Adhering a New Piece

If a corner is broken off a solid wood table or cabinet top and the broken part is missing, the solution is obvious. You must make a new piece of the right size and glue it in place. Here are the factors to consider as you plan the repair.

Step 1: Finding the Right Wood You will have to buy a piece of solid wood of the same spccics from which to cut the new corner. The new wood has to be the same thickness as the old, and the piece you buy should be larger than the missing piece so you can cut the new corner from it.

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

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