Top Ten With All The Hard Work That Goes Into Breakout And Joinery You Certainly Don T Want Things To Go Wrong During The Assembly Stage Here Are A Few Tips To Ensure A Smooth Transition To Finishing
Top ten with all the hard work that goes into breakout and joinery you certainly don t want things to go wrong during the assembly stage here are a few tips to ensure a smooth transition to finishing is article about Magazine bookmarked by nelson with ID 13538598498 was uploaded on 24-02-2019 and has been viewed 123,832 times.
Top 10 Assembly Tips Photo by Rob Brown 1.Joints Can Help With LocationJoints and fasteners that allow no movement between mating parts (dowels, Dominos, tenons, etc.) can locate workpieces very accurately and ease the assembly process.
Biscuits work well in one direction but allow a bit of play side-to-side.This can be a good or bad thing.While they can be very strong, simple edge joints are very poor when it comes to locating the two parts together precisely.
Consider what you will need during assembly and incorporate it into the piece.2.Sand Before Assembly When NeededGetting at certain surfaces once the parts have been assembled can be nearly impossible.
Sanding before assembly can make life easier in the long run.3.Prefinish Some PartsSmall parts in an intricate assembly can be very hard to finish.Taping exposed joinery surfaces and applying a finish before assembly can be a great approach, resulting in a nicer finished product.
4.SubassembliesThere are times when it's absolutely impossible to apply glue and assemble all the joints in one project before the glue sets up.Making subassemblies is a great way to get around this.I've used upwards of eight subassemblies to bring together certain pieces of...