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French cleats 101 advice please
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Hi all I am kind of new to the forum. Though I have been a kreg owner for more years than I can recall. As a CSS  (Complete Set Syndrome) sufferer I have obvious;ly got one of everything kreg make (…Continue

Tags: Unklejon, french, Cleats

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mitchell Collinsworth May 2, 2022.

Any Brits in here?
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No I am not being racist - it's simply the USA get some pretty cool tools such as the Bosch 4100 or the Rigid 4510 table saw. Over here in UK for some reason we simply don’t get them. Half our…Continue

Tags: EU, Wodwork, UK

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Hoskison Jun 27, 2011.


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Mitchell Collinsworth replied to John Hoskison's discussion 'French cleats 101 advice please'
"Hello. A fairly easy way to cut the cleats can be to cut 45 degree meters down the length of a 5 or 6 inch wide board on each side. Cut that board in half. Gently or slightly round over the edge to prevent binding. How far apart to put the cleats…"
May 2, 2022
John Hoskison replied to KregRep's discussion 'New Members: Please Introduce Yourself!'
"hi my name is John and it’s been 2 months since I last - opps sorry wrong forum. Seriously though my name is John and I live in the U.K. on the border between England and Wales. I am retired and on the cusp of achieving my life time dream of a…"
May 27, 2021
John Hoskison commented on Robert Ringel's blog post 'Not Pleased With Pocket Hole Construction'
"Having read #jack Sloane wonderful reply to this issue may I just add - use the force young padwan. "
May 27, 2021
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French cleats 101 advice please

Hi all I am kind of new to the forum. Though I have been a kreg owner for more years than I can recall. As a CSS  (Complete Set Syndrome) sufferer I have obvious;ly got one of everything kreg make ( in my price bracket). LOL.  after years of waiting I am now retiring and finally getting my own workshop (YAY). I am cladding the workshop in hardwood ply 0.5 inch and looking at using French cleats for the storage system as ever these days there is simply to many posts nd YouTube on the subject yet…See More
May 27, 2021

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Kreg Jig®, Kreg Jig® Master System
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