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Old 10-21-2014, 05:23 AM
jccabinets jccabinets is offline
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Default Re: New Restoration Project - Advice please!

Originally Posted by DownTownFarmer View Post
Question for the master - why not wood glue?

Wood glue requires clamping and unless you have a vac bag there is no good way to clamp that many square inches at once. Plus I think there is an issue with the vac bag actually crushing the shell. Veneers are to be applied with contact cement, it is not that hard. Especially if you rip your veneer a couple inches wider than the shell and let it hang over each edge while you are wrapping the shell. That way if it does start to wonder off center you just trim the crooked edge off.

Thank you!
Jeff C

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