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What is the Correct Kreg Screw Length

What size Kreg pocket hole screws do you need for your project? There is a wide variety of wood screws out there, but I often use Kreg pocket hole screws. Pocket hole joinery is a simple method for the everyday diy-er to be able to start woodworking – it doesn’t require many fancy tools or…

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Lumber – Nominal vs Actual Dimensions

Lumber is cut to a standard length, width, and depth. However, there is a difference between nominal and actual lumber dimensions. The standard for converting nominal to actual dimensions is as follows: Subtract ¼ inches for dimensions under 2 inches Subtract ½ inches for dimensions from 2 inches to 8 inches Subtract ¾ inches for…

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