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April 2009 Product Reviews (4)

My building/woodworing history & reason for purchasing the Kreg jig

I was brought up by a father that generally had some home remodeling project going on and, since the chip doesn't fall far from the block followed in his footsteps. I took what I consider the next step and made a few pieces of furniture, a basic little table, foot stool, little cabinet, bookshelves, end tables that type of thing.

In the early 70s I joined forces with a builder and built homes for four years, but the lack of fringe benefits, vacations and long hours drove me back into the… Continue

Added by Dick Gaffney on April 30, 2009 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Dimensioned Desk

Well Since KregRep posted a comment on this project at LumberJocks I figured I would post it here as well. I am currently working on building an office suite out of dimensioned pine. The Kreg Jig is my main joinery technique.

I built the desk first and used a hand saw with miter box and Kreg Jig in order to do my miter joints.…

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Added by Chris L on April 22, 2009 at 9:01pm — 3 Comments

Liam's News

Westbrookville woodworker, 8, gains renown

Dad ensures safety comes 1st









Liam Noakes of Westbrookville displays a cabinet he made at home. He is featured on the Web site of an Iowa tool company.Times Herald-Record/MICHELE HASKELL

Stephen Sacco

By Stephen Sacco

Times Herald-Record

Posted: April 13, 2009 - 2:00 AM



WESTBROOKVILLE — On Tuesday… Continue

Added by Michael, Liam's Dad on April 13, 2009 at 8:11am — 2 Comments

TV Stand

After buying a flat panel 37" TV, our existing entertainment center had to go. Pricing new ones was discouraging. They cost almost as much as the TV! So I got the ok from my wife to build one. As I posted on the forum I ran into some trouble drilling the pocket screws into the oak faceframe. The screws caused bulges and a few poked through! Both pieces of wood were 3/4 inch and I followed the specs on my Kreg tools. I had no problems on my last project and I built to whole thing with a Kreg Jr.… Continue

Added by Tim King on April 9, 2009 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

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Pocket Hole Drawer Slide Brackets?

Hello - I have a couple of workbenches in my 'shop' and am contemplating putting 2 or 3 pull out bins on the bottom shelves of both. I've not worked with drawer slides before and am looking to make it simple(r). Thinking of making 2 sets of pocket…Continue

Tags: hole, pocket, basket, slide, Drawer

Started by E M Hampton in General Woodworking Jan 10.

Kreg Jig 5 Clamp Busted 1 Reply

My clamp to hold boards to my kreg jig no longer works.  It won't move from it's spot and when I push the grey button on top, nothing happens.  are there replacement parts for this?Continue

Started by Tammy in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by John Browne Jan 3.

Product Reviews

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 — 2 Comments

Kreg Jig Dust Collection Attachment

1st impression when you hold this attachment in your hand:  "not much to it", Kreg sure is makin' $$ here.



Then I installed it.. perfect fit, leaves just enough room to adjust the setting screw on my K4.



Then the real test, hook…

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Posted by Grampy Meyer on February 23, 2020 at 11:36am — 2 Comments

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