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Posted on Clamping technique? Is this a thing? Question from a novice!

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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 01-25-2018 01:48 AM



if you are using metal clamps, like steel bar or pipe clamps,
it is a good practice to put masking tape on the metal parts
that touch the glue areas – this prevents ugly black marks
on your wood joints that is difficult to remove.
it is not rust, it is a chemical reaction between the metal and glue into the wood.

- John Smith

Good tip, I would add wax paper can help with clean up and to keep two pieces of wood you do not want glued together from doing so. If a piece sticks rub it with a finger and it usually comes off, if not some sandpaper and all is good.

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