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. Each post was approximately 76 mm wide and 203 mm high.
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.
An easy way to reinforce an end-grain joint is to add glue blocks. (Photo 3).
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.