LumberJocks

Reply by therealSteveN

  • Advertise with us

Posted on edge gluing plywood?

View therealSteveN's profile

therealSteveN

3927 posts in 1089 days


#1 posted 08-29-2019 03:29 AM

On really long pieces I think I’d do something else, but across 4’ joints a T&G joint is surprisingly strong when glued. Anyone who has placed a plywood subfloor, and glued the T&G, then found out they needed to pull it up hours after it went down. Usually with force the plywood shreds at the glue line. That old picture of the glue holding, but the wood near it failing miserably.

So my thought is this and some glue.

If it isn’t 3/4” ply, think about a slot cutter. Any of these will get it away from being an end grain, to end grain joint.

-- Think safe, be safe


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com