Router Forums - View Single Post - Particle Board and Kreg Pocket Fastening
View Single Post
post #22 of (permalink) Old 04-28-2019, 12:27 PM
twmv86
Registered User
 
twmv86's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Country: United States
First Name: Tim
Posts: 801
 
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by gmercer_48083 View Post
Let us know how that works out...with photos please.
@gmercer_48083

you asked for it. it aint good but here it is. i dont know what this stuff is but i dont think its strong enough for pocket screws. this stuff was made in the late 60 early 70s. it sure clumps up after drilling pocket holes. i tried connecting 2 mystery boards using a pocket screw. it split badly. i tried to go slow but it split trying to get tight. i tried mystery board to plywood and it was better but still split. those boards will now just be shelves that will slide in on 1x2s that are glued and screwed to the sides and back. wont be pretty but functional. i added 2x4 feet under the bottom shelf so the sides arent bearing all the weight. my mom gave me this thing so i wanted to just cut it enough to make it fit where it had to go but now its more of a frankencabinet.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	20190428_105330.jpg
Views:	9
Size:	145.4 KB
ID:	368785  

Click image for larger version

Name:	20190428_113823.jpg
Views:	10
Size:	129.5 KB
ID:	368787  

Click image for larger version

Name:	20190428_112610.jpg
Views:	9
Size:	103.0 KB
ID:	368789  

Click image for larger version

Name:	20190428_112133.jpg
Views:	9
Size:	146.1 KB
ID:	368791  


Certified Recliner Operator
twmv86 is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome