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How to Press Veneer

Placing veneer in a press allows it to be held firmly in position while the glue sets, enabling you ......

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Essential Glue Guide

The subject of glue is vast and I wish that someone had written this article a few years ago when I ......

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Glues

Urea formaldehyde resinsUrea formaldehyde (UF) resins are essentially of a two-part formula. The bul......

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Hand Veneering

Applying veneers by hand without the need for a veneer press is an ancient tried and tested techniqu......

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Workshop Wednesdays - Going with the Grain

The route, via learning a new technique, to the glue comparison at the end of this article has been ......

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Workshop Wednesdays - Gluing end grain

The received wisdom on gluing end grain has often been to avoid it altogether - not only end to end ......

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Workshop Wednesdays - The Ulrich Split Chair Rail

In his work from the 1920s to the 1960s, Italian architect-furniture designer Guglielmo Ulrich exper......

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Scheppach Plano Glue Press

Many jigs and tools promise great things only to deliver nothing more than a bitter taste and a ligh......

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Deconstructing a Kneehole Desk with Cross grain Moulding and Banding

Working with cross-grain material is a bit of an uncomfortable concept for most woodworkers. We lear......

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Going for Gold

Gilding produces the appearance of solid gold, without the expense or difficulties associated with g......