Gluing edges on the wrong side of base.

For discussions related to ski/snowboard construction/design methods and techniques.

Moderators: Head Monkey, kelvin, bigKam, skidesmond, chrismp

Post Reply
gketcham
Posts: 102
Joined: Mon Sep 13, 2010 3:28 pm

Gluing edges on the wrong side of base.

Post by gketcham » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:25 am

I glued the edges with the teeth on the smooth side of the base and not the textured side. Is there a way to still make this bond well, or do I just need to start over? I feel like an idiot.

sammer
Posts: 912
Joined: Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:37 pm
Location: Fernie B.C.
Contact:

Post by sammer » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:23 pm

The edges should just pop off and you can start again.
The glue might leave a bit of a residue which can be scraped off.

sam
You don't even have a legit signature, nothing to reveal who you are and what you do...

Best of luck to you. (uneva)

User avatar
chrismp
Posts: 1292
Joined: Fri Feb 13, 2009 9:00 am
Location: Vienna, Austria

Post by chrismp » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:10 am

Better start over. The smooth side will not really bond.

gketcham
Posts: 102
Joined: Mon Sep 13, 2010 3:28 pm

Post by gketcham » Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:49 am

Thanks. I can't believe I did it. Also I can't believe it took me this long to realize I did it.

mammuth
Posts: 328
Joined: Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:48 am
Location: somewhere in the alps

Post by mammuth » Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:23 pm

As long as you realize it before laminating its ok ;)
Tom

Gilo
Posts: 62
Joined: Sun Feb 03, 2013 7:36 am
Location: Somerset - the flatlands

Post by Gilo » Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:08 am

I've done all sorts of shit things - bases the wrong way round in the mould, polishing through the veneer, slipping with the router, getting the angle of the router wrong (so there is virtually no ski left) and best of all leaving what looked like a set of keys under the veneer when pressing - I still don't know what's in there!

What I am trying to say is that you are not a lone in a bit absent minded cack handedness!

keep the faith

Gilo

gav wa
Posts: 375
Joined: Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:58 pm
Location: Perth

Post by gav wa » Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:45 am

Yeah the best way to learn is to keep stuffing up.
You should be able to break the glue and do the edges properly.
The left over residue will grind out after you are finished.
Or if you have heaps of spare base material just start again.

Post Reply