Place a spare piece of wood on the floor right in front of one end of the arch. Draw a pencil line along the top of that piece of wood and repeat this at the opposite end of the arch. Providing that the sides of your wood are parallel, you should have a straight line marked on both ends of your arch.
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How do you make arches with laminated wood?
Apply glue to one side of a layer of arch (segments) and place the next player on top. Screw them together while the glue dries. Add glue the top of these two laminated arch layers and then add one more layer, screwing it afterwards. Repeat this to make as many arches as you need (or have wood for).
How do you make a wooden archway?
In the case of a really large arch, measure out your trusses so that each one is no more than 50cm from its two neighbors. Use your first arch (with all of the notches cut out of it) to trace where notches will go on the rest of your arches. Cut out all of your notches. So now you have a pile of wooden arches. Well done!
How do you glue arches together?
Regardless of whether you cut out full arches or segments, you will need to glue at least three layers of arch, or arch segments, together in order to make your final arch piece. Apply glue to one side of a layer of arch (segments) and place the next player on top. Screw them together while the glue dries.