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I was in the process of drilling pocket holes in a gaggle of milled 2 x 4s and 3/4 ply  to build a cart for my lathe.  In the process, I knocked my drill off the bench with my Kreg bit in it.  When I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Grace Dec 7, 2016.

 

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Tim Grace replied to Brian Briggs's discussion 'What kind of drill should I buy?'
"When my corded Craftsman finally bit the dust, I ended up with a corded Hitachi for about $40.  It has a 3/8" keyless chuck and was rated at highest rpm of any that I looked at.When my cordless Skil stripped its gears I ended up with a 18v…"
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"Excellent Work Tim! Great Idea. Wish I had your skill!"
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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig® Master System, Kreg Clamps
How would you describe yourself?
Intermediate DIYer
How did you learn about the Kreg Owners' Community?
Kreg Pinterest
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
Trying to setup the garage so half is for auto mechanics and the other half for wood working - and still be able to get two cars in.

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Laguna 14BX Band Saw

I decided that it was time to upgrade my bench-top bandsaw after almost burning it up trying to resaw a chunk of 3 inch wide walnut. After doing a bunch of research, and receiving my wife's blessing, I decided on a Laguna 14-12.  I spoke with one of the guys at a local retailer, and highlighted some of the features on the 14BX.  After speaking briefly with my wife, she approved the extra cost (about $300 more). The 14BX had the added advantage of being in stock, whereas I would have had to…

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Posted on December 20, 2016 at 1:52am — 1 Comment

DeWalt DWP611PK Router

I picked up a cheap $29 Harbor Freight trim router to cut grooves for splines in miter joints.  I was thoroughly disappointed when the 1/8" splines were extremely loose within the grooves.  The grooves ended up measuring .168 inches using a .125" bit.  Since then, I looked at the compact router offerings from Bosch, DeWalt & Porter Cable.

All were 1.25 HP, had 1/4" collets, came in a package that included a plunge base and were highly rated by their users. I chose the DeWalt…

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Posted on November 25, 2015 at 9:49am — 1 Comment

DeWalt DW618PK Router

My old (circa 1982) Craftsman 1.25 HP router would not hold a large (3/4" straight @ 1/8" depth) bit securely so I did some homework and picked up the DeWalt DW618PK router. The DW618 is a 2.25 HP variable speed router with 1/2" collet.  The PK indicates that it comes with both a fixed base and a plunge base and a nice soft case to carry everything. 

My  first use was cutting some 3/4" dadoes in a work bench top to install some T-track. I was able to set the depth stop on the plunge…

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Posted on March 10, 2015 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

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Wow!  I set it up in my basement and it is great addition to my Kreg items.  I was viewing a video where a review on this fine product was being made, which prompts…

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