|Forum topic by Bernie||posted 07-06-2011 06:16 AM||1282 views||0 times favorited||6 replies|
07-06-2011 06:16 AM
As I’ve posted on different posts and projects, I’ve noticed how most of us (myself included) have work methods we hold dear to our hearts. The list could go on forever like what joint is best for this or that? What tool is best for this or that cut? We are all so protective of our own methods we forget to consider posts which suggests alternative methods.
One common option offering 2 choices is how to detect dried up glue spots. Over the pasts few months, I’ve noticed 2 different options. Some folks use water and others use mineral spirits. I did an experiment on this and concluded that there is no difference. I smeared a piece of maple with glue, and drew a pencil mark down the middle. On the left, I used mineral spirits and on the right I used water, It was very difficult to see a difference.
So from now on – I will be using water. My reasoning? Besides the glue, I added a dent feature, That is to say, I
So water is my choice!
I would love to see other myth busting experiments!
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