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#1 posted 06-02-2016 08:04 PM

There are numerous glue tests floating around, and most (if not all) show titebond as being the strongest, although not by much compared to some others.

Here is one by Mattias, but excludes hide glue. Titebond III wins.
Glue strength testing (

Fine Woodworking magazine also did a comparison, and included both types of hide glue as well as polyurethane. The results were the same, with titebond coming out on top (and hide glue down towards the bottom of the list). The article can be found here: How Strong Is Your Glue?

The glues tested were:

And the results were:


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