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post #1 of 2 Old 12-20-2014, 02:49 PM Thread Starter
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Laminating Laminated tops??

Quick question folks.

If I made two tops by edge glueing boards together could I face glue the tops together without major consequence to make one thick top?

I realize the ideal is start from thicker stock, but the ideal nearly always escapes me...I'm sure you can all relate.
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Yes that would work but large areas face glued together tend to stick around the edges and the glue stay wet in the middle for a long time. It would be better if you would use a resin glue to laminate the two pieces together. Once that type glue is mixed together it will harden even in a air tight container. Try to make each panel as flat as possible and use a liberal amount of glue to be sure there is no air pockets in the middle.
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