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Tip #36
Gluing Up

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Next to the wood itself, glue is the most important building material in your shop. Though you rarely should see the glue in a well-built project, it has a lot to do with how professional that project looks . . . how well it performs...and how long it lasts.

A rugged, long-lasting glue bond depends on four primary factors:

1. The type of glue you use
2. The fit of your joint
3. The surface areas you’re gluing together
4. The preparation of those surface areas

Continue to Choosing The Right Glue For The Job

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