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Forum topic by Andy posted 1652 days ago 968 views 2 times favorited 16 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Andy

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1652 days ago

Often we need to attach other materials to wood other than just more wood.
There are so many choices of adhesives on the market, at a wide price level.
Here is a site that has an easy way to find the best choice.

I found that it often gives me choices I didnt even know existed.
Perhaps you can benefit from it too.

http://www.thistothat.com/

Andy

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com


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cstrang

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#1 posted 1652 days ago

Very cool, bookmarked!

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cathyb

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#2 posted 1652 days ago

Hmmm. I use West System epoxy for most applications and was surprised that it wasn’t listed for wood+wood.
To be fair, I use oily woods which need a little extra umph. For oak, maple, or mahogany I agree that carpenter’s glue is a better fit and certainly less expensive. I’ve never heard of LePage products. Is that like a Titebond?

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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webwood

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#3 posted 1652 days ago

thanks andy

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1652 days ago

Appreciate the link Andy

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charlie48

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#5 posted 1652 days ago

Thanks for the link Andy, it should come in handy!!!

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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Douglas Bordner

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#6 posted 1652 days ago

Great link! Thanks Andy.

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Rj

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#7 posted 1652 days ago

Andy Thanks for the link it will come in handy !

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majeagle1

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#8 posted 1652 days ago

Thanks Andy, great info…............ learn something new everyday !

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SgtSnafu

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#9 posted 1652 days ago

Thanks for the link Andy – it will help some future projects

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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John Gray

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#10 posted 1652 days ago

Andy check out this site it has a wealth of adhesive info.
http://www.thistothat.com/cgi-bin/glue.cgi?lang=en

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#11 posted 1652 days ago

Great utility…got it favorited…thanks for posting it!

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blockhead

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#12 posted 1652 days ago

That will certainly take a lot of the guess work and trial and error out of the equation. Thanks for posting Andy!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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hObOmOnk

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#13 posted 1652 days ago

I found this so called database to be severely lacking in options and objectivity. :)

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 1649 days ago

Thanks for the link Andy.

Lee

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RKW

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#15 posted 1649 days ago

Thanks Andy….very helpfull

-- RKWoods

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