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Forum topic by Wondermutt posted 04-29-2016 01:32 PM 299 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Wondermutt

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04-29-2016 01:32 PM

Hello, I am trying to join the end or edge of a sheet of plywood to a flat side of sheet metal with ho-hum results. I can not use mechanical fastners and this project will require the use of a liquid base bonding agent of some sort.

I will only have one shot at doing this again, so your suggestions are greatly appreciated. I have a small test piece now to try various adhesives before I commit to the final glue up.

The joint is not load bearing and will have to support a chunk of 3/4” plywood, 2 ’ x 3’. The sheet metal is typical flat mild steel, 12 gauge.

What would you use?

Thanks


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#1 posted 04-29-2016 01:47 PM

My first choice would be epoxy. Polyurethane glue might work, as well.

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#2 posted 04-29-2016 02:01 PM

LIQUID NAIL
CONTACT CEMENT
YES, EPOXY.

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#3 posted 04-29-2016 02:11 PM

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