On Saturday, I noticed I'm about to polish off my second box of course thread screws. That's a ton of projects under my belt, I'd say.
How many boxes of screws have you gone through?
None my birthday is Thursday .
Hey I'll be 68 never to old to start.
happy birthday to me.
First let me say that I am an idiot, I just 'discovered' the pocket hole jig. It would have simplified and improved the quality of my work as a remodeling contractor.
Now to answer the question. In the 3 months that I have had my jig I have used over 3000 1 1/4" coarse screws. I will have to order another 2000 to finish the cabinetry in our retirement home. I hope to upload pictures in the near future.
the other day, i was at the rockler store and picked up a box of 2.5 inch, 50 count. i was thinking i could start an outdoor project as the screws were weather resistant. not realizing what i grabbed and being a kreg newbie, during check out i was like why is my bill so much? turns out i picked up a box of 2.5 inch stainless steal for a whopping 23 bucks a box, ouch! i better come up with a sweat outdoor bench or something.
Talking about plugs.You can make your own buy a 3/8 dowel and drill a pocket it scrap wood put a screw to bott0m shove the dowel in and then take a trim saw and shave it off ,Then take a hammer and hit the screw from bottom and plugs come out.
Good rainny day project
Im almost through my first box of 1000 and ive used almost all of my corse threaded screws in my variety pack (that plastic case with different types in it).
Ive been getting a pretty good deal on ebay a box of 1000 for around $24.