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Unexpected days off lead to major overhaul of my shop.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Onno Kok Feb 5, 2013.

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Ken Darga commented on Onno Kok's photo

Simple shop made bench dogs.

"Nice. Handy tools."
Feb 7, 2013
Onno Kok commented on Onno Kok's photo

New workbench.

"Thanks Mick! It's starting to warm up around here... +2"
Feb 6, 2013
michael evans commented on Onno Kok's photo

New workbench.

"Hi onno how s it going, onno thats one great bench. Your shop is coming along nicely keep warm Mick."
Feb 6, 2013
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Feb 5, 2013
Onno Kok replied to Onno Kok's discussion 'Unexpected days off lead to major overhaul of my shop.'
"Thanks Ken. I have suspended a power cord from the ceiling over the workbench, one less this to trip over. I'm not sure if it will get in the way when I'm working on bigger projects or not. Off to go make some bench dogs. Onno"
Feb 5, 2013
Ken Darga replied to Onno Kok's discussion 'Unexpected days off lead to major overhaul of my shop.'
"Onno, I like your work top---very nice. Some very useful features, you have incorporated. Looks like you've got everything pretty much covered, in your new work bench. The elongated slots, will sure come in handy, when using articulated…"
Feb 5, 2013
Onno Kok replied to Derek Gould's discussion 'Kitchen island with a raised countertop'
"Hi Derek Our kitchen bar counter is not much different and has held up fine. It has three triangular support blocks underneath. I do not have any measurements at the moment, but if you wish i could snap some pics and take a…"
Feb 5, 2013
Onno Kok replied to Onno Kok's discussion 'Unexpected days off lead to major overhaul of my shop.'
"Time for an update! The next part of the workshop that I wanted to tackle was a workbench. I couldn't decide on a size or style of workbench for a while and after deliberating I settled on an assembly table design from…"
Feb 5, 2013
Onno Kok replied to George Stoltz's discussion 'Safety: Is there anything wrong with this technique'
"I would suggest a cross cut sled for your tablesaw. They are very useful and can be used safely with even small work pieces. Some designs allow for quite a long length of board to be supported and if you add a stop block setup and repeatability is a…"
Jan 26, 2013
Onno Kok replied to Matt's discussion 'Veneer vs Buying Ply'
"I agree with Jay, go with hardwood for the face frame etc. and pre-veneered ply for the panels and shelves. Assuming you are using pocket holes, there are some good tips on cabinet construction and I believe a video specifically n making a…"
Jan 20, 2013
Onno Kok replied to Ken Darga's discussion 'table vs radial saw'
"Interesting article, although rather brief. I was hoping for more info on when to choose between the two for tricky cuts. If I had to choose only one it would definitely go with a table saw. The variety of cuts available on the table saw, especially…"
Jan 20, 2013
Onno Kok commented on Onno Kok's photo

Close up of new drill press table.

"Thanks, but it's not my plan. It comes from ShopNotes magazine, issue #94. The dust collection works better than I expected and it is a pleasure to work on this size of table. Have a look at the other photos in my gallery to see it…"
Jan 15, 2013
steven michaud commented on Onno Kok's photo

Close up of new drill press table.

"Nice table onno, i was thinking about making one for my drill press, hope you don't mind i use your plan ??  it will work great for me.."
Jan 15, 2013
Sam Cover commented on Onno Kok's photo
Jan 15, 2013
Onno Kok replied to Jerrod McCrary's discussion 'Older Craftsman Table Saw, 3HP'
"Looks like a nice saw. I have a much older Sears saw that I got used for $250. That did include the Biesemeyer fence and two miter gauges, but only a 1 1/2 HP motor and no safety guards. Even if the motor is slightly over rated you should be fine,…"
Jan 15, 2013
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Jan 15, 2013

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Kreg Jig® Master System
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Beginning DIY'er

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At 4:03pm on June 19, 2009, John P. Stombaugh said…
I have only drilled a few sample holes - just to see how well the system works - great.
-- As for brake pads, I just replaced the rear pads on my GS. I was returning from a trip and could hear some scraping. Upon inspection, I couldn't see any facings. I had just had a 12K service done before the trip - and upon inquiring - "yes, we check the pads". BS!!! 3000 highway miles and nothing left - they didn't check! At least I didn't ruin the disc.
--First woodworking project will be some storage shelves - then it is on to installing some (more) laminate flooring - no need for the Kreg system there.
--We were to have departed for a mc campout today, but it'll just have to wait until the morning.
John P.
At 9:33pm on June 18, 2009, John P. Stombaugh said…
Nice looking KRS. I too ride Beemers, an R1150GS, and an R1200CLC. Just got my Kreg K3 system this week. Looking forward to some pocket jiggery.
At 9:58pm on April 20, 2009, KregRep said…
Good to have you as a member, Onno! Anxious to see what you've built with your Kreg Jig so far! Please feel free to post your photos, videos, or post any questions you may have in the forum.

- Good luck, and good woodworking!

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