August 25, 2010

My new gluing board

I always have pieces of wood left, so I decided to make my own little gluing board after buying this metall sheet for 4 Euro.
Because I wanted to change the metall sheet easily, I didn't make a total frame but only 1 right angle. If you'll make one of these jigs, make sure, that the 3 angles are asolutely square.
 
 
Then I plunged a magnet into the wooden base, so the metall sheet is held in place.
Last week I ordered some bigger magnets (on the pic are the small ones), so I'll have a perfect gluing tool for less than 10 Euro.

5 comments:

  1. Dat lijkt mij heel handig!!

    Groetjes, Karin.

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  2. Great idea, Andrea. I've been meaning to make this one also. I have had the metal plate ready for a long time, but just haven't gotten around to get the magnets yet! I've also made a different jig to be used with elastic bands (see: http://glaginye.blogspot.com/2010/04/houtwerk-een-nieuwe-hobby.html). Works fine, but I am still going to make the metal one. Thanks for your tutorial. That will come in helpful.

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  3. Hi Marion! I know these jigs with the elastic band, but you'll see, the magnets are much more handy! So MAKE IT! And lots of fun with it.

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  4. Muy buena idea usar la placa de metal y los imanes. Espero el resultado final. Esta primera parte promete mucho.
    Besos Clara.

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