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Hello, My name is Steve from Shreveport, LA. Retired from Air Force and just getting into building more detailed pieces. I used the pocket hole on a bed side table/book shelf (Pic attached)  for first time. I think it turned out fairly well for my first piece other than picnic table type stuff. looking forward  to getting more experience.  I used a water based stain on this piece, but do not recommend it. It was very unforgiving as it set up way too fast and the piece became splotchy - that is why I decided to do a little antiquing with a plastic Wal-Mart bag that my son, the artist, taught me.

I am now look for some plans for about  36-42" high storage unit that will have a flat top and two lower shelves to insert baskets for storage. my wife wants one for our bedroom. please respond if you know of any plans available.

Hi, my name is Carlo and I live in the upstate of South Carolina. I just purchase my Kreg K4 jig kit and can't wait to try it. I am sure I'll need a lot of support along the way for some of the projects I want to start (building a table for my saw, a double sink bathroom cabinet and eventually redo my entire kitchen cabinets). 

Hi, my name is James and I live in Austin Texas. I really have enjoyed my Kreg Jig and have done a few projects with it. I'm looking forward to finding more ideas on this site.

Hi, my name is Alex and I live in Melbourne, Victoria.  I have been doing handyman stuff since the seventies slowly getting more adventurous!  I work on the principle that if I can do a piece of work rather than get someone in then I should spend the savings on buying decent tools.  Getting my first Kreg Jig (the Jr) was an eye opener on what could be done easily in joinery and I have now upgraded to the K4.

You are probably like me and waiting to get the K5. Have fun building!

Hi I'm Derek from Dundee in Scotland and I've just discovered Kreg products on the internet. I have been into DIY for a number of years and my main difficulty was in joining wood and making it look professional. The Kreg system is the answer to my prayers and I have just ordered the Kreg K5 Master System and Mini Jig and can't wait for them to arrive. I converted my garage into a workshop last year (the car has not been in it for years), and have kitted it out with benches, shelves, a portable bench saw, router table etc. Look forward to learning tips etc from you more experienced guys (and gals) out there.

Hi Derek welcome too this great site ,I live in oxford .I am sure everyone would like too see some photos of your shop ,go steady mick.

Hi Michael

Pics of my workshop attached. I've just ordered a calor gas heater at £56.00 to warm it up in Winter.

 Welcome your comments.


michael evans said:

Hi Derek welcome too this great site ,I live in oxford .I am sure everyone would like too see some photos of your shop ,go steady mick.

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Hi Derek,

Nice shop!  I like that you have everything on wheels so you can move it around if you need to.  It looks like you did a great job in building your benches. 

Hi Lorrie

I started with one bench then decided to build another with castors on and it just developed from there. It means I can wheel things outside if its a good day or around the shop. I'm hoping to buy a planer/thicknesser in the Spring so I'll have to make another bench for that. It keeps me busy!


Lorrie said:

Hi Derek,

Nice shop!  I like that you have everything on wheels so you can move it around if you need to.  It looks like you did a great job in building your benches. 

Derek found the photos thanks too lorries good advice .Nice shop Derek .

Derek Keiller said:

Hi Michael

Pics of my workshop attached. I've just ordered a calor gas heater at £56.00 to warm it up in Winter.

 Welcome your comments.


michael evans said:

Hi Derek welcome too this great site ,I live in oxford .I am sure everyone would like too see some photos of your shop ,go steady mick.

Hey Derek, would love to see the photos of your shop, as everything in my shop(for the most part) is on wheels. I like the mobility and I'm not as young as I used to be and it makes it a lot easier to move things around. Glad your enjoying this site. All the folks i've met here are super nice and most helful. Again welcome.

Harold

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