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Blog entry by David McCoy posted 04-19-2009 04:56 AM 1026 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m going to starting a project were I’m laminating wood together to make stool. I need a slow drying glue because assembly might take some time. I need some suggestions.

-- Dave McCoy



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rodb

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#1 posted 04-19-2009 06:08 AM

Hi
I did a search at the top of the page and there is lots of suggestions.
Here is one of them http://lumberjocks.com/topics/3911
Do a search for glue if that is not helpful.
Rod

-- R

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Les Hastings

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#2 posted 04-19-2009 03:10 PM

west system epoxy, you should have plenty of time. You’ll need to leave it clamped up overnight though!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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8iowa

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#3 posted 04-19-2009 04:09 PM

In this video clip, Nick Engler goes into the detail (and even the math) concerning laminate bending/gluing. This particular application is a bow front cabinet, and the first part of the video deals with the cabinet itself. Stay with it, and Nick really gets into instruction on building the molds, gluing and clamping. I hope that you find this informative.
http://www.shopsmithacademy.com/SS_Archives/SS113/SS113_Laminate_Bending.htm

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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