Making and Attaching Tapered Wood Cabinet Legs
Rob Johnstone demonstrates how to glue up the leg blanks for turning, how he turned the legs, and how he used hide glue and an old luthier’s trick to attach the legs.
Will Steam Soften Furniture Glues?
Will steam soften the glue joints on antique furniture so we can disassemble it for easier refinishing or restoration? What glues will be affected by steam?
Another Option for CA Glue?
I’m allergic to cyanoacrylate glue and need another comparable option. What do you suggest?
Best Glue for Gluing Table Legs?
Which glue should I use to re-glue some old legs into a table spindle, and what prep work should I do?
Better Way to Cut Half Laps?
My dado blade makes ragged cuts. What are some options for cutting half laps and other joints more cleanly than using a dado blade?
VIDEO: Half-Blind Dovetail Assembly
In this episode of Hand Cutting Dovetails series, Ernie continues his lesson about how to make drawers using half-blind dovetails. You’ll learn how to glue together the drawer parts. Ernie prefers to apply hide glue to the pins and sockets to act as a lubricant when fitting the drawer parts and to secure the drawer parts.
What’s the Best Way to Open a Glue Joint?
I need to undo a glued door joint. What’s the best method to open it?
Wood Filler Turning Black?
Do you have any idea what type of dust contaminated my filler?