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Good Evening All,

 

Thank you for allowing me to join your group and I hope to be able to progress my skills, with your help, and may even be able to assist others.

 

My name is John Culshaw, and I live just outside of Leicester, in the United Kingdom.

 

I spent just under 29 years in the Royal Air Force working as an aircraft propulsion technician and later a mechanical technician working on both propulsion and airframe systems.

 

I have always wanted to make my own furniture, bedside cabinets, book shelves, kitchen cupboards and the like, nothing to complicated, just yet.

 

I am not sure how I found out about Kreg and pocket hole joinery, but I found it remarkable and appears a lot easier than other methods for the type of furniture making I had in mind.

 

My first project was some kitchen type cabinets for the garage to hide some white goods. I bought some 18mm MDF sheet and after checking the instructions and different sources, I started.

 

It was the first few joints, see attached that shows the MDF splitting when joining the pieces together. I changed the type of screw so I have now used coarse and fine threads with the same results. I checked the settings and all appears to be correct.

 

What am I doing wrong?

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Please contact our team at 800-447-8638 or kregtool.com/help - They will be happy to assist you with this. Thanks!

Good Morning,

Thank you for the reply, however, the telephone when dialled is coming up as you have dialled a wrong number.

Do you have an alternative number please?

Please feel free to call me on my mobile number.

Regards,

John Culshaw

Hi John,

Try the Main Line: (515) 597-6400

Thanks!

-KregRep

Sorry,

Can you provide the full dialling information, as I am dialling from the United Kingdom.

Regards,

John

Hi John,

You can view all of our contact information at www.kregtool.com/help

Thank you.

But, that isn't very helpful, as I am in the UK and all the numbers in your contact info are I assume for the USA.

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