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Kreg® Precision Setup Bars

Kreg setup barsKreg ensures your project measurements are on-the-mark exact!

  • 3-in-1 bars act as a step gauge, depth gauge, and fence gauge
  • Fence gauge: makes positioning your fence quick and easy
  • Depth gauge: straddles your reducing rings for fast and easy bit height adjustments
  • Step gauge: Test the depth of your cut after each pass
  • Seven set-up bars: 1/8″ (.125), 3/16″ (.188), 1/4″(.250), 5/16″ (.313), 3/8″ (.375), 7/16″ (.438), 1/2″ (.500)
  • Each individual bar is made from soft aluminum designed to prevent damage to your router bit or saw blade in case they make contact during setup

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Woodworking in the News


Man continues woodworking hobby after going blind

WBTV – Charlotte, NC

If you watch Billy Milburn while he’s working with wood in the shed behind his house, you learn very quickly that his lack of sight doesn’t slow him down very much. He uses table saws, planers, and most recently, a lathe to turn wooden bowls.
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Sneak peek at woodworking innovations: LIGNA 2017 preview

Woodworking Network

A sneak peek at some of the new woodworking technology and innovations on display at LIGNA 2017 was given to more than 70 journalists from 28 countries at a special event hosted by show organizer Deutsche Messe. The world’s largest woodworking event, LIGNA will be held May 22-26 in Hannover, Germany.
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Stanley Black & Decker Inc buys Sears’ Craftsman brand

Reuters

The $900 million deal adds Craftsman lawnmowers, snowblowers and barbecue grills to Stanley Black & Decker’s line of power and hand tools – a market where Craftsman is also strong.
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