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Router Table Enhancements
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I would like to preface this post by letting you know that I am very pleased with the Kreg Precision Router Table package and Kreg's superior customer support but after using it for three years, I…Continue

Tags: Fence, Table, Router

Started this discussion. Last reply by Obortaz Sep 30, 2020.

 

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jock sloan commented on Robert Ringel's blog post 'Not Pleased With Pocket Hole Construction'
"Again i feel compelled to comment on other peoples experiences. You said you had an older version of the jig and you upgraded to a K5 system. The problem you have (if i am reading this correctly) is not with the system it seems to be with the…"
Sunday
Chris Randol commented on Robert Ringel's blog post 'Not Pleased With Pocket Hole Construction'
"I have had the old version keg jig, I loved it. Every sense I have bought the k5 I have had nothing but problems, it’s very thin cheep plastic compared to the older version, and I have problems every time I start drilling holes, the stupid…"
Saturday
Robert Brennan commented on Robert Ringel's blog post 'Not Pleased With Pocket Hole Construction'
"As Jock said your application with ply is actually more aligned to the quality of ply we have available these  days. Trying to obtain AA grade is almost impossible and the classification varies just to complicate matters further. My K4 has had…"
Nov 4, 2020
Obortaz replied to Robert Ringel's discussion 'Router Table Enhancements'
" I needed to keep it accessable because I frequently unplug the vacuum for use elsewhere."
Sep 30, 2020
jock sloan commented on Robert Ringel's blog post 'Not Pleased With Pocket Hole Construction'
" I do not like to make comment on other peoples experiences, but, in this case i will voice my opinion. As you say,   First:  In my opinion the art of building things from wood is not a race. It is to be enjoyed for what it does for…"
Sep 18, 2020
Robert Ringel posted a blog post

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 construction but I thought I would give it a try because of the reviews that claim it is quicker and sturdier than conventional joinery.  I would disagree for a couple of reasons.First:  I don't feel as if it is quicker at all because it takes considerable time…See More
Sep 17, 2020
Steven Sadler replied to Robert Ringel's discussion 'Router Table Enhancements'
"Thank you for letting me know your findings, I think despite the minor issues you have had it is a good buy and the best option in its price range so I'm going to pull the trigger on this once I have found the best deal. Thank you."
Jul 25, 2020
Robert Ringel replied to Robert Ringel's discussion 'Router Table Enhancements'
"Steve, Overall, I am very pleased with this router table system. In spite of the few issues I noted, Kreg support has been very responsive beyond my expectations.  They have replaced a couple components at no cost to me, the latest being the…"
Jul 25, 2020
Steven Sadler replied to Robert Ringel's discussion 'Router Table Enhancements'
"I have been eyeing up this router table after I read the review on https://toolinspector.com/best-router-table/ which scored it the best in its price category. Are you still happy with it after having it 4 more months? "
Jul 25, 2020
Robert Ringel posted a discussion

Router Table Enhancements

I would like to preface this post by letting you know that I am very pleased with the Kreg Precision Router Table package and Kreg's superior customer support but after using it for three years, I have come up with a few fixes and improvements I would like to share.1)  Reference Photos A, B, C, & D:Having purchased this router table with the current new design fence, I have found that the Micro Adjust mechanism is just too sloppy to make precision adjusts when setting up a Lock Miter bit so…See More
Mar 26, 2020

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Precision Router Table
How would you describe yourself?
Intermediate Woodworker
How did you learn about the Kreg Owners' Community?
kregtool.com
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
I enjoy working with quality tools. My basement workshop contains a full array of expensive power tools which I maintain in perfect working condition.
I retired about 7 years ago from the I/T administration field and prior to that I served in the U.S. Air Force as a S/Sgt.

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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 construction but I thought I would give it a try because of the reviews that claim it is quicker and sturdier than conventional joinery.  I would disagree for a couple of reasons.

First:  I don't feel as if it is quicker at all because it takes…

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Posted on September 17, 2020 at 1:48pm — 4 Comments

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Posted by Duke Leon on February 15, 2021 at 9:00pm

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 — 4 Comments

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