a great deal of experience with table saws.

The stand bought separately, is simple to assemble and seems rigid and strong.  No problems that I can see there with the exception of Dewalt wants you to screw the saw to the stand.  This is suppose to be a mobile compact saw and I would think some sort of quick connect/disconnect would make more sense.  

The saw itself came…

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Added by Rick on March 16, 2014 at 8:52pm — 3 Comments

Oneida V3000 Cyclone

I got the cyclone installed yesterday and am most impressed with it.  I have owned the 2hp Harbor Freight and then upgraded to a 2HP Shop Fox (1550 CFM) so as with every machine I've ever owned I seem to buy 3 before I get to the one that really works.  Some form of dust collection is better than no dust collection at…

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Added by justin waldron on March 6, 2014 at 8:52am — 3 Comments

Spiral Dust Pipe

     I have finally decided to do some proper dust collection in the shop and it was a painstaking process.  I have ordered the Oneida V-3000 system (which hasn't arrived yet) and will do a review on that when it shows up.  Onto the pipe; I ordered it through…

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Added by justin waldron on February 24, 2014 at 12:07pm — 4 Comments

First Try With Kreg Jr - wow!

I finally got a chance to try my Kreg Jr. on a couple of 2x4 scraps. WOW!

It was EASY, FAST, and made a perfectly tight and straight joint!

I also tried one of the tampered plugs (not shown) and it fit perfect.

I am headed back to the shop to build three portable stands for my…

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Added by Steve Kreins on February 19, 2014 at 6:52pm — 8 Comments

Rip Guide

I recently purchased the Rip Guide and have used it for 4 or 5  8 ' long rip cuts on plywood and MDF. I am somewhat disappointed with the quality of the tool.The fence which is plastic is not square to the guide bar. The anchors that clamp the base to your saw does not hold well because it is mounted again to plastic so when you tighten the the mounting brackets it begins to bend the mounting plate. Overall if I were in the market for another guide I would not purchase the Kreg Rip Guide.…

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Added by DANIEL Goldstein on January 17, 2014 at 2:33pm — 6 Comments

Master Toolboxx Collection

I have been doing woodworking for years and have looked at the Kreg systems but never took the plunge. Last spring I saw a great deal on the Masterboxx collection that came with the K3. I just finished building a complete kitchen with it and I am SOLD. I did face frame cherry cabinets and ease of making and attaching the face frames makes me wonder why I didn't investigate this earlier.

Purchased the shelf pin jig which also proved to be a game changer. Just added an automaxx bench…

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Added by Jeff Nealy on January 12, 2014 at 5:09pm — 3 Comments

Kreg Toolboxx R3 Promo

Great deal that I couldn't pass up. I have been contemplating purchase of Kreg pocket-hole system. Just received toolbox promo, very pleased! Kreg system is a quality woodworking tool. Well made and very easy to set up. Can't wait for my K5 system to arrive!

Added by Mike H on January 8, 2014 at 8:29pm — No Comments

Kreg Micro Jig

I just finished a project using the Kreg Micro Jig with 1/2" birch plywood. I made a few test holes and then began. It worked perfectly. I used the special 3/4" fine screws for hardwood. Every single hole was perfect. I've read where others had trouble with the tip of the screw coming through on the finished side. When you use the proper tools, do some tests, and follow the instructions you'll come out just fine. 

Added by RichardB on September 8, 2013 at 5:23pm — 5 Comments

KREG BENCHTOP ROUTER TABLE REVIEW UPDATE.

Well had the benchtop router table a fair while now .Overall pretty pleased with it ,however another small problem i have discovered is concerning the table overhang.Its really non existent, so it does not lend itself well too clamping any auxcillary fences too the edge of the table .Which i have needed to do at times, you can clamp too the edge but you need a spacer block between the metal frame of the table and your clamp so it sits flat very fiddly.So just a suggestion to kreg would it be…

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Added by michael evans on June 22, 2013 at 3:18am — 12 Comments

Kreg Deck Jig -One Word

Used my Kreg Deck Jig for the first time the other day. 

Replaced all the wood deck boards on my deck.

I've got one word for the Deck Jig --- SLICK

Added by Fins59 on May 11, 2013 at 12:10pm — 1 Comment

Byrd Shelix Journel Head (installed on 15inch Jet)

Finally got the Byrd Shelix Journal Head installed on my planer.  Ordered it through Holbren, Sawmill Creek members get 10% off, SMC10 is the code.  First off, I installed the head by myself and it was completely painless, I was shocked to say the least.  I will say that I am thrilled that I had Byrd install new bearings for me and I would suggest if you are thinking of upgrading that you do the same thing.  I also ordered a new gasket for the gear box while I was at it, I would recommend…

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Added by justin waldron on May 5, 2013 at 7:23pm — 4 Comments

Rikon 10-345 18" bandsaw

I ordered this 18" Rikon through Highland Woodworking about 3 weeks ago.  Highland had it on sale for $999, shipping was $125 and I ordered…

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Added by justin waldron on March 6, 2013 at 8:07am — 23 Comments

Kreg Universal Drawer Slide Mounting Jig & Brackets Review

One of my favorite toys is my Kreg Drawer Slide Jig.  There are actually two jigs that you'll want to use to help you install a drawer.  These two jigs really compliment each other, and make completing drawer installs a snap.  I picked up both jigs from Amazon for a really reasonable…

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Added by Daris R. on January 30, 2013 at 12:30am — 4 Comments

Kreg Rip Cut

I was fortunate enough to receive a Kreg Rip Cut last spring as they were first shipping but didn't begin using it until this fall.  Initially I attempted to attach the Rip Cut to my Worm Drive Mag framing saw.  The base of that saw has a lip that is great for pushing dust out of the way but makes it difficult to…

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Added by Kevin Bergstrom on January 29, 2013 at 5:30pm — 12 Comments

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Kreg Mobile Project Center

I just picked up my new Kreg Mobile Project Center Item #KWS1000.

Wow!  I set it up in my basement and it is great addition to my Kreg items.  I was viewing a video where a review on this fine product was being made, which prompts…

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