Woodworking Youtube is blowing up because a youtuber just proved - flat-out *proved* with machinery and controlled environments and numbers - that end-to-end glue joints are STRONGER than face-to-end or face-to-face joints, which is completely contrary to what we've all been told and assumed for... well, a LONG time!
Like, the video only came out a couple of weeks ago, and Woodworking Youtube is still figuring out whether this means we have to throw out everything we thought we knew about joinery or whether we only have to change a little bit or whether it even matters or whether we can carry on making our usual joints and just kind of try to ignore this as long as we can
Please be gentle with the dads in your life as this is an uncertain time for us
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