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Ampico Valve Blocks
By Bill and Dee Kavouras

Hi all,

Re: Ampico valve blocks

I might get criticized for this, but when gluing any wood together... it is always preferable to use clamps if at all possible. When I do Ampico valve blocks I use 4 small spring clamps on each valve block (cheap clamps from K-mart are fine). It might take longer, but works great. I use liquid hide glue because you have a very long time to position the pieces together perfectly as you clamp them. Have used this method for many years and have had no problems with it.

Dee Kavouras


(Message sent Fri 2 Aug 1996, 15:39:49 GMT, from time zone GMT-0500.)

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