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Posted on Are Most Benchtops Woefully Underclamped during Glueup? (probably not)

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#1 posted 12-06-2012 06:43 PM

Well, the chart in the article says pressure required per Sq.In. for oak is 900 Lbs for flat sawn face glued.

A bench top glue joint is 4” x 96” = 384 sq. in.

384 sq. in. x 900 lb required per is 345,600 total lbs of force.

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