Avoid problems with glue squeeze-out contaminating your finish by controlling the problem where it starts -- inside the joint. This article offers valuable tips for hiding squeeze-out where it will not be seen, or sending it to areas where it is easy to clean up. You'll learn to limit squeeze-out on mortise-and-tenon joints, in dowel holes, on solid edging, in dado joints, and on dovetails and finger joints.

From Fine Woodworking #213