3 Tools Required 1. Drift pin driver2. Philips screwdriver (small)3. Standard Screwdriver (small) There are four ways they can fail: 1. Compression, Braking, Bar worn, Glue obstruction. First on the dynamic end remove the drift pin, th...
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Location: Pittsburg, Ca. 94565
Randolph Kent Torres
• To bring work into public arena
• To apply myself to my artwork as my primary occupation
• To professionally market my work
Second Career: Life as an Artist
• Life-long interest in design, woodworking, and geometry
• Five-and-a-half years of trial & error developing &
inventing woodworking processes to create the
art I envision.
• Creating fine woodworked 3-dimensional pieces
Home and Pre-Trade Work
Married, two sons, four grandchildren
Attended Del Valle High School in Walnut Creek
Grew up in East Palo Alto and Walnut Creek, California
Teamster, Beekeeping, Ranching
-- another tip from cooperedpatterns
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There are many ways to remove carpenters glue squeez-out hopefully w/o causing problems by reducing strenth of the joint. I found a way even in tight places to remove squeez-out. Use a stiff natural bristle 1/2” paint brush, dry. If you ha...
This method is for those who prefer polyurethane glues as I do. If you have a long linier glue joint leave evenly spaced sections of the joint clean (say 1/2 in. every 6” ) in this space place a dab 1 min. epoxy and try to keep the two from...
I discovered a second process for small glue joint surfaces (approximately pencil thin) and yet strong as hell. It started by using hot glue gun. I could see the temp. was not hot enough so I got out the digital thermometer and started experimen...
Necessity is truely the mother of invention or inovation. I uncovered a glue up process that works very well. It was developed for unclampable pieces, but could be used for other similiar needs. Place a liberal amount of regular yellow carpente...