gluing

Gluing high-density jatoba

Q: We tried to glue some jatoba (Brazilian cherry) and it was a complete failure. The joints had almost no strength. We also had lots of trouble with machining, with lots of burn marks. Any suggestions?

6 Tips for Using Wood Adhesives

Gluing mixed wood species, tricks to gluing end grains, and decreasing clamping time with a vaccuum press are among 6 tips and techniques for optimizing adhesive performance in woodworking applications.
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Laminates: Waiting for the Next Big Color

It seems like just yesterday I was holding a brand new piece of Cognac melamine in my hand and beaming with pride as I showed it off to a room full of closet designers. We all knew in that moment that we were looking at the future of the custom storage industry.

Purchasing Veneer? Some FAQs

What’s the difference between “book match” and “sequence match?” What is raw veneer? Can I apply a wood veneer to materials other than wood? What’s the difference between backing materials?
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Share your best practices in the 2011 Red Book

The 2011 Red Book Guide is soliciting articles on best practice tips and techniques in the areas of: Solid Wood Machining, Panel Processing, Cutting & Grinding, Gluing & Pressing, Sanding & Finishing, Components/Hardware & Assembly, Software and Plant Production. Submissions must be received before Jan. 28.