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f First cut two arms (K). each with a curve at one end to keep the support from binding <Fig. lb). T1ie other end is mirered so ii fits lightly against ihe wall.

Add the support bar (10 between the arms (Fig. //This 1 '/aMia. dowel fits into holes drilled in the arms.

Attach the support to the frame with hex bolts (Figs, la ui<dg).

l ack nylon glides to the bottom and mount the station to the wall. Use a piano hinge with one leaf screwed to the top and the other screwed to the wall (Fig. ¿a).

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Willi the I wo separate framps completed, they're ready lo be assembled.

Note: 'Die directions here are lor a double frame (as shown in the photo and Kxploded View on pages V'-l-Vb). However, ii you only built one frame for mounting againsl a wall, refer back to llie Designer's Notebook on page 77 for instructions on mounting il with different hardware.

hinge. 1 wanted lo nuike it easy to fold the Gluo-llp Station so it would takeupa minima] amount of storage space.

To accomplish this, the frames are held together with a piano hinge that's screwed to the inside edge of each lop rail (R) (Fi'js.and!,»).

Note: Mounting this puino liingefhisli with both the top rails creates a flat surface that is ideal for holding glue and supplies.

Alice ihc last wofkpiocc is positioned, tighten the pipe o'amps along the back, then add another tow of damps moss the ftont of the poneI.

Stan by backing off ihe top damp Next, adjust the bottom clamp beads heads until they hit rhe bottoms of to allow for the width of the panel the broom clips. you'll be gluing up

3 Now you can ¡ay ¡he individual workplaces on the pipe clamps, and apply glue to each one as you work your way t&.vard '.he loo of ¿he panel.

Alice ihc last wofkpiocc is positioned, tighten the pipe o'amps along the back, then add another tow of damps moss the ftont of the poneI.

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hen using ibis Glue Up Station to put together a solid wood panel, it's easiest lo adjust each clamp first for the width of the panel (Stepx I and2).

Note: 1 like to position the clamp heads '■/■/' larlher aparl lhau the width of the panel.

Then it's just a matter of slacking the individual pieces on the station and applying glue (Step S).

Finally, after tightening the back clamps, position additional clamps on the front of rhe panel. This will help ensure that you apply even clamping pressure (Step*).

Uzing the Oiue-Uf? Station

Stan by backing off ihe top damp Next, adjust the bottom clamp beads heads until they hit rhe bottoms of to allow for the width of the panel the broom clips. you'll be gluing up

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two work surfaces, Each side of the Clue-Up StJtion iS designed 10 fioldpipe damps. So lo ¿due time, you can giue up .several panels at once.

additional hardware. There are a couple more pieces of hardware to add to the station. First. lo prevent the frames from spreading too far apart and dam aging the piano hinge. 1 installed a light-duty chain on the inside face of each leg (see Inside View in Fig. 5).

Finally, attaching a hook and eye to the outside of each pair of legs lets you lock the Glue Up Station together when it's folded for storage (see Outside View in Fig. 5).

two work surfaces, Each side of the Clue-Up StJtion iS designed 10 fioldpipe damps. So lo ¿due time, you can giue up .several panels at once.

Oamp Marks, a common problem with pipe damp-, rs that it's all too easy to apply too much pressure and crush the workpiece.

Sometimes the most frustrating tasks I face are the ones that seem the smallest and simplest, fake working with pipe clamps, for example. They're ^reat for gluing up solid wxxjd panels (made even

Protecting Wood From damps n

Stained Wood. Pipe damps can discolor a gkied-up panel when the iron in the pipe comes in contact with the wet glue.

Plastic Padding. One way lo pad the jaws of a pipe damp is to dip therr, in liquid plastic (available ai most hardware stores).

easier with the Glue-Up Station). However, they present some 5pedal considerations that may seem insignificant but That can damage the project you're working on.

Below are two such problems having to do with the clamps themselves leaving their marks. Whether you want to avoid a crushed work-piece from the damp he^ds or stains from the iron pipe, these '.imp'/» tricks will help you.

Plastic Padding. One way lo pad the jaws of a pipe damp is to dip therr, in liquid plastic (available ai most hardware stores).

Wood Podding. Another simple way to pad the jaws is to attach a ynaiV piece of hardboard (or y.cap wood) with carpet rape.

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Masking Tope. I he quickest and eas iesi way to prevent discoloration is to isolate the pipe from the wood with masking '.ape.

Inner Tubes. A more permanent solution to preventing stains is lo slide lengths of a bicycle Tire inner tube oyer the pipe.

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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