5 construction tips that defeat the drips
Use mechanically sound joinery
Locked rabbets and splined miters, as shown in bottom drawing, are more durable than butt joints and non-reinforced miters and bevels because they rely less on adhesive alone to make the connection. Scarf and finger joints, like those shown in top drawing, provide lots of gluing surface for long workpieces or when gluing up an arch.
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