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T-88/bows

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I built a set of tip bows using T-88 as an adhesive. In the bending/clamping process, I experienced glue "squeeze-out" thus resulting in starved areas. I ended up scrapping the four bows.
then I settled on the idea of adding two or three pieces ofsewingthread to each joint. The thread prevents squeeze-out by preventing direct wood-wood contact. Much better results.


T88 is a great adhesive but if you use too much clamping pressure, it is no adhesive at all.
 

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