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How to glue up a hexagon
Nov 24th, 2021 at 5:16pm
 
What would be the best way to glue these triangles into a hexagon? I have over thirty of these to glue up consisting of six triangles each. Then I have to glue up the hexagons to make two big hexagons. For now looking for a good way to glue the triangles into the small hexagons.

I made clamping jigs to glue up the triangles that worked pretty good. I have only a few very minor gaps in a few of the triangles. Not counting a whole run of #3's I threw away because I cut a length of the very center tiny triangle too narrow on one side and thought clamping pressure would eliminate the gap. Did not, fire wood.  Undecided
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Re: How to glue up a hexagon
Reply #1 - Nov 24th, 2021 at 5:41pm
 
If I were doing it, I would always glue up pairs, not two but pairs. Glue the three on the left, the three on the right. Then it's easy to "adjust" or sand straight before you join the two halves.This also makes alignment of the joints easier.
Just a suggestion
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