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Blog entry by Blackie_ posted 06-08-2013 02:08 AM 2336 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Dusty56

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#1 posted 06-08-2013 04:07 AM

Thank you for this tip and video , Randy : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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exelectrician

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#2 posted 06-08-2013 04:34 AM

Thank you for the tip, I wish I knew about this last year.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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Sodabowski

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#3 posted 06-08-2013 08:19 AM

Now that’s a useful trick. Not sure it would work with contact cement but I will definitely try to check out if it also does.

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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Roger

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#4 posted 06-08-2013 12:09 PM

Good to know. Always learnin somethin on this site.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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abie

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#5 posted 06-08-2013 02:53 PM

Same thing if..

you use Titebond III and heat it in the Microwave.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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Handtooler

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#6 posted 06-08-2013 08:41 PM

Blackie, Supre advise. Many heat guns are rated at about 4500 degrees. I didn’t witness any scorching of the alder in your video, and the heat gun link mentioned wattage but not temperture. Do you have any idea as to how hot you might apply without scorching are maring most normal projects woods?

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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Blackie_

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#7 posted 06-08-2013 09:29 PM

Hi Russell

On the very bottom of that link to the heat gun in comments it says nozzle can reach up to 400 degrees.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 06-09-2013 12:49 AM

Sodabowski, I have used a heat gun to “unglue” Formica that was glued with contact cement. Works well. My heat gun gets a LOT hotter than the one Randy posted so can char things if you’re not careful (but Formica can take a lot of heat).

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Sodabowski

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#9 posted 06-09-2013 09:00 AM

Okay so it works too. Not sure this would do with veneer if you heat that much (until I get my hands onto some decent and fairly priced hide glue the only thing I’ve got in my arsenal to glue veneer without it warping is contact cement). Thanks for the tip mate :)

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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gearupflapsup

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#10 posted 06-09-2013 12:30 PM

Thanks for the great tip!

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