Cracked tabletops are a common problem with older pieces of furniture that can be repaired quickly and easily with this simple regluing method.
By Jeff Jewitt
Old furniture, whether a family heirloom or consignment shop find, is often better made than anything you can buy today. Transform your old or new-to-you furniture into beautiful, functional pieces with Refinishing Furniture Made Simple (The Taunton Press, 2012) by Jeff Jewitt. Learn how to reglue tabletops to repair spilt, cracked or broke surfaces.
This small table has a typical problem — the top has split along the old glue joint.
Cover courtesy The Taunton Press
Reprinted with permission from Refinishing Furniture Made Simple by Jeff Jewitt and published by The Taunton Press, 2012. Photographs by Gary Junken.
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