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Hi all,

My name is Jamal, I am from Sri Lanka.

I started using Kreg products since 2011, and I would say, those equipments helped me alot as a DIY'er.

Hello my name is Oscar I started to use kreg last year, I'm from México. Kreg jig system was part of my inspiration to begin with DIYs and some woodworking.
Lots of works and proyects in the future but always trying to use these amazing tools.

Hi Everyone,

My name is Cheryl and I live in sunny Florida. I've been lurking since joining in February.  I discovered it's sometimes easier to make the items I need rather than try to find something to fit.  I learned about the Kreg Tool on Ana White & Shanty-2-Chic's sites, went out and bought the Jr. and soon discovered I needed something bigger so I bought the K4 and have been hooked ever since.  The projects I've started with are fairly easy and I LOVE the smell of saw dust in the morning.  I want to gather as much knowledge as I can so I can customize things based on my needs.

My daughter and I built her dining table using the Kreg and it came out fantastic.  Once I learn to really square things properly I will be dangerous LOL.

Hi everyone,

I am a beginner wood worker and self taught thus far. I started last year with a renovation to my living room. I ripped out the old fireplace and replaced it with a custom cabinet and entertainment setup. Currently I am working on a computer desk with two tall cabinets and file drawers under the desk top. Its been a painful process since I work in a two car garage and the weather in Michigan has all but cooperated. Looking forward to hearing about some of your projects as well!

_ Jeff

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Jeff.........from what i see your not a beginner !!!!!!!!!!  Great Job !!

Not sure I could do it again but thank you!

Hi Cheryl,   I too started with the Jr and soon after purchased the K4.   Real wood furnishings were out of my price comfort zone or would not fit desired spaces.  Like you, I discovered that I enjoyed making my own even with the trials and errors.   This site has some helpful tips from many so do not fear jumping in!

Jeff,   good job on the fireplace.   Making a headboard is on my to do list but like you,  living in Michigan and the weather until lately has been less than ideal.   This last winter was long and brutal!

Paul Crow is my name and I guess you could say that the Kreg jig (K4) got me into woodworking.  I had never done anything with wood before except building a treehouse when I was a boy.  The Kreg jig introduced me to a solid way of joining wood together and the possibilities became endless.  After building a couple of Ana White's designs, I have started to design my own pieces and I really love it.  Big thanks to Kreg not only for their tools, but also for their wealth of information online for a neophyte like me.

Jeff that is beautiful.  I wish I had those chops as a beginner.

Jeff Malmgren said:

Hi everyone,

I am a beginner wood worker and self taught thus far. I started last year with a renovation to my living room. I ripped out the old fireplace and replaced it with a custom cabinet and entertainment setup. Currently I am working on a computer desk with two tall cabinets and file drawers under the desk top. Its been a painful process since I work in a two car garage and the weather in Michigan has all but cooperated. Looking forward to hearing about some of your projects as well!

_ Jeff

A few years ago I took a night woodworking class at the local high school.  It basically introduced me to the machines while I got a small project done.  I chose a bench.   I've been trying small projects on my own since then.  I did a second (Ana White) bench,  a third, rustic, bench (out of recycled wood), and a wall mounted holder of four tv remote controls.   For the Ana White bench, I had Home Depot cut the boards, (for free).  Two of these four projects had pocket hole joinery.   I have a Kreg jig, a miter saw and a drill. 

Oh, in case it's important.  I'm from New Hampshire.   Kate

My name is Joe Krusz, retired in Pittsburgh PA.  I have been working with wood for a long time, but do not consider myself a master.  I've completed some large projects, kitchen cabinets (1 year), added a deck, then a roof over it and finally made it a sun room, with a  small deck attached.  (3 summers, My most ambitious project.) Furniture that has passed the test of time and 30 years of Christmas ornaments.  This started out as an exchange, then family & friends.  Now I make about 50 per year.  

I am / was a drill & dial user until recently.  My daughter in law took a class at the local Kreg dealer and ended up buying the HD jig.  I think mostly because  the accompanying clamp was $5.00.  Anyway, one visit she showed me a farm style dining room table plan that she would finish if I made the table.  It's hard to say no to a very pregnant woman, so I borrowed her jig and plans, modified them and built the table.  Being a drill & dial person, I am delighted that the Kreg jigs gave me a different option for assembling boards.  She's thrilled, the baby is doing fine, and the table is sitting in her garage ready to be finished. The bench probably weighs in at 70 lbs, the table much more.  You'll see why if the files transfer.  I too, am thrilled and want to show it to someone.  What better forum than the Kreg community.  Incidentally, I bought the HD jig to complement the kit I already had.   So here it is;

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Hello, I'm Mike in Westminster, CO. I just received the Kreg for Father's Day and looking forward to getting started.

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