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Forum topic by Andy posted 02-13-2010 01:13 AM 1198 views 2 times favorited 16 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-13-2010 01:13 AM

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.


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#1 posted 02-13-2010 01:26 AM

Very cool, bookmarked!

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#2 posted 02-13-2010 01:30 AM

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?

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#3 posted 02-13-2010 01:31 AM

thanks andy

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#4 posted 02-13-2010 01:37 AM

Appreciate the link Andy

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#5 posted 02-13-2010 01:40 AM

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

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#6 posted 02-13-2010 01:43 AM

Great link! Thanks Andy.

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#7 posted 02-13-2010 03:15 AM

Andy Thanks for the link it will come in handy !

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#8 posted 02-13-2010 03:40 AM

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

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#9 posted 02-13-2010 04:17 AM

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

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#10 posted 02-13-2010 05:11 AM

Andy check out this site it has a wealth of adhesive info.

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#11 posted 02-13-2010 05:22 AM

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

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#12 posted 02-13-2010 04:56 PM

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

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#13 posted 02-13-2010 05:26 PM

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

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#14 posted 02-16-2010 02:31 PM

Thanks for the link Andy.


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#15 posted 02-16-2010 02:51 PM

Thanks Andy….very helpfull

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