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So you flip the short piece, glue and your in business. The glue does act as a lubricant and the pieces want to slide all over the place I find that if you use guitar makers clamps and tighten down a little as you go you can have good results. I also really like the looks of this headstock.

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Comment by Ted Crocker on January 11, 2010 at 12:31am
A couple dozen grains of sand is enough. Salt may work too. It'll provide a little friction to keep the pieces from sliding. When clamped there's no gap or anything. I've heard of some luthiers that use sandpaper slices.
Comment by Ted Crocker on January 10, 2010 at 10:10pm
Looking good Jim!

You can sprinkle a little sand in the glue and it will help keep the joint from slipping.

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