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Hide Glue for Beginners #8: Reversible is Good

01-29-2017 02:26 AM by shipwright | 17 comments »

I’m doing a little make work project in the shop while some veneer I recently dyed dries completely. It involves a repetition of diamond shaped lozenges with a flower in each. I made forty-eight from packets of twelve layers and the project requires all forty-eight. Perhaps you can understand my disappointment when I went out to the shop this morning and discovered that one of the lozenges was glued in upside down and fully cured.I will let the pictures tell the tale but suffice to say that I was able to salvage and reuse the lozenge thanks to the wonders of hide glue :-) What’s wrong with this picture? Upside down! Heat, water and a knife. Reinforci...

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