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Robert Brennan's Discussions

Kreg Jig Plug Cutter
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There has been a release of a Kreg Plug cutter for all the Kreg JigsBut I cannot find it here, still lookingContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by KregRep Nov 4, 2016.

3 and 4mm G1S Internal plywood

I have a stash of veneer faced plywood which I want to move.So if there are any Kreg Members in Brisbane Australia in the market for what would be equivalent to AB grade G1S internal plyWe may be…Continue

Started Nov 3, 2016

Kreg Screw Selection No 1

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Started Oct 15, 2013

What size screw to use? Excel file
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Kreg%20Screw%20selection%201.xlsI see lots of questions regarding selection of screws to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Brennan Oct 27, 2013.

 

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Robert Brennan replied to KregRep's discussion 'New Members: Please Introduce Yourself!'
Jan 3
Robert Brennan replied to Steven Brown's discussion 'Working in carport?'
"Steven, I dont even have a carport, I wotk in the driveway and backyard, have a look at my projects and in the background you will see the work environment. As with you all my tools are on wheels however the workbench (if you could call it that)…"
Dec 4, 2018
A project by Robert Brennan was featured

New shoe cupboard

I had a shoe cabinet which we used for many years but as the clutter increased along with my woodworking skills I decided it was time for an up grade. Apart from all the profiling the cupboard is held together with pocket hole construction so it can…
Nov 9, 2018
Glen S commented on Robert Brennan's photo
Oct 8, 2018
jock sloan commented on Robert Brennan's photo
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"that's a very eye catching cabinet you've made robert. very nice indeed.    jock"
Oct 4, 2018
Robert Brennan replied to Michael B's discussion 'Concealed hinge jig'
"Helo Michael, When you decide on the hinges make sure you get a complete set and check the distance from the cup to the edge as there are variations in the spacing requirements as the styles change and manufacturers vary. I would suggest you make a…"
Oct 4, 2018
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Oct 4, 2018
Robert Brennan posted an album

New shoe cupboard

I had a shoe cabinet which we used for many years but as the clutter increased along with my woodworking skills I decided it was time for an up grade
Oct 4, 2018
Robert Brennan posted photos
Oct 4, 2018
Robert Brennan replied to KregRep's discussion 'New Members: Please Introduce Yourself!'
"We always enjoy a picture or two Arthur, especially when its a impressive basement like that for your saw."
Sep 28, 2018
Robert Brennan replied to KregRep's discussion 'New Members: Please Introduce Yourself!'
"Sandra the reason screws may poke through relate to either being the incorrect size or you are overdriving them. Have a look at the Kreg charts on this site showing the screw choices  using screw with similar or dissimilar materials"
Sep 28, 2018
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Fitting the ply dividers 2

"This is really time consuming fine work,  air tight joints,  just beautiful......"
Apr 18, 2018
Robert Brennan commented on Mario Cascio's photo
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"Dolls house ? are you sure? its sure is huge for a dolls house. I hope your daughter did not fall out of it and hurt her arm!"
Nov 9, 2017
Robert Brennan replied to KregRep's discussion 'New Members: Please Introduce Yourself!'
"Peter There are fine threads available for hardwood, and  depending just where you place them will determine if you need stainless steel or just coated screws for outdoor. You possibly already know Carba tech at Wakerley sell all the…"
Nov 9, 2017
Robert Brennan replied to Michael B's discussion 'Design help'
"Ok I will quietly await a result."
Oct 6, 2017
Robert Brennan posted photos
Aug 23, 2017

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig®
How would you describe yourself?
Intermediate DIY'er
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
Me: I live in Brisbane
My Life: I am still alive!
My shop: Its interesting to say the least, its the driveway !
All my machines and tools are stored around the garage each side of the car an bikes and come out weather permitting onto the concrete drive way to work
My Home: its The Castle! but I don't have enough land for a decent workshop, meaning it needs to be at least 2x car garage sizes meaning I am retired and have no money for that anyway!

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At 3:58am on December 8, 2015, Philip Sharp said…
Hi Robert, i also live in Brisbane, but the jig is going back. I like the idea not the calculations nor the reality that an Australian Company can accept that a small American company will not ship appropriate equipment to the rest of the world...America and Libya use gallons! Amazons will not ship this equipment to Australia, perhaps they understand what a disgruntled customer means to their business.
At 10:28pm on April 18, 2015, Jay Boutwell said…

Hi Robert, Yes it needs to be controled and realizing that everyone has their opinion and right to express it but on the same token making good judgement must consider the consequence that it puts others in.  Good judgement is where a person considers their actions and determines if it is apporiate for all concerned where it be in action and or words, some things such as words and expressions, that may be objectional to some.  They should be kept in private either in private conversations and not make it known to all who it is exposed to.   It does not matter if it is in a different language a word still means the same.  End of story.

At 4:48pm on April 18, 2015, Jay Boutwell said…

Thank you Robert for extending your friendship.  I am looking forward to being able to talk with e-mails and exchange information.  I consider a friendship as a treasured part of life. 

At 4:53am on September 2, 2014, jock sloan said…

robert, i have some recycled wood in my shed and i was going to through out because like you i have little enough space for my machines. so if your interested give me a ring on 0412610330 go some slabs of red gum as well they look a bit ugly but if you cut that bit away they are ok.

        jock

    brisbane southside

At 8:04am on July 21, 2014, Jay Boutwell said…
Hi Robert, I am glad you have made the connection and hopefully will finally get a chance to obtain one of the grippers as they are really a super safe way to use a tablesaw and other wood cutting machines. It took a while but it will be wworth the wait. I'm glad that the distributor took the time and the information I gave him to find you. As always it is nice to keep in touch. Take care and work safely.
At 10:53am on December 8, 2012, Joan Gribskov said…

Here is the link:

Wood tools - http://woodtools.nov.ru

There are literally hundreds of (mostly) American woodwoorking documents scanned into this library - magazines and books, articles, etc.  Some is from the 90's but some as recent at 2010.  Enjoy!

At 2:29pm on December 7, 2012, michael evans said…

Hi robert love the trike, i had a kawasaki ninja.But due to problems with my knee and hip thought i was going to give up biking .But yoda the wise one aka[wife] said buy a scooter so i did a ,a honda sh 300i and i love it.Keep makin shavins .

At 4:39pm on October 29, 2012, Jim Delorme said…

Hi Robert,

You were asking about what tools I used to build the Buffet....

1.) Kerg Pocket hole jig  2.) Table saw  3.) Thickness plainer  4.) Router table  5.) Brad Nailer 6.) Lots of Clamps

At 12:50am on July 2, 2011, Jay Boutwell said…

Hello Robert I saw the post of the june 26 where you were still looking for aGrr ripper deales.  Check this out.  This was posted Jun 29.

 Aussie GRR-Ripper Supplier


 

For those who read my review and were interested in knowing who the aussie supplier would be, I have information that the first batch of GRR-Rippers are on their way to..........

Northwood Tools in Brisbane (www.northwoodtools.com.au)

They will be selling the deluxe GR-200 model, which is probably the one you would want anyway.
I believe the price will be AUD$139.95, which when exchange rates, shipping and aussie taxes are considered is a fair deal.

They will also be stocking the GRR-Ripper DVD for $14.95
Not yet listed on their website but I am assured it will be up online by the time they arrive.

Hope that helps those looking out for it!
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At 4:26pm on March 6, 2011, Ralph Sarc said…
Sorry for the late reply Robert as I've been really busy with work. Glad to hear that the you were high and dry. Our news in the US such as CNN etc should the whole country under water!!

Robert Brennan's Product Reviews

Radial Arm Drill RAD

I bought this Drill in the last quarter 2014.

Its not your average Drill Press so I thought I would post a review for it.

My Radial Arm Drill review RDP-116

 

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Carba-Tec branded 5 Speed Radial Arm Drill Press.

 Motor is ½ hp

5 speed pulley system 500 to 2450 RPM

Keyed Chuck capacity 1 to…

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Posted on February 28, 2015 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

 
 
 

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Anybody have any ideas on how to make a couple wooden attachments for the side of a wheelbarrow that can hold and secure some long handle yard tools?

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K5 Review

I really like the k5 it is faster to change from different size of screws. I hesitated to update because of some of the reviews about the dust collection hook up. That to me one of the improvements it works perfect no dust to cleanup .…

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Posted by Gary roofner on April 5, 2019 at 10:02am

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 Hi all Santa left me one under the tree the elf thar made it must have had a bad morning because one gray tab is metric and the other one is imperial help Santa what do I do

thanks Eric 

Posted by Eric Kershaw on January 8, 2019 at 6:27pm — 1 Comment

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