I recently needed to laminate small pieces of 3⁄4" stock to create turning blanks for ball feet. Keeping the glued pieces from sliding out of alignment as I applied clamping pressure proved a challenge, of course.

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I recently needed to laminate small pieces of 34 " stock to create turning blanks for ball feet. Keeping the glued pieces from sliding out of alignment as I applied clamping pressure proved a challenge, of course. Then, I hit upon the idea of using my shop-made miter-splining jig as a third hand during the glue-up. The jig made the process fast and effective, with perfectly aligned laminations.
—Dave Williams, St. Cloud, Minn.