Chapter 3
Leveling the solera
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Leveling the solera,it is impossible to get the laminations perfectly level so you will be required to hand plane a level surface,use a straight edge for the long axis to insure that it is straight. Scrape glue squeeze out and level the surface. A 2" square piece of hardwood 3' long and jointed on one face and rubbed with lumber crayon and rubbed on the surface is useful in locating high spots. If you have access to a cabinet shop have them level the solera with their thickness planer or sander