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Hi all,

My name is Dan and I live in southeastern Wisconsin.   I am a DIYer and learned a lot from my dad and uncle about woodworking.  I also took courses at a Tech. School concerning carpentry, roof framing, stair layout and framing and have built six houses and about as many garages with the help of my wife and family.   I have put together some simple furniture using the " glue and brad " fastening system for joining the wood.  

I just noticed a sale at Menards on the kreg kit where is includes a container of screws free with the jig.   Most of the projects I forsee tackling with this jig will be made out of 3/4" Oak or Maple and Oak or Maple plywood.   Could anyone suggest which type of scews to buy for this application.   From my reading about the jig, I'm pretty sure I will use fine thread screws for hardwood, but what length for 3/4" applications?

Anyhow,  that's my story.

Thanks,

Dan

When joining 3/4 to 3/4 you use 1 1/4" screws.  As you said, for your "hard woods" fine threads are proper.

Dan Danek said:

Hi all,

My name is Dan and I live in southeastern Wisconsin.   I am a DIYer and learned a lot from my dad and uncle about woodworking.  I also took courses at a Tech. School concerning carpentry, roof framing, stair layout and framing and have built six houses and about as many garages with the help of my wife and family.   I have put together some simple furniture using the " glue and brad " fastening system for joining the wood.  

I just noticed a sale at Menards on the kreg kit where is includes a container of screws free with the jig.   Most of the projects I forsee tackling with this jig will be made out of 3/4" Oak or Maple and Oak or Maple plywood.   Could anyone suggest which type of scews to buy for this application.   From my reading about the jig, I'm pretty sure I will use fine thread screws for hardwood, but what length for 3/4" applications?

Anyhow,  that's my story.

Thanks,

Dan

Hi  thanks

Not sure I am even to ing the e-mail right

 

Hi everyone

Hi my name is David Christensen and I just got the master kit which I am going to use to build the benches and cabinets for my shop and garage so I will finally be able to keep things organized.

Did you say " to keep things organized "?  You're sure gonna make the rest of us look bad.  Have fun with your new "toy".  I sure do with mine.  It's a great little tool and it makes woodworking not only easy, but fun too!

When you're done (and even during the project) don't forget to post pictures.  We all seem to enjoy pictures of others work.



David William Christensen said:

Hi my name is David Christensen and I just got the master kit which I am going to use to build the benches and cabinets for my shop and garage so I will finally be able to keep things organized.

Steve, I am sure you will be successful in your endeavors! I just have to put the outrer bamboo on my bar which I made using the Kregg Jig.

Steve Gronsky said:

Did you say " to keep things organized "?  You're sure gonna make the rest of us look bad.  Have fun with your new "toy".  I sure do with mine.  It's a great little tool and it makes woodworking not only easy, but fun too!

When you're done (and even during the project) don't forget to post pictures.  We all seem to enjoy pictures of others work.



David William Christensen said:

Hi my name is David Christensen and I just got the master kit which I am going to use to build the benches and cabinets for my shop and garage so I will finally be able to keep things organized.

Hi, my name is Lowell. I have been a woodworker for many years, but , not very seriously. Now that I have retired, given up most of my hobbies, I have drifted back to woodworking again, and get more serious about it.  I have plans to use my old all metal Kreg #K2 jig for several projects. I have built a dust collector port, and a base for it, but would like to find out what I can do to update it. I look forward to sharing tips & information with you folks.

Lowell Sites

 

Hi to everyone. My name is Wenjie and i love watching DIY thinking i can do what they can do.

But as a newbie i need to learn a lot even from choosing a wood to use. Watching the video of Kreg Jig pocket hole i am so sure that i can do some woodworking. I believe i can do it but i need advice from all of you.

My first projrct is gonna be a workbench...then from there i will keep building everything i wanted with the help of kreg jig and this wonderful site.....

 DAVID ,BRONX NY JUST GOT MY KREG JR TODAY , WANT BULD RADIATER COVERS FOR HOUSE . HOPE TO START  WORKING SOON
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5kHksTWL1w

My video training seris on how to make built-ins. 5 parts up on you tube 5 more to go shows the Kreg jig and other great tools
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5kHksTWL1w

Video series on how to make built ins

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