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

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#1 posted 01-25-2018 03:03 AM



You can t squeeze all the glue out of a joint. It s impossible.
In reference to PVA adhesives, you CAN over tighten to the point that you start to effect the strength of the bond(manufacturer s specs), but never to the point that the glue joint will be weaker than the wood itself.
With that said, there s no reason you should ever have to tighten a clamp to that degree with simple joinery. If it takes that much pressure to close a joint, you need better joinery techniques.
Tighten until the joint closes, no more.

- Tony_S


I agree,
It’s never happened to me in all my years.


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