Notice that I have 1/4 inch thick flat acrylic plates on the
front and back, with a bit of waxed paper for protection against gluing them
to the peghead. That way, the parts are held in perfect front-to-back alignment,
while I apply the actual clamping pressure in the side-to-side dimension:
I really like these micro Quick Grip clamps, because I can clip them on with one hand while holding parts together with the other. They fit next to each other tightly, so I can get plenty of clamping pressure for this small surface area.
And, that's pretty much it. All that's left to do is to wash off the squeezed out glue with warm water:
Even though there's no peghead overlay veneer, the surface looks pretty good:
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