Edge Banding Problem! HELP

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Forum topic by arthursbest posted 04-28-2015 02:00 PM 765 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-28-2015 02:00 PM

I have two sides of this box that I have made a oops on!!!

I have attached 50% of the slats and forgot that I need to edge band the two sides of the box. The spacing between the slats is the thickness of 3/4” plywood. (thus the edge banding is slightly too thick to just place into the spaces. Also there is the problem of applying heat between the slats….

Seriously hoping I don’t have to start from scratch!!!!!

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#1 posted 04-28-2015 03:36 PM

You may be able to cut some veneer perfectly to fit without trimming and use adhesive but the time it would take and the lack of accuracy would probably negate any advantage.

If you are in a hurry and want it to look right, start over.

-- Brad, Texas,

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#2 posted 04-28-2015 04:42 PM

I would go with self stick adhesive banding.

-- Everything is a prototype thats why its one of a kind!!

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#3 posted 04-28-2015 04:50 PM

I would make some nice little L-shaped corners and embellish the project. Maybe use a different wood species?

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#4 posted 04-28-2015 05:10 PM

How will you be finishing this and what is its use? I would be tempted to skip it at this point.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#5 posted 04-28-2015 05:23 PM

Thanks for the response so far!

It is going to be a counter height pub table base and stained a dark expresso

I’m thinking the “L” shaped corners could be really cool! Got a couple hours to figure out to do that or to just rebuild….

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#6 posted 04-28-2015 05:24 PM

Also, there is a 5 degree angle up the base that causes that much more of a headache at trying to repair….. Think I may just finish this one later and paint it for another project…

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