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Forum topic by ScottT posted 03-06-2010 04:02 AM 1366 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-06-2010 04:02 AM

I just purchased my first book matched 8/4 walnut slabs for a table top. I was thinking about joining the two together and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on what to use. I certainly can use #20 biscuits but was worried that might not be enough. Any suggestions from LJ’s that have builit a table like this over the years and how has the joint held up?


-- Scott, SE Wisconsin

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#1 posted 03-06-2010 04:13 AM


just gluing is plenty strong. As we often ear, stronger than wood

-- Martin, Gatineau, Qu├ębec

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#2 posted 03-06-2010 04:17 AM

Scott, Check out this glue up –

-- Don

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#3 posted 03-06-2010 09:21 PM

Glue should be good but you could double up on biscuit if you chose to. One from each edge.

-- The older I get the faster I was.

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