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Posted on Joining together 2 pieces of 3/8" teak

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#1 posted 756 days ago

Be careful with the spline. Sometimes they swell and keep the joint from fitting. If you can, use leftover teak for the spline. Another thing to consider; as edge-grain to edge-grain makes a very strong joint without any help (glues are stronger than the wood or they’re useless), just run your bead and clamp. Use c clamps on the ends to force them to line up, a mallet in the centeer and tighten the clamps in steps. Don’t over tighten.

Steve

-- Steve in KY. 44 years so far with my lovely bride. Think I'll keep her.


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