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Nov 4, 2016
Hi All,
I'm looking to build a truss structure from fiberglass tubes. I haven't seen a lot on how to join pieces together. Most of the stuff I have seen is about extending a tube using an insert.

In Solidworks, one can miter a joint to make them fit well together. My current thoughts is to do this, making the cut with a dremel, then wrap it in fiberglass cloth. Does anyone have a better idea at joining? I heard you can make custom joints as another technique, but I hear they are expensive. Does anyone have a good source for this? Thanks very much.
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