Repair of journal joints

Stare, worn pin joints in all kinds of furniture can be repaired and re-glued. Usually the pin itself is worn, reducing its dimensions. When repairing, first with a sharp one, Using a narrow chisel, thoroughly clean the nest from the remains of dried glue. The spigot itself should also be cleaned with a chisel or a metal file like this, to leave the side surfaces rough. Then glue two veneer strips with a thickness of approx 1 mm and the whole is sanded with sandpaper.