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Glue up process #2

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Blog entry by Randolph Torres posted 11-09-2011 01:28 AM 4570 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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 experimenting. Using an old clothes iron and a glue gun, coat the surfaces to be glued with the glue gun and set them aside, now with the Iron pre set to 400~430 degrees F remelt the surfaces to be joined. Quickly join with as much pressure as you can apply by hand for a good glue line, hold for several seconds while blowing on it to assist cooling. Try it, experimenting, science, and woodworking is so much fun.

-- another tip from cooperedpatterns



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