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Forum topic by DonJ posted 11-17-2010 12:35 AM 790 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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DonJ

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11-17-2010 12:35 AM

I’ve cut my pieces to size and am ready for the glue up (cocobolo to birdseye maple). There are some burn marks on both woods…is there any issue with gluing up the pieces “as is”, or do I have to scuff them up a bit? Thanks

-- Don, San Antonio, TX


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cabmaker

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#1 posted 11-17-2010 12:42 AM

Do you mean you have burn marks on your edges. Should be of no consequence as long as your pcs. are true enough to allow firm clamping. Do you mean on the face?,thats another issue. Good luck, JB

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#2 posted 11-17-2010 01:04 AM

I meant on the edges. So, no sweat. Thanks.

-- Don, San Antonio, TX

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#3 posted 11-17-2010 01:12 AM

Hrmm, I’ve been told significant burning can interfere with achieving a good glue bond. On the other hand, a small hint of burning here or there doesn’t get me concerned and doesn’t seem to cause any problems.

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