How to Clamp the Seat When Rebuilding a Chair: Part 2

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Learn how to clamp the seat of a chair being repaired, with expert tips and advice on refurbishing antiques from a professional woodworker in this free video.

Part of the Video Series: How to Repair & Restore an Old Chair
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There we go, and then we adjust from this side. Put the clamps on snug and line the seat up. Wipe the glue and put a third clamp right across the center. This will keep the chair lined up from front to back. Now you don't have to clamp very hard, all you have to do is clamp enough so you get some of the glue squeezed out. You can kind of look on your clamp as you can see, if you can see down there, the glue is starting to come up. There we go.

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