Bar Clamps Can Be Your Third Hand - ADVERTISING ADVERTISING Bar clamps are ideal for working alone because they tighten with one hand, leaving the other hand free to hold up the board. They’re available at home centers and hardware stores in a variety of lengths.When you’re soldering pipes, tighten a clamp across two floor joists for temporary support. Use the same trick to support drain-pipes, ducting or framing members while you work on them.These clamps come in handy for all sorts ...
My problem was a lack of understanding about how a screw joint actually works. It's not the threads biting into both pieces that secured everything in place. Rather, the strength of a screw joint comes from the threads pulling the screw through the bottom piece and securing the top from the pressure against the screw's head. The threads are irrelevant in the top piece; only the head matters.
Figuring out what type of glue to use to adhere one material to another is important. Since there are endless combinations of things that could be adhered together, there needs to be some sort of guide. For example, we needed to glue a piece of wood to metal that was going to hold over 100 … #Woodworkingglue