I cut all the wood for a coffee table, and intended on attaching the top
with pocket screws. Now that I am assembling it, I find that the places I
intended to put screws simply aren't wide enough, and the only places that
are wide enough are too thin.
All I can think to do is to glue it. There is a fair amount of gluing
surface, as there are sides on three sides; but I have never done anything
like this before and a bit hesitant. There is no easy way to glue it,
except by simply assembling it except for the top, putting glue on, putting
the top on, and putting some weight on the top. Will that be adequate for
my big bottle of gorilla glue that I haven't found much use for, or should I
go to epoxy glue?
Any advice would be appreciated.
(It is built of 3/8" panels that are too thin to take pocket screws. I
planned on using the legs, but there are no surfaces wide enough. All the
sides pieces are matched for grain direction, so expansion should not be an