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Cabinet doors with Kreg Jig
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Has anyone built cabinet door frames using pocket holes to join the rails and stiles?I have to build a few more doors for my cabinet project, and wondering if I can get away with using pocket…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Mar 7, 2014.

Plans for table saw stand?
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Anyone have plans for a table saw stand?I'd like to set it up on a stand, probably with lockable casters, and leave it attached. I can mock up something myself, but just wondering if anyone has a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Aldridge Jun 12, 2013.

Plans for corner cabinet
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Does anyone have any design plans or even just some photos of a corner lower cabinet? I'm building some cabinets for my cottage, and I'm not sure how to go about building the corner cabinet.Continue

Tags: cabinet, corner

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek Gould Mar 5, 2013.

Rip-Cut base deflecting when saw is attached
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OK, so now I've used the Rip-Cut a few times, and I've noticed a couple of things.First, the base seems to deflect a little bit when I connect it to my saw. I am using a Dewalt circular saw, and the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by KregCS Feb 14, 2013.


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Derek Gould replied to R Ball's discussion 'Use with plywood'
"Good point, Nick; in my experience pulling through is usually due to one of; Improper setup; the position or depth is off. With all wood, it's a good idea to measure the actual wood size. The plywood might be thiner than the nominal…"
Jul 21, 2016
Derek Gould replied to MikeD's discussion 'Deck Jig water trap'
"I used the smaller of the two sets of spacers, I believe they are 1/4"? The deck areas are 12' wide, so I simply bought 12' boards, but I had to use a bit of persuasion at times since there was some minor warping over the length of…"
Jul 19, 2016
Derek Gould replied to R Ball's discussion 'Use with plywood'
"It will work perfectly with 3/4 oak plywood. I built kitchen cabinets for my cottage using 3/4" maple plywood. Probably could have gotten away with lighter, but I know it's strong. Use the coarse thread screws; even though the surface…"
Jul 19, 2016
Derek Gould replied to MikeD's discussion 'Deck Jig water trap'
"Hi Jim; I also built a deck using PT wood. A lot of PT lumber used to be wet, but as Kevin Coombs said above in recent years the PT wood I've gotten from my local lumber shop is dry and stable. The deck i built in 2012 is still going strong, no…"
Jul 19, 2016
Derek Gould commented on Derek Gould's photo

Benches and Garden Planters

"Hi usmc; I got the idea from one of Ron Hazelton's videos, which you can see here. I changed a few things; I used pressure-treated lumber for everything. Cedar is expensive where I live, and doesn't seem to hold up to the weather very…"
Jun 4, 2015
usmc323nova commented on Derek Gould's photo

Benches and Garden Planters

"where can I find the design?"
Jun 4, 2015
Derek Gould replied to Gary roofner's discussion 'How well dose a shop vac with a seperator work for dust collecting'
"I use an Oneida Dust Deputy with a shop-vac.I didn't START OUT using it, but after my first project I realized how much dust flies around and gets into everything. This makes the shop cleaner; and my wife happier. The Dust Deputy does a good…"
Feb 13, 2015
Derek Gould replied to Wayne DeVito's discussion 'Birch and Pine?'
"Jay's advice -- as always -- is good. I'd suggest staying away from pine for cabinets, particularly doors, as it's soft and easily dented. I built some cabinets (first time building cabinets) using birch plywood, frameless…"
Feb 13, 2015
Derek Gould replied to Bill Brace's discussion 'Keeping a right angle between two mating parts'
"Agree with Jay's comments. I've found there are 3 keys to getting square joints; 1. Make sure that your cuts are square; take some time setting up your saw to ensure that it's right on. 2. Make sure your wood pieces are tight when…"
Nov 18, 2014
Derek Gould replied to Duncan Holland's discussion 'Membership and Competitions'
"As a Canadian and a dedicated Kreg user (Kreg Jig, Shelf pin jig, Deck jig, Square Cut, Rip Cut and various clamps), I feel the same. There must be some way to make us feel wanted too; perhaps a supplier partner who can offer something up as a…"
Oct 1, 2014
Derek Gould replied to Rick's discussion 'Can One Live Without a Table Saw?'
"Thomas, just out of curiosity, how many fingers do you have (left)?  :-) On a serious note, this sounds like it would present lots of safety issues. The need to keep the saw lever depressed so that it will turn on, no ability to stop cutting…"
Mar 20, 2014
Rick replied to Derek Gould's discussion 'Cabinet doors with Kreg Jig'
"I started using Formby's Tung Oil years ago when the only alternative I had was brushed poly.  Then I discovered Waterlox which I thought was an enhanced version for floors. The literature says they have to "cook" the product so…"
Mar 7, 2014
Rick replied to Derek Gould's discussion 'Cabinet doors with Kreg Jig'
"These doors were a great learning for me, since they were my first attempt at frame and panel.  After I got them installed on the bath cabinet, I quickly learned the difference between frameless full overlay and frameless half overlay, and…"
Mar 7, 2014
Russ Haynes replied to Derek Gould's discussion 'Cabinet doors with Kreg Jig'
"Had to post this -- Marc Spagnuolo's take on Charles Neil's book on finishing.  "
Mar 7, 2014
Russ Haynes replied to Derek Gould's discussion 'Cabinet doors with Kreg Jig'
"Leesburg is beautiful -- great historic downtown.  That area is really developing quickly, new housing developments and an outlet mall.  But compared to NYC he must feel like he's in the boondocks!"
Mar 7, 2014
Jay Boutwell replied to Derek Gould's discussion 'Cabinet doors with Kreg Jig'
"There is nothing wrong with a Kreg screwed joint in a cabinet door as long as it is properly done.  Personally I do not use them due to the pocket holes left in the back of the door are objectionable to the customers that I have in…"
Mar 7, 2014

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Kreg Jig® Master System, Deck Jig
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Beginning Woodworker

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Wheelbarrow organization 1 Reply

Anybody have any ideas on how to make a couple wooden attachments for the side of a wheelbarrow that can hold and secure some long handle yard tools?

Started by Vincent A Cutright in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by KregRep 22 hours ago.

Constructing an island benchtop

G'day,I am a new member to the forum, although I have had the pocket jointer for a number of years, I just didn't get around to joining you.Anyhow - my wife and I are in the process of downsizing [in fact we are currently building our 3rd "Last…Continue

Started by Peter Watkins in General Woodworking Jun 19.

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I really like the k5 it is faster to change from different size of screws. I hesitated to update because of some of the reviews about the dust collection hook up. That to me one of the improvements it works perfect no dust to cleanup .…


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 Hi all Santa left me one under the tree the elf thar made it must have had a bad morning because one gray tab is metric and the other one is imperial help Santa what do I do

thanks Eric 

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Kreg Project Center Work Station

The Kreg Project Center is great by itself, but 2 KPC's are better than 1 when you want to set up a 12 ft. work station in a couple minutes.…


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The first thing I will do is set price aside and focus on the tool and why I bought the Domino. 

      I have orders for a few dining tables and chairs.  I have made one prototype chair, while I have all the tools to make angled…


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