Gluing different coloured stains together

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Forum topic by roughcuts posted 12-26-2016 02:00 PM 607 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-26-2016 02:00 PM

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I am planning to glue a few pieces together, I’m just wondering how to go about it. If i glue them together, how do i sand everything to make it uniform and to remove all the glue?

Any help is appreciated


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#1 posted 12-26-2016 02:04 PM

You could put a couple coats of your final finish on the face of the wood before you glue the edges. Glue will wipe right off and a VERY light sanding shouldn’t affect the color.

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#2 posted 12-26-2016 03:40 PM

Alignment is the key, use splines or tongue/groove. You can also “hide” any misalignment with a shallow “V” groove at the joint. This is all to avoid any sanding.

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#3 posted 12-26-2016 03:43 PM

Perfect. Thanks for the advice. Will try the final finish technique.

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