"One of the 2 settings is definitely 'off'.
Which Kreg jig are you using?
One double-check method to verify the drill bit collar setting, is to place the bit into the jig and a nickel (5¢) underneath the tip of the bit. Lock in the…"
Scott, I went to the shop and prepared a sample of what I am saying about plywood jointing hardwood in a 45 degree miter. In this situation I cut the 45 degree miter on the solid stock and pocket screwed it to the plywood. I photograped and it is shown without any finish on it. There is no wood filler and if you look you will see that you can match the wood grain and color with a little work. All I did here was go through some scraps I had, therefore if you pick the lumber and the sheet goods you can make a joint that is almost non visible even without a finish. The solid stock in the one with the large black knot. It is alder and the other is a piece of birch plywood.
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
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
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…