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Hello Everyone,
My name is Ron Q. and a resident of Washington State. I am a recent (1st time) home owners and pretty green in wood building & creating. That being said, I eager to learn how to build, create, repair & update my home without being too dependent on contractors, if I could help it. I am familiar with power tools, i.e. hand tools, but never really built things I'd considered "Show-Case Worthy", just the basic shelves, fence repairs, etc., now, with these tools and shared projects from everybody in Kregg's Community, I see helpful and limitless options/ideas with knowledge, ideas and pointers in woodworking over time.
Thank you.
Im kind of new at this.enjoy wood working

Hello!  My name is Krissy and I'm from Eastern Washington.  My husband and son gave me a compound sliding miter saw for my birthday in 2014, which really sparked my interest to start building things. I bought my K4 soon after and have been making furniture ever since.  I started a blog to share my builds and hope that my projects will inspire others to tackle a challenge they've been anxious to begin:  kecreations.wordpress.com

 

Hi I'm Dave, I live in Temple TX. I own a small handy man and construction business. I really enjoy Kreg tools.

Hi folks,

Hi I'm Pete and I live on the west coast of Canada on Vancouver Island.  I'm a 42 year old banker that has only completed two simple woodworking projects (one using a k4 jig that I purchased when I saw how easy it made joining pieces).  I use mostly tools that were gifted to me but I think I'm hooked on woodworking.  I'm just a bit overwhelmed with how much I have to learn.

My next project I'd really like to build is a simple (and I mean SIMPLE - keep in mind my beginner status) dresser for my youngest daughter.  She's 4 years old and we're still using the baby change table/dresser for her clothes.  Does anyone have any good plans?  I saw a couple of nice ones here by some users but I really need step by step plans.

I also could use advice on the first tools to upgrade.  I have a small Mastercraft table saw that is quite old and has a really flimsy fence.  I'm thinking this is my top priority to replace but I also have no router or jointer.  Getting a good square on my materials has been pretty challenging so far.

I'm all ears if anyone wants to chime in with some advice.  Oh, and if anyone has some simple dresser plans to share that would be great!

Thanks Kreg for connecting us on here - great idea!

VanIslePete

I wrote up something last night and posted...but it's gone.  Seeing that no one else has posted in a while - is there a problem?



VanIslePete said:

I wrote up something last night and posted...but it's gone.  Seeing that no one else has posted in a while - is there a problem?

Pete it is summertime, vacations, lawn work,etc. !!!!!

Howdy from the Antipodes (New Zealand to be specific) 

I have a number of cool projects for my farming and bee keeping that this wee tool should be perfect for.  Very exciting.  

My name is Chris Esteb i am from Indianapolis Indiana. i just recently started building stuff. My wife said either build or i am going to buy it. so being the thrifty person i am i bought a table saw and and started building stuff. Im a a beginner but do pretty well following blue prints. i just recently built my first table and set of benches for my deck and turned out pretty well so im excited to move on to my next project.  

Hi, my name is Jason Light & I am from Kingsport TN. Have been a DIYer most of my life. Started out helping my family on our farms at a pretty young age. Watched closely & picked a lot of things up from my Dad, brother, grandfathers & other family members & friends. I am a single dad, trying to pass on the love of DIYing & Woodworking to my kids. I have a daughter that is 20 & a son that is 19. They make each day better & brighter for their old man. I really enjoy the site. Great ideas, projects & people. Can't get mych better.

Hi all from Ireland, I'm a female farmer and a pocket hole newbie.

Hi, my name is Peg and I live in Massachusetts. New to woodworking, but I am eager to learn.

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