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How to loosen Featherboard
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Hi - sorry, but I searched this site for featherboard info, but I just couldn't find what I was looking for.Two questions:1) How do you loosen the wedge without taking off the knobs? Mine just spin…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Veach May 4, 2011.

paint grade face frames need pocket holes?
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Hi there. I was planning on using my Kreg to make my face frames for my kitchen cabs, but why not just glue and brad them straight onto the carcasses if I still have to paint them? Putty would cover…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Leveques Dec 30, 2015.

quick question on jig
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Hi all, first time poster.I'm curious about the dimension markings where the material is clamped. I have the Master Jig. I put in 3/4" material, and the readings lined up with the 1-1/2" marking. I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Leveques Dec 30, 2015.

 

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Michael Veach replied to Kevin McCabe's discussion 'How to loosen Featherboard'
"All of mine stick but I just push down on the wedge and they release."
May 4, 2011
Hillary Devere replied to Kevin McCabe's discussion 'How to loosen Featherboard'
"What hardware do you need to buy to attach a feather board to the tracks in the Kreg Router table?"
Apr 18, 2011
KregCS replied to Kevin McCabe's discussion 'How to loosen Featherboard'
"Kevin, It appears as if you have received a defective wedge lock. Occasionally these expand in the molding process and the end result is a wedge lock that pretty much gets stuck in the track once it is locked down and doesn't release. If you…"
Oct 14, 2010
Kevin McCabe replied to Kevin McCabe's discussion 'How to loosen Featherboard'
"Thanks Hugh - Right after I posted this I saw this exact featherboard on Woodsmith Shop. I'm still wondering how people here 'deactivate' the wedge system? I don't feel like I'm over tightening it, but maybe I'll…"
Oct 14, 2010
Hugh Clare replied to Kevin McCabe's discussion 'How to loosen Featherboard'
"Featherboards should be before the blade. There should be just enough pressure to hold the work piece against the fence."
Oct 13, 2010
Ryan McAllister replied to Kevin McCabe's discussion 'paint grade face frames need pocket holes?'
"But if you plan your holes right you dont have to fill any holes and you could even paint the frames prior to instalation on the carcas!"
Oct 12, 2010
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Oct 12, 2010
Kevin McCabe replied to Kevin McCabe's discussion 'quick question on jig'
"Thanks Rob - appreciate the answer. KregRep - I personally do not plan on using these markings as they seem redundant to me. Not a big deal either way though if you remove them or leave them be. Maybe add the explanation into the manual? Very minor…"
Aug 30, 2010
KregRep replied to Kevin McCabe's discussion 'quick question on jig'
"Great answer Rob. Exactly right. How many of you used these marks? Would the jig be simpler and/or less confusing with these marks removed? Any input would be appreciated."
Aug 30, 2010
Kevin McCabe posted a discussion

quick question on jig

Hi all, first time poster.I'm curious about the dimension markings where the material is clamped. I have the Master Jig. I put in 3/4" material, and the readings lined up with the 1-1/2" marking. I did not see an explanation in the manual.If the above isn't clear, these are the only real markings on the jig aside from the depth collar guide.Just curious, as it doesn't seem vital to anything. Thanks,See More
Aug 30, 2010

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Kreg Jig® Master System
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Moderate Woodworker

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