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Exterior Adhesives for Outdoor Bench

07-26-2012 02:07 AM by MJCD | 6 comments »

Once again I find myself asking for comments and guidance from the Forum … I’ve started a Jatoba wood, outdoor bench – based on a Fine Woodworking design. In this project plan, West System’s Epoxy is recommended, and I’ve heard every conceivable praise for their products during my extensive review. However, in a FW article, Titebond III (TB3) was their choice for exterior wood projects (not for Aluminum boats and other repair work). The TB3 is much less exp...

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A Strong Aussie Dollar

11-09-2011 09:40 AM by degoose | 15 comments »

This is really for all the Aussies here… who do not read my regular blog… It is certainly nice to have a very strong Aussie dollar… not good for exports but certainly for imports.. now before I get bagged for saying this… let us look at some of the things we need that we have to import… for me the number one item is Titebond III glue… for the longest time it was just around the AU$ 90.00 mark for a US gallon or 3.75 ltrs… Thanks to the strengthe...

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Boards. #6: Can you glue end grain to long grain...

11-03-2011 12:53 AM by degoose | 18 comments »

When gluing timber it is important to take into consideration grain direction.. Long grain to long grain is fine, due to the fact that timber contracts and expands across the grain.. more than with the grain… End grain to endgrain makes for a very poor glue joint [without some mechanical faster]...and you must be aware that movement can cause a joint to fail.. this is generally true when gluing long grain to endgrain… However…. Quite a while ago, I made this piece a...

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