Squeeze-out is inevitable. And if your philosophy, like Tim Rousseau’s, is to err on the side of too much glue rather than too little, you’ll need a variety of approaches to deal with it. Here, he offers his tips and tricks for managing squeeze-out, whether it happens on panels, mortise-and-tenon joints, inside the corners of cases, or in and around dovetail joints.
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I use epoxy for most of my glue ups. Ok it is messy, you have to wear gloves and it destroys your clothes if you get it on them and you always do. It also takes several hours set. The reason I use it is because there are no issues with finishing. You get a little extra on something just wipe it off with a paper towel. Ok you have a big smear showing on the money side of the piece. Who cares when you add your finish, I mostly use a tung oil, it just disappears.