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Pocket hole tearout
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I was assembling a cabinet today and screwed the screws into the other panel,the did the same thing on the other side and moved it slightly and every screw blew out of the panels all 8,4 on each…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Mar 4.

drilling pocket holes on angles
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I'm building a chair and a joint I want to add 2 pocket hole too,but my practice pieces it does work the piece meets kinda like a (y).How do I set up the jig? I have the Jr and the K5(I think that's…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Leveques Dec 30, 2015.

Pocket holes and cedar
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I'm putting together a outdoor chair and the plans use pocket holes and pine,but I would like to use red cedar,is there anything different I should do?is pocket holes ok in cedar?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Leveques Dec 30, 2015.

Particle Board
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I'm making, let's say, a 3-sided box using particle board.  It's to be used as a "stand" per the plans.  I'm thinking of using glue and pocket screws.  Is this the best way, or should I put in screw…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Boutwell Nov 13, 2014.

 

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Scott replied to daddywoofdawg's discussion 'Pocket hole tearout'
""B" is always better - points the screw into the 'meat' of the wood. That said, you can often get away with "A" with thicker material. Probably 80% of the time with 3/4" ply. Rare that "A" will reliably…"
Mar 4
Dan Duce replied to daddywoofdawg's discussion 'Pocket hole tearout'
"Hello, In that same situation, I've put screws in both ways, depending upon which way would make them harder to see.  For example, if the cabinet is against the wall then I'll put them in from the outside edge so you do don't…"
Jan 22
Ken Darga replied to daddywoofdawg's discussion 'Pocket hole tearout'
"Drill the pocket hole as shown in "B". The screw should be directed "INWARD", away from the edge. When a screw is directed toward the OUTSIDE edge, as in "A", it may blow thru.  Make some tests with the drill…"
Dec 10, 2017
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Pocket hole tearout

I was assembling a cabinet today and screwed the screws into the other panel,the did the same thing on the other side and moved it slightly and every screw blew out of the panels all 8,4 on each side,Looking at where the screw went into the panel it only caught maybe 1/8" on the edge of the panel. the panels are 1/2" thick BB ply. any Idea why this happened.I'm using the kreg jig K3 set at 1/2" and kreg screws says they are for 1/2".Is this the right way to attach? I did A, but is B a better…See More
Dec 10, 2017

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