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Constructing an island benchtop
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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…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Watkins Jul 5, 2019.

 

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Peter Watkins replied to Peter Watkins's discussion 'Constructing an island benchtop'
"Roy, Thanks for the advice - you are echo-ing my concerns. I'm debating a metal angle as I have already glued and screwed the bench I will post it when I finish Pete"
Jul 5, 2019
Roy Coulman replied to Peter Watkins's discussion 'Constructing an island benchtop'
"Hi Peter.  I haven’t seen any replies to your question, so maybe you’ve already finished the project.  If not, here are my thoughts. 1-1/2 unsupported boards would concern me even though they are edge jointed and glued.…"
Jul 4, 2019
Peter Watkins replied to Jake McKee's discussion 'Building a dream garage workshop'
"Jake, I am in the process of doing similar. I have an extension being built into the garage [6' x 13'] to put racks [all 6' long and 6' high - 4 shelves], various power tools [Bandsaw, drill press mitre saw etc - which are all…"
Jun 29, 2019
Peter Watkins replied to Deac Manross's discussion 'Seems to be awfully quiet about Kreg's Adaptive Cutting System'
"I am very interested in one - however as they are not available anywhere in Oz [Australia] - I find that I can't make any constructive comments - only a query - When are they coming here???? Pete"
Jun 19, 2019
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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 House"] - as part of it I have been dobbed in to make the island bench out of timber - all edge jointed and glued out of 1 1/4" Tasmanian Oak - it is 10' long and 3'4" wide with an overhang of approx 1' - which is currently unsupportedMy query is -…See More
Jun 19, 2019
Peter Watkins replied to KregRep's discussion 'New Members: Please Introduce Yourself!'
"G'day, I am Peter Watkins - a Retired ATC - who is living on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland Australia My wife and I are in the process of downsizing and have a house being built which is about half way along - Roof on and walls currently…"
Jun 19, 2019

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig K5/K5MS
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Intermediate DIYer
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kregtool.com, In-Package Brochure
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