Garage Remodel #12: Learning the Veritas 32 Deluxe Cabinet Making System

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Holbs posted 09-02-2016 03:28 AM 294 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 11: Added 2 French Cleat boards around garage Part 12 of Garage Remodel series Part 13: Learning the Kreg 5 jig system »

With my french cleat system installed, now comes time to use this Veritas jig for the first time. I have only done 8 board feet of shelf pin holes. Enough not to need to look at the instructions all the time. I like it! When you have cazillions of holes, this jig makes it less of a chore and rather swift when it comes time to move the jig to a new board. I did a booboo though. I had all 1/4” drill bits and shelf pins, but the Veritas only comes with millimeter drill guide bushings. To temporary get around this until all the 1/4” shelf pins are used up, I use the 1mm? drill guide bushing and drill a 1/16” pilot hole and come back with a 1/4” drill bit. I see I can order a dedicated 1/4” drill guide bushing, but for now…will have to run with the temp solution.
I have to make more boards up this coming weekend, then toss up a review.

-- Yes, my profile picture is of a Carpenter Bee! The name is derived from the Ancient Greek "wood-cutter"

0 comments so far

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics