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Kreg Jig Portable Workstation

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Project by Philip "Pip" Storm posted 878 days ago 7419 views 45 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Kreg Jig is mounted to a small board which nests in the workstation. This workstation gives support to your wood as you work. It contains five storage compartments behind three sliding doors. These compartment store screws, bits, drills, clamps, and the jig itself. It can also house the Kreg Jig Master kit case nicely. The brace for the dust collection adapter is dovetailed in so it to can be removed and stored within. T-rails can be added to help with other accesories such as stops. Currently, I am still working on a handle or strap so that it can be easily carried.

Download the Sketchup file at http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/details?mid=2ef79225f79bd25b7c0c3e8c5e5b3232&result=4

Check out this video for more info.http://youtu.be/qDyNX90UxzE

Up and out of the way

-- Well, I'll be screwed, glued, and tattooed!





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Viking

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#1 posted 878 days ago

Phillip;

Great jig. You obviously have figured out how handy pocket joinery is.

Thanks for sharing and welcome to Lumber Jocks.

P.S. your truck bed is way cool!

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

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Ken Fitzpatrick

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#2 posted 878 days ago

Wow I thought mine was good. You have the super Kreg Jig workstation. Love the wall brackets. Thanks for sharing.

-- • "I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm."....... Calvin Coolidge

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 878 days ago

Good idea nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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exelectrician

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#4 posted 878 days ago

A very well thought out system for a very common problem, you will have copycats by the dozen, me too!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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Jorge G.

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#5 posted 877 days ago

Great job, and thanks for the SU file, downloded and soon to be copied… :-)

-- To surrender a dream leaves life as it is — and not as it could be.

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Eagle1

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#6 posted 877 days ago

Great set up. I just started to use my Kreg since I started to remodel my shop. Didn’t relaize it was so handy until I used it.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Philip "Pip" Storm

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#7 posted 877 days ago

Thanks eveyone. Exelectrician- I hope so. I’m really interested in seeing others take on this. I’m sure it’s needing some revisions.
JGM0658- I hope the SU file Is a big help. Gotta love Skethup.

-- Well, I'll be screwed, glued, and tattooed!

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Kelen

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#8 posted 877 days ago

Great looking jig…

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Martyroc

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#9 posted 877 days ago

Great idea, and thanks for the skecthup file, just started using it myself, still figuring stuff out.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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woodsoldier

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#10 posted 877 days ago

Very nice, I think I will borrow that idea

-- Retired from Active Duty

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Robert Baron

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#11 posted 877 days ago

Hi I tried to download the plans for your kreg work station, I guess I don’t have the right program to download it , are you able to email them to me? This is a great idea.
Please and Thank You

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Bob Kollman

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#12 posted 877 days ago

Nice work station, I hope you used pocket hole joinery to build it :) !!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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Philip "Pip" Storm

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#13 posted 876 days ago

Tattoo- you need Google Sketchup. Check it out it’s a very useful tool and it’s free.

Bob- you bet I did!

-- Well, I'll be screwed, glued, and tattooed!

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Belg1960

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#14 posted 841 days ago

Pip, seeing as you build such a nice kreg station I wonder can you tell me when you are screwing 2 pieces at a right angle what is the secret to keeping them flush and stopping the screw from pushing the board out at the very last second? Anyone jump in if you have any ideas, I know about the right angle clamps but they only work on the ends if I want join two sections 5’ long they don’t really help. Thanks Pat

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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Viking

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#15 posted 841 days ago

Pat;

I clamp a very straight piece of MDF on back side of the joint to keep it from moving …. Foolproof.

Good luck.

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

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