Use Chamfers To Hide A Poorly Aligned Panel Glue Up
Use chamfers to hide a poorly aligned panel glue up is bookmark about Gluing And Clamping bookmarked by kirk with ID 13672656707 was uploaded on 02-04-2019 and has been viewed 341,612 times.
Photo 1: This uneven woodworking glue-up almost de-railed my project.The boards slipped just a tiny bit, and I would have to remove a lot of wood to get this tabletop flat.But once flat, my piece would be too thin.
I needed a better solution.Small chamfers fix a gluing mistake.I'm under the gun.This small end table is the perfect gift for an old college friend, but I only have a couple of days left to complete the task.
The only thing left before finishing is to square up and sand the top.Aaaagh! In my haste, I haven't noticed that my woodworking glue-up has slipped and the tabletop is uneven by about 1/16″ on the top and bottom.
This piece will be too thin if I face the bottom and plane the top perfectly flat.I don't have enough time to go out and buy wood and then wait for it to acclimate to my shop; heck, I don't even have enough time to glue up another panel and wait for it to dry.
What a bind! Now is my chance to borrow an old trick from the Stickley Brothers.In admiring some of their antiques, I've noticed that they truly...