Glue block

glue block

[′glü ‚bläk]
(engineering)

Glue block

A wood block usually triangular in cross section, glued to an angular joint between two members at right angles to stiffen the joint.

angle block, glue block

A small block of wood, triangular in cross section, which is used to stiffen two intersecting pieces of wood at right angles; for example, under the step of a stair.

glue block, angle block

A block of wood, set into an interior angle formed by two boards, and glued in place to strengthen the joint.
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In general, each specimen consisted of a vertical post and a horizontal rail, which were joined together by a single glue block.
Products: LocBlock[TM] patented chair/table assembly system, wood corner blocks, glue blocks, chair seat rails, table aprons, custom wood components.
Products: LocBlockTM patented chair/table assembly system, wood corner blocks, glue blocks, chair seat rails, table aprons.
It is assembled in five parts, a middle plate for glue distribution, two glue blocks and two air blocks by four screws.
When the backside of a joint is out of sight, glue blocks make great reinforcement.
If you can't hide glue blocks anywhere, use nails, screws, dowels or biscuits (see Photo 4).
Glue blocks to door edge so they extend slightly beyond end panels when legs drop to dining position; drill holes through blocks into solid wood door edge to accept locking screws and washers.
Audubon also manufactures solid wood corner blocks, glue blocks and cleats.