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Doweled Chair Repair #3: Well it is together

110 days ago by DrDirt | 2 comments »

Well I finally got it together.No dowels too long. After the first glue-up, I tested the glue on 2 blocks.The first break was close to where the vice jaws were, so I thought, that may be the vice acted as a fulcrum, forcing the wood to snap off at the top of the vice, so I turned it around, and moved the glue line to the top of the vice, and the wood still broke instead of the glue. I really am sold on the Hot hide glue strength. Another advantage….. hot hide will wash out of your clothes!! Which is great for those times, I don’t wear an apron, or just go into the shop for “just one thing” wearing good clothes. Here it is all clamped up, and sittin...

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