Make Sturdier Wood Joints By Using Hot Glue As A Clamp For Wood Glue

Wood glue is designed to hold strong and create long-lasting wood joints, but it takes a while to dry. Hot glue, on the other hand, hardens almost instantly. The combination of the two makes for a perfect method of building sturdy wood joints. In this video from the Woodomain YouTube channel, Jeremy Broun reveals some clever ways to use a hot glue gun in your workshop. In fact, you can use hot glue as decent method for clamping two wood joints together while wood glue dries. Add wood glue along the edge of the surface you want to join and leave a dry spot in the centre. Dab some hot glue in the dry centre, then attach the the two pieces of wood together. The hot glue in the middle will keep the wood clamped together while the wood glue dries to create a nice, sturdy joint.

What You Can Do With a Gluegun [YouTube via Make]

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