Gluing the Carpet Shop Box

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Gluing the Carpet Shop Box

I've kept putting this off, with the beginner's trepidation of the utter finality once it's done -- but it's time.

The base that came with the kit is here held in the right-angle of my big gluing jig by the two large clamps, the four walls of the box are wrapped around the (now also glued in place) floor at the bottom and the removable "ceiling" at the top and held snugly with extra-large rubber bands and the whole box is also pushed into the right-angle of the jig, there is a piece of wax paper between the base and the underside of the shop box in case of glue overflow, and the five handy craft clamps aren't actually clamping anything (because they are too short to go around the box) but are pushed up snugly against the slightly-warped front piece in hopes that the glue will grab hold firmly enough to counteract the bowing.


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Taken with Canon Canon EOS REBEL T5

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