Find out how to get the best results when gluing and assembling your project. These tips will get you through tricky clamp-ups, keep your project square and level, and help you account for wood movement.
A river runs through this stunning table made with natural-edge slabs and a pour of epoxy resin.
Cut 12 equal bevels the length of a cylinder with a simple tablesaw jig. This technique was used in WOOD issue 259 (March 2019) to bevel salt and pepper shakers.
I recently built a freestanding cabinet with carefully fitted doors and a base with legs. When I moved it from my shop to my living rooms, the doors bound. What’s going on?
I need to glue two beveled edges together, but have a hard time applying firm pressure on the joint to force the slightly wavy outer edges of the bevels to match.
I’ve built small projects with delicate, difficult-to-clamp parts. Is there some fast-setting adhesive that will allow me to use hand pressure to clamp until the glue “grabs?”
The glue-ups for the curved arms on my Morris chair seemed to go well, but when I took them out of the forms, there was springback. Should I be doing something differently?