You could reinforce gluing with steel pins, suitably concealed
On 25 November 2015 21:00:29 GMT+00:00, Mike <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Depending on geometry and size, I have found rubber bands work well.
>Best to use many small ones instead of a few big ones, as the large
>will distort the structure at the joints. This goes without saying,
>I'll say it anyway (!); the main thing is to let it dry completely
>On 11/25/2015 9:44 AM, Jim Stone wrote:
>> My cousin just asked me to try to repair a wooden giraffe carving he
>> many years ago in Africa. The statue (I think it is about 1 ft tall)
>> broke into three pieces: the bottom of the neck snapped off from the
>> the body snapped off from the base. Ibm game to give it a try, but
>> trying to figure out how to excerpt proper clamping force on the two
>> especially the neck joint. Are the special clamps that might do the
>> special tricks that anyone knows?
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