In this article, we'll show you how to glue and clamp wood nosing to plywood and how to sand the top for a perfectly flush surface and nearly invisible joint.
They protect the nosing and plywood from the metal clamp faces and help spread the force of the clamps over a wider area.
Start with straight-edged plywood and straight nosing boards
You can use any size and thickness of nosing you want.
A thin layer of yellow wood glue is all it takes to make a virtually indestructible glue joint, Extra glue just makes a bigger cleanup job, and it causes the nosing to slide around, making alignment difficult.