Monday, September 17, 2007
A better stick.
I took a peice of oak about 1" x 1" about 3 feet long. This time I cut a scarf in it using using a jig and a circular saw. And cut a second matching scarf on the same jig.
I dampened the surface of the scarf, glued it and clamped it.
I left it for 48 hours and then set it up across two bricks. It happily took my weight. Then I started bouncing up and down on it.
After a fair bit of bouncing, It finally snapped. Though as you can see from the photo, the break was not along the glue line.