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What’s The Best Glue for Furniture?

Why liquid hide glue should be your first choice as an adhesive. Since the beginnings of civilization up until World War II, most pieces of furniture were assembled using animal-based glues. That fact changed almost overnight in the 20th century, however, with the introduction of polyvinyl acetate (PVA), what we call yellow or white glue….

Woodworking in America: Darryl Dunn

We’re interviewing makers from all 50 states. Today we’re featuring Darryl Dunn, a furniture maker from Texas who specializes in reclaimed lumber. How did you get started woodworking? Who were your mentors? 6 years ago, My best friend introduced me to repurposing shipping pallets. For the next three years I taught myself woodworking. Year three…

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Featured Videos: Experts Guide to Gluing & Clamping Wood

Gluing and clamping is one the the most widely-used skills for woodworkers. Done correctly, you can make strong, lasting bonds in your projects. Done incorrectly, you’ll add additional time and frustration down the road. We’ll address best methods and practices and also look at possible variations. We’ll look at edge joints, mitered joints, casework and clamping and gluing curves. Our special thanks to Bessey and Titebond for sponsoring this series.

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