For most woodworkers, the glue-up process is an inexact science. But for wood technologist Roman Rabiej, judging the success and potential longevity of a glue-up is simply a matter of determining the clamping force you need, choosing the correct types of clamp, and placing them where they will do the most good. Rabeij explains the science behind clamping in terms that will ensure that you approach your next glue-up with confidence.

From Fine Woodworking #194