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  1. #1
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    May 2007
    Rhode Island


    Guys, I recently picked up the Kreg master jig set up. I want to know what types of their screws do I use for MDF & ply ???


  2. #2
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    Sep 2007
    Plainwell, Michigan
    I keep 2 versions of threads on hand for pocket screws Chuck, fine thread for hardwoods and coarse thread for ply. I have never used pocket screws on MDF but would use coarse thread on them

  3. #3
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    Thomasville, GA
    Ditto to what Tom said. I've used coarse in MDF - works good.
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  4. #4
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    Nov 2006
    Delton, Michigan
    mcfeelys makes one that is a combo screw that works well for all,, not sure on mdf but hard or soft woods..
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  5. #5
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    Jan 2008
    Beaverton, Oregon
    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck Beland View Post
    Guys, I recently picked up the Kreg master jig set up. I want to know what types of their screws do I use for MDF & ply ???

    I use course but on MDF I also use glue.

  6. #6
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    Oct 2009
    Dennison, MN
    I use fine screws for everything pocket screws. Mostly because I'm too lazy to order anything else, but rarely do I find I need a more aggressive screw, and when I do, I just grab a regular wood screw and throw it in there. I use Deerborn screws I think.
    Last edited by Karl Brogger; 12-07-2011 at 09:29 PM.
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  7. #7
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    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    Another McFeely's coarse and fine user here, I use the coarse washer head on MDF with good success.
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  8. #8
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    Dec 2007
    Billings Missouri near Springfield Mo
    Im with Karl on this one and same screws when I can get-em
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