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"Build Something has plans for Kreg owners. Subscribe to their email for new weekly p…"

James P. Cottingham replied Apr 4, 2020 to Plans?

3 Apr 29, 2020
Reply by KregRep

"I've not built storm windows but if you use exterior screws and the plugs, I don't k…"

James P. Cottingham replied Jul 21, 2017 to Pocket screws for wooden storm windows

1 Jul 21, 2017
Reply by James P. Cottingham

"The plans that I've seen either have no lid, or a lid that is held down by gravity,…"

James P. Cottingham replied Jan 25, 2017 to Onion and Tater bin

1 Jan 25, 2017
Reply by James P. Cottingham

"See if this is of any help: Pet Coffin Plans"

James P. Cottingham replied Jan 16, 2017 to coffin for animals

2 Jul 3, 2018
Reply by Manuel Vasquez

"Yes, it can be done. I will have to look at my books to see an exact example to post…"

James P. Cottingham replied Nov 16, 2016 to Using pocket holes to join mitered 2X6's on edge

2 Nov 26, 2016
Reply by Trace Farthing

"The first places I would look aer Rockler and Lee Valley. The stand looks nice, BTW."

James P. Cottingham replied Nov 16, 2016 to TV stand

1 Nov 16, 2016
Reply by James P. Cottingham

"Course will work in hardwood but fine will hold better.The reverse isn't as good, i.…"

James P. Cottingham replied Sep 9, 2016 to course vs fine screws

2 Sep 9, 2016
Reply by KregCS

"Sketchup "

James P. Cottingham replied Sep 9, 2016 to project plan software?

7 Nov 19, 2016
Reply by MT Stringer

"Click on the Projects tab above and/or join Build Something. "

James P. Cottingham replied Jun 29, 2016 to project plans

2 Jun 29, 2016
Reply by Don Foley

"I like the M18 Fuel drills. These are brushless drills that deliver a lot of power.…"

James P. Cottingham replied Jun 16, 2016 to Drill recommendation for hd jig

14 Jun 26, 2016
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First time I really had a need for the ACS miter guide.

I've been using my Adaptive Cutting System table for a few years now, and it's been really solid. This past week was the first time I ever needed to use the miter guide though.I was rebuilding some shelving in a tiny closet and I discovered the…Continue

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Started by Adam in General Woodworking May 6.

What thread and size screw to use 2 Replies

I am building a small trunk for a military friend to put some belongings in. I have made legs out of ash hardwood and will make the sides out of 1/2” or 3/4” Baltic birch plywood. The legs are 1.5” thick by 2” wide. So since I’m drilling pockets in…Continue

Started by Mike Bohannon in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by Jay Boutwell Apr 19.

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New Kreg 720Pro

I saw the video Kreg put out for this new jig and had high hopes for it.

I purchased one today and am very disappointed with it.

First the docking station is extremely cheap. The plastic is pathetic. A Lego has more…


Posted by Duke Leon on February 15, 2021 at 9:00pm

Not Pleased With Pocket Hole Construction

Several months ago, I purchased the Kreg K4MS so that I could build the Lego Table as outlined on the companion "buildsomething" web site which exclusively uses pocket hole construction.  I have considerable experience with conventional…


Posted by Robert Ringel on September 17, 2020 at 1:48pm — 9 Comments

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