Step Preparing the Area It is

not likely that the surface of the table edge where the corner broke off is even and smooth. Since it is extremely difficult to cut a new piece to match the irregularities of the fractured edge, carefully trim the broken edge until it is fiat. Depending on how much wood must be trimmed away, you could use coarse sandpaper, a small plane, or a wide-bladed wood chisel. Test your work by placing a block of wood against it. The block should contact the top surface perfectly; keep trimming until it does.

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

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