J is for Jig: A-to-Z Challenge

W11 8 16 440 AFRAME NPS OPENING 4Have you or your partner ever decided to fix a piece of furniture, thinking you could just glue it together?  You glue it, maybe even clamp it, and it appears fine, but then you come back hours later to take the clamp off and it is misaligned?  A jig, like the two pieces of wood shown right with the legs on top of them, would hold it in place while drying, so that no slipping or misalignment can occur.  Because we deal with antiques, our jigs are usually padded, and we use them for breaks, as show in the images top, or for veneer repairs in unusual places, like the curved veneer shown in the post header.

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