The Wood Whisperer: A Sticky Situation


Six common situations where specialty glues serve you well.
By Marc Spagnuolo
Pages: 20-21

From the April 2009 issue #175
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It goes without saying that most of our projects would be nothing more than a loose assembly of parts without the holding power of glue. Thankfully, modern adhesives are accessible, usually inexpensive and keep us from having to mill wedged tenons for everything we build. Most woodworkers begin by using good old yellow glue (polyvinyl acetate or PVA). It’s a great general-purpose glue that serves me well for about 90 percent of my tasks. But there are a number of unique glues that work particularly well for specialized applications.

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From the April 2009 issue #175
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