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Richard Velevas
  • Fort Pierce, FL
  • United States
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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig®
How would you describe yourself?
Moderate Woodworker

Every room?????

During January of 09 the VA deliverd something I thought I would never own-"a wheelchair" !!! Three years ago they informed me that I had advanced RA.Not knowing much about it ,I figured I could live with"arthritis". On my next visit to the Miami VA more tests were done and then I was hit with the bad news-I had the rarest type of RA and it was only the second time in 52 years of practice that my doctor had seen this type.After taking the wheelchair for a test drive it struck me-Do I let this control control my life? And then things got worse-the dreded meds! Now I have my every Saturday night injection of Embrel and my Sunday chemo pills. Twenty five years ago I had a wood shop set up in my garage. Nothing elaborate,just basic tools.It was a good way to relax during my spare time. Well the spare time was no longer there when I started traveling to 60+countries to work. Living in a first floor condo here in Florida ,I was sure I could find a way to make a few small pieces of furniture. I found an old card table at the local thrift store and started to gather small light weight tools that I could set up by my patio.I ended up with: drill,skill saw, router and table,jig saw,small sander,miter box and a Kreg Jig. After finishing my first piece(a coffee table) I didn't stop untill I made new furniture for every room in the Condo.

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Pantry slides for heavy application

  Recently purchased two 96" tall pantry cabinets that are 23" deep that only came with two adjustable shelves and two fixed, (one at about 55" and one at the very bottom).  Shelf holes in the walls are drilled 2" O.C.  Like most store-bought…Continue

Tags: drawer, slides, pantry, pull-out, 75-Lb

Started by Paul Coon in General Woodworking Aug 11.

Miter Saw Recommendation 1 Reply

I’m looking to upgrade my miter saw. I’m willing to invest a good amount of money to get one with the precision pocket hole joinery requires. Would anyone like to offer a recommended model?

Started by Joe Racz in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by Scott Davison Oct 6.

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New Kreg 720Pro

I saw the video Kreg put out for this new jig and had high hopes for it.

I purchased one today and am very disappointed with it.

First the docking station is extremely cheap. The plastic is pathetic. A Lego has more…

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Posted by Duke Leon on February 15, 2021 at 9:00pm

Not Pleased With Pocket Hole Construction

Several months ago, I purchased the Kreg K4MS so that I could build the Lego Table as outlined on the companion "buildsomething" web site which exclusively uses pocket hole construction.  I have considerable experience with conventional…

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Posted by Robert Ringel on September 17, 2020 at 1:48pm — 8 Comments

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