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  • Denham Springs, LA
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Picture Frames For Profit?
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Sometimes opportunity just slaps ya up side the head.  I have made picture frames for some time in support of my Original Antique Map collecting and also do my own museum grade matting.  Today a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Apr 1, 2014.

Saving For Next Equipment Purchase?
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What SHOULD be my next piece of equipment   ?   I have : Table saw, circular saw, router, miter saw, various drills and drivers,palm sander,angle grinder, jigsaw, Kreg kit and a few clamps.  My space…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Schaben Mar 27, 2014.

I have narrowed saw choice to two. Opinions please;
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My two choices are close to same price point but while the Dewalt has outstanding reviews the Porter Cable has decent reviews and maybe more versatile features like a wider rip cut.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken Darga Mar 10, 2014.

Can One Live Without a Table Saw?
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My shop space is very small only 12x16.  My concern is not breaking down large sheet stock.  Most places like HomeDepot and Lowes will do that for you these days for free.  My concern is making good…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by rich b. Mar 23, 2014.

 

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig® K4 Master System
How would you describe yourself?
Beginning DIY'er
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
Setting up new 14x16 small shop.

Rick's Product Reviews

Dewalt 745 Compact Table Saw (Novice Point of View)

First off as the title says I am a novice and this is my assessment from a point of view of one not having a great deal of experience with table saws.

The stand bought separately, is simple to assemble and seems rigid and strong.  No problems that I can see there with the exception of Dewalt wants you to screw the saw to the stand.  This is suppose to be a mobile compact saw and I would think some sort of quick connect/disconnect would make more sense.  

The saw itself came…

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Posted on March 16, 2014 at 8:52pm — 3 Comments

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First time I really had a need for the ACS miter guide.

I've been using my Adaptive Cutting System table for a few years now, and it's been really solid. This past week was the first time I ever needed to use the miter guide though.I was rebuilding some shelving in a tiny closet and I discovered the…Continue

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Started by Adam in General Woodworking May 6.

What thread and size screw to use 2 Replies

I am building a small trunk for a military friend to put some belongings in. I have made legs out of ash hardwood and will make the sides out of 1/2” or 3/4” Baltic birch plywood. The legs are 1.5” thick by 2” wide. So since I’m drilling pockets in…Continue

Started by Mike Bohannon in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by Jay Boutwell Apr 19.

Product Reviews

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 — 9 Comments

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