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My Bunk-bed project #4: Edge banding

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Blog entry by woodshopbob posted 10-17-2007 04:16 AM 955 reads 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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If anyone has any tips on iron on edge banding for plywood I would like to hear from you. I have had some problems in the past with adhesion and do not want to develop problems on this project.

-- Bob "life is one big school & we are the students"



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#1 posted 10-17-2007 04:36 AM

Bob -

You migh consider not using iron-on edge banding. Instead use glued on solid edge banding which is more durable and thicker allowing some edge machining if needed.

Check out the following links:

Neil’s episodes on edge banding are for veneered MDF but very applicable to plywood.

Neil Lamens - Edge Banding 1

Neil Lamens - Edgebanding 2

Thin Stock Ripping Jig

David

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