This is going to sound pretty elementary, but since I’m not beyond asking about basic things…so here goes.
I have always, probably because I learned it that way from my dad, glued projects together and then stained them, because I was led to believe that the stain would weaken or even ruin the glue bonding if it’s in the joint.
I guess what I’m wondering is: is that really always true? Are there some stains (i.e. water or latex based) that, if you stain everything, even the joint areas, when you apply glue, will not interfere with the bonding process?
It would be a lot easier to not have to be as careful with the glue cleanup for staining.
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