George Vondriska

Clamp Blocks

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If you’ve ever tried to clamp two pieces together that are cut at less than a 90-degree angle, you know how difficult it is to keep the joint from sliding around before it dries. George Vondriska has a neat trick to resovle this clamping challenge using clamp blocks. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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10 Responses to “Clamp Blocks”

  1. Paul Mabee

    I would use two-sided tape

  2. Frank hood

    I like to know how feasible it would be to use double face tape instead of glue?

  3. Howard Flad

    What is the angle cut on box sections

  4. John

    Very informative

  5. Tom Weinberger

    Is there another glue that can be used instead of hot glue for temporary use? (I don't have a hot glue gun)

  6. az guy

    Worried about removing hot glue residue, would narrow strips of double stick tape work just as well and be less likely, at least in my experience, to leave a residue that makes finishing problematic.

  7. Kev Shapland

    A smart thing to do before the glue up would be to complete the finish on the inside sections first, as the task to do it once complete, would be so much more difficult, especially having glass in this type of project.

  8. Warner Smidt

    Hot glue will soak into pores of wood. After scraping surface glue off, how do you remove glue from the wood pores?

  9. Rin

    Every time I've used hot glue to temporarily hold something together I've gotten a lot of tear out when I tried to disassemble it. Is there a particular type of hot glue that you're using that doesn't hold as well? I just use what is available at my home center and there doesn't seem to be any choice of type of glue.

  10. Rustaholic

    And I have always just used a couple strap binders. Looks like it will be a very nice looking project.

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