Glue Rack

  • Advertise with us
Project by C_PLUS_Woodworker posted 05-26-2015 05:25 AM 4278 views 21 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Glue Rack
Glue Rack No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I saw this in a magazine a while back, liked the idea and had a few minutes today to throw this together.

Using scraps meant some ½ “ and some ¾”. Made do with what I had.

Just pinned and glued.

The one in the article just had one shelf with a row of holes.

I wanted two shelves with holes to keep the glue bottles securely straight up and down.

Not a big deal, but it will solve for me a long-time dilemma as to how to store glue.

If anyone wants measurements, let me know and I will post them.



17 comments so far

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

21303 posts in 3251 days

#1 posted 05-26-2015 12:13 PM

Bruce, that is a cool idea and a nicely built rack for them. That way you always have the glue by the nozzle – ready to come out and the air is on the bottom. Super job!!..............cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View CB_Cohick's profile


487 posts in 1397 days

#2 posted 05-26-2015 12:40 PM

Looks good, Bruce. I may need to borrow that idea. What size holes did you use?

-- Chris - Would work, but I'm too busy reading about woodwork.

View b2rtch's profile


4863 posts in 3194 days

#3 posted 05-26-2015 01:03 PM

Nice idea, but I do not use glue bottles.

-- Bert

View Thewoodman2000's profile


822 posts in 2116 days

#4 posted 05-26-2015 02:01 PM

great setup. i see this going in my shop very soon! Thanks for sharing

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

View RootandBranch's profile


241 posts in 1250 days

#5 posted 05-26-2015 02:19 PM

I need to do this. Just this weekend I had to put two bottles leaning at angle to get the dregs down to the top.

-- Don, -

View grizzman's profile


7836 posts in 3449 days

#6 posted 05-26-2015 03:51 PM

well i like this idea bruce, its a sticky situation when you think of it, so bert, if you dont use glue bottles, what do you use…just curious….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

View whope's profile


142 posts in 2591 days

#7 posted 05-26-2015 04:08 PM

I put mine on my rolling clamp rack.

-- Measure it with a micrometer, mark it with chalk, cut it with an axe.

View Eddie_T's profile


208 posts in 2217 days

#8 posted 05-26-2015 05:01 PM

Maybe that would prevent the slug I seem to continually cleaning out of the nozzle.

View Rick  Dennington's profile

Rick Dennington

6171 posts in 3340 days

#9 posted 05-26-2015 05:45 PM

Stellar job on the build, bud, and stellar idea…I like it….But what if you want to use one of them flat bottles, like hide glue…?...:)....Looks like there may be another one in the works for those..!!

-- " It's a rat race out there, and the rats are winning....!!"

View C_PLUS_Woodworker's profile


601 posts in 3053 days

#10 posted 05-26-2015 05:47 PM

Thanks for the comments guys.

I almost didn’t post it and then realized if I liked/needed something like this, others might also….sooooooo

CB_Cohick I used a 2 3/8” Forstner that I bought for a clock project years ago. Had to rotate each hole just 10 quick revolutions on the spindle sander to get each hole just right before I eased the edges.

I think a 2 1/2” bit would be perfect, but $$$$. Glad I already had this one. Holes are on 3 1/4” centers.


View Paul M's profile

Paul M

117 posts in 1449 days

#11 posted 05-26-2015 08:15 PM

simple and useful, Just what I need. Thanks for posting.

-- Paul M

View davidroberts's profile


1027 posts in 3632 days

#12 posted 05-26-2015 09:44 PM

I used and old cutoff block of yella pine to make one, as in singular. A very useful item for 5 minutes of work and no cash. But I like yours much more as you can store several types of glue in one place, compact, transportable, and ready to use whenever you like.

-- Better woodworking through old hand tools.

View Mean_Dean's profile


6881 posts in 3293 days

#13 posted 05-27-2015 12:01 AM

Great idea, and great use of your scraps!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

View Ted's profile


2873 posts in 2357 days

#14 posted 05-27-2015 02:02 AM

That is a great idea. What would also be nice is a freestanding one to keep near the workbench or assembly table. Thanks for sharing! :)

-- You can collect dust or you can make dust. I choose to make it.

View Ken90712's profile


17575 posts in 3335 days

#15 posted 05-27-2015 02:19 AM

Nice job, Works well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

showing 1 through 15 of 17 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics