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Tip on applying a single strip of solid-wood edge banding to two plywood shelves simultaneously and then cutting apart.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Nov-Dec 1988 (v.4#5) pg. 10

Tip on planing solid-wood edging on plywood without cutting the face veneer.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #26 May-Jun 1992 pg. 12

Use small handscrews and wood wedges to substitute for edging clamps when gluing wood edging to a countertop.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #27 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 12

Using an auxiliary fence on a router table to facilitate trimming either wood or plastic edging on sheet materials.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #53 Aug 1996 pg. 22

How to salvage the outer veneer from scrap plywood for use as edge-banding material.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #80 Jun 2000 pg. 30

Shop-made edge banding clamp uses eyebolts to apply uniform pressure.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #81 Aug 2000 pg. 12

Shop-built edge banding clamp made of plywood and ordinary hardware. Est. cost: $10.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #83 Fall-Winter 2000 pg. 98

Tip for fabricating solid-wood edge banding strips by using a router table to remove saw marks.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #89 Oct 2001 pg. 13

Tip: Use a plaster of paris mixture to seal end grain of wood or plywood prior to painting.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1980 (v.3#11) pg. 30

Advice on filling edge voids in standard-grade plywood with autobody compound.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1992 (v.15#4) pg. 8
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1992 (v.15#7) pg. 6
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1992 (v.15#8) pg. 4

Tip on using a strip of a plywood panel to cover the exposed edge of the same plywood panel. After removing the unwanted interior plies and glue, you will be left with an edge consisting of the face veneer.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1998 (v.21#4) pg. 10

A look at the variety of ways to treat the edges of plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #191 Jul-Aug 1978 (v.28#6) pg. 37

Tip shows how to clamp a glued edge with a C-clamp and wood shims.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #322 Oct 1991 (v.41#9) pg. 33

Table saw technique for trimming solid wood edges flush with the face of the plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #362 Oct 1995 (v.45#9) pg. 31

Tip shows a quick way to put a hardwood edge on two plywood shelves at the same time.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #372 Oct 1996 (v.46#9) pg. 71

Tip describes how to use masking tape as clamps when edge-banding plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #383 Nov 1997 (v.47#10) pg. 20

Tip on edge banding fir plywood using veneer strips cut from the same plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #394 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.49#1) pg. 20

Tip on using a quick-action bar clamp and a wooden wedge to clamp edging or nosing onto panels, shelves, countertops, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #96 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 30

How to edge-band plywood using a 90-degree flute shaper cutter and cutoffs from solid stock.
FINE WOODWORKING #10 Spring 1978 pg. 14

Four ideas for use when applying edging to plywood. (1) How to get edge veneer grain to closely match the face grain. (2) Two clamping ideas that minimize the number of clamps needed. (3) Hot-water clamp table speeds up edge-gluing.
FINE WOODWORKING #25 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 18, 19

Method for edging plywood involves keying the edge banding to the plywood via a simple tongue-and-groove joint, so there is no movement when you clamp up.
FINE WOODWORKING #32 Jan-Feb 1982 pg. 20

Tip: How to edge-band fancy-veneer plywood when you don't have matching veneer.
FINE WOODWORKING #38 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 22

Tips on applying solid-wood edging to plywood drawer fronts and then trimming to size.
FINE WOODWORKING #50 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 14

Jig uses a plastic drafting triangle as a miter gauge to accurately mark the corners when edgebanding plywood.
FINE WOODWORKING #75 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 12

Adjustable jig holds a laminate trimmer (small router) to trim solid-wood edgebanding on plywood.
FINE WOODWORKING #76 May-Jun 1989 pg. 14

Pneumatic clamping system for applying solid wood edging to plywood panels. This jig minimizes the need for conventional bar clamps.
FINE WOODWORKING #77 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 14

Router jig for trimming edge moldings flush with a flat surface (such as solid-wood edging on plywood bookshelves).
FINE WOODWORKING #80 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 12

Edgebanding. Tools, materials and techniques for hiding a panel's edge.
FINE WOODWORKING #83 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 43

Tip on applying solid-wood edging to two shelves at once.
FINE WOODWORKING #84 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 16

How to neatly miter veneer edge strips at the corners of a carcase.
FINE WOODWORKING #85 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 16

Tip on edging plywood without clamps (by using screws) and then filling the uniformly-spaced screw holes with dowel plugs.
FINE WOODWORKING #88 May-Jun 1991 pg. 22

Edge-gluing fixture requires only 2 wedges to provide uniform clamping pressure all along the edging strip being applied to plywood shelves or case members.
FINE WOODWORKING #91 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 16

Using a special router base and a hinge mortising bit to trim edge banding flush with the thin top veneer of plywood.
FINE WOODWORKING #102 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 26

Solid-wood edging for plywood. Using a padded and bowed caul reduces the need for many clamps when gluing on the edging.
FINE WOODWORKING #116 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 68

Edge plywood by cutting a half-round cove in edge and installing solid bullnose edging. Most of the edging is then cut away to leave an edge that is thicker in the middle.
FINE WOODWORKING #120 Sep-Oct 1996 pg. 12

Shop made trimmer. Make a simple carriage to steady a small trim router used to flush-cut plywood edge-bands.
FINE WOODWORKING #125 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 79

Tip on using biscuit joints to attach solid-wood edging to plywood or MDF.
FINE WOODWORKING #126 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 32

Tip on concealing seams when veneer strips are applied to the edges of plywood.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.13#7) pg. 66

How to conceal plywood edges. Includes diagram for making an edge-guide to help align wood tapes and apply pressure during gluing.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 100

Various ways to finish plywood edges.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #548 Jan 1974 (v.70) pg. 41

Sixteen ways to hide plywood edges. Various ways of attaching moldings to the edge of plywood are shown in illustrations of 16 molding profiles which make attractive edgings.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1974 (v.141#5) pg. 96

Plywood edge treatments.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1984 (v.161#12) pg. 52

Guide to shelving systems. Start your own "space reclamation" project with this guide to shelf construction and installation. Twelve shelf-edge options for plywood are illustrated. Includes plans for a traditional 3-shelf painted bookcase (12" deep, 38" wide, 44" high).
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1985 (v.162#9) pg. 100

Finishing plywood like the pros. Tips on finishing edges, face, and corners when building with plywood.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1980 (v.216#1) pg. 114

How to make small wooden wedges that work with clamps to glue solid wood edging on plywood.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #95 Mar 1997 (v.17#1) pg. 18

Edgebanding plywood. Using thin veneer and a few simple techniques to hide a plywood edge.
SHOPNOTES #9 May 1993 (v.2) pg. 12

Tip on using C-clamps and wedges to secure edge banding while the glue dries.
SHOPNOTES #11 Sep 1993 (v.2) pg. 29

Using strips of solid wood to cover exposed edges of plywood. How to rip the strips, apply the strips, and trim them flush.
SHOPNOTES #22 Jul 1995 (v.4) pg. 26

Flush trim jig for a router. Platform supports a router for trimming solid wood edging flush with the surface of a work piece. The adjustable stop can be replaced with an edge guide.
SHOPNOTES #34 Jul 1997 (v.6) pg. 16

Unique C-style edge clamps from plywood and ordinary hardware make it easy to apply and hold hardwood edging.
SHOPNOTES #42 Nov 1998 (v.7) pg. 6, 28, 29

Tips on installing solid oak corner strips when making a loudspeaker case from oak veneer plywood.
SPEAKER BUILDER 6/1990 [Nov 1990] (v.11#6) pg. 93

A technique for regluing loose wood or plastic-laminate edging.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #813 Mar 1997 (v.93) pg. 28

Tip: A simple router jig to "flush out" an edge band with surface stock and not go through the veneer.
WOOD MAGAZINE #2 Nov-Dec 1984 (v.1#2) pg. 114

Tip: Fill the exposed edges of plywood with exterior spackling compound prior to painting.
WOOD MAGAZINE #26 Dec 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 24

Tip: Use woodworker's clamps (or C-clamps) and wooden wedges to clamp a strip on the edge of plywood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #31 Oct 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 14

Tip: Hide edges in plywood and other materials (such as weathered wood) by cutting beveled strips from the same material and gluing it over the edge to be concealed.
WOOD MAGAZINE #31 Oct 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 18

Five great router tricks. (1) Template for cutting smooth circles. (2) Making fixed-louver inserts. (3) Biscuit joinery. (4) Making simple cabinet door frames with a 3/8" rabbeting bit. (5) Jig for trimming solid-wood edge banding flush with the surface.
WOOD MAGAZINE #33 Feb 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 34
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #35 Jun 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 9

Tip on sealing the edges of outdoor plywood to keep out water.
WOOD MAGAZINE #35 Jun 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 26

Use an auxiliary fence on your table saw when trimming the overhanging excess from solid-wood edging that has been applied to plywood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #72 Sep 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 12
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #78 Apr 1995 (v.12#3) pg. 16

Clamping block for curved-profile edge-molding when using bar clamps.
WOOD MAGAZINE #78 Apr 1995 (v.12#3) pg. 28

The lowdown on plastic T-molding used to finish plywood edges. How to cut the molding, take it around corners, and trim it to width.
WOOD MAGAZINE #86 Feb 1996 (v.13#2) pg. 4

The ABCs of banding curves. A step-by-step guide to making nearly invisible joints when adding a band of complementary solid wood to an oval tabletop, tray, etc.
WOOD MAGAZINE #102 Winter 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 37

Tip on using four long bar clamps to raise a plywood carcase when attaching glue banding to the face.
WOOD MAGAZINE #113 Mar 1999 (v.16#2) pg. 14

Edge-banding basics. How to apply adhesive-backed wood-veneer or plastic tape and trim to width.
WOOD MAGAZINE #117 Oct 1999 (v.16#6) pg. 82

How to trim off solid-wood edge-banding overhang using a table saw and a simple jig.
WOOD MAGAZINE #119 Dec 1999 (v.16#8) pg. 31

Router table jig for flush-trimming the solid-wood edging that dresses up a plywood panel.
WOOD MAGAZINE #144 Oct 2002 (v.19#6) pg. 10

Tips on using iron-on veneer tape to conceal the edges of plywood.
WOODSMITH #22 Jul 1982 pg. 11

Using tongue and groove techniques to join plywood and solid wood. Ideal if you want to form a rounded or molded edge.
WOODSMITH #33 May-Jun 1984 pg. 20

How to plane one surface down perfectly flush with another surface without disturbing the lower surface. This technique is often needed when edging around plywood, plastic laminate, etc.
WOODSMITH #56 Apr 1988 pg. 23
Added Info WOODSMITH #58 Aug 1988 pg. 3
Added Info WOODSMITH #59 Oct 1988 pg. 3

Jig for use with a router to trim solid wood edging flush with an adjacent surface (table top, countertop, panel, etc.).
WOODSMITH #58 Aug 1988 pg. 3

Adjustable jig for cutting thin, uniform edging strips on your table saw.
WOODSMITH #62 Apr 1989 pg. 13

Edging plywood. (1) Applying solid-wood edging using a tongue-and-groove joint. (2) How to clamp the edging to plywood. (3) Flush trimming wooden edging strips using a router and this special jig.
WOODSMITH #62 Apr 1989 pg. 20, 21, 22
Added Info WOODSMITH #63 Jun 1989 pg. 3

Tip on using only two bar clamps and filament tape to clamp wood edging to a long piece of plywood.
WOODSMITH #64 Aug 1989 pg. 11

Edging plywood. Three methods of attaching a solid piece of wood to the edge are shown (direct gluing, tongue & groove, and spline & groove).
WOODSMITH #94 Aug 1994 (v.16) pg. 20

Router jig that you can use to trim plywood edging perfectly flush every time.
WOODSMITH #94 Aug 1994 (v.16) pg. 30

Tips on applying a wood edging strip to plywood, trimming wood edging flush using a router, and fitting exact-size edging to plywood.
WOODSMITH #99 Jun 1995 (v.17) pg. 16

How to make veneer edging from plywood.
WOODSMITH #105 Jun 1996 (v.18) pg. 17

How to trim plywood edging flush using a router.
WOODSMITH #114 Dec 1997 (v.19) pg. 23

Clamping block for use with hardwood edging has a groove to fit over the edging material and plywood to keep them aligned.
WOODSMITH #120 Dec 1998 (v.20) pg. 4

Technique for sanding down solid-wood plywood edging without sanding through the top layer of the plywood.
WOODWORK #8 Winter 1990 pg. 26

Applying pressure to a long edge strip using just two bar clamps, a length of softwood, and several wedges.
WOODWORKER Nov 1992 (v.96#11) pg. 47

Use C-clamps and wedges in place of edging clamps when applying edging to plywood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 51

Tip: Use a router table and a special fence to flush-cut solid-wood edges that have been used to conceal plywood edges.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1986 (v.10#6) pg. 52

Tip on applying solid-wood edging to the front of two plywood shelves at the same time.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1988 (v.12#5) pg. 54

Edging plywood. Edge-banding, solid hardwood edging, plastic T-molding and applied moldings.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1996 (v.20#4) pg. 20

How to edge hardwood plywood.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1970 (v.26#3) pg. 45

Tip on using a glue stick to apply veneer tape.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1990 (v.46#5) pg. 56