Upping the game with a new card table! #2: Gluing up the apron sections..

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Blog entry by Builder_Bob posted 05-08-2010 11:35 PM 1322 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Align the curved sections, clamp.

clamping fixture

Keep them at a right angle!

Line Up!

Last time I used brads to keep the sections aligned. I think I like hearing the satisfying sound of that pneumatic nailer too much. Anyway, that idea didn’t work so well when I had to trim the sections or cut a new screw pocket.

In the foreground is a little painting pad. It really saves time in spreading an even coat of glue. I wrap it with plastic wrap when it’s not in use.

-- "The unexpected, when it happens, generally happens when you least expect it."

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