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Forum topic by Bsmith posted 03-27-2011 05:13 AM 1685 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Bsmith

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03-27-2011 05:13 AM

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Tired of looking for you glue brush? Only to find it stuck to your work bench, or the bottom of your latest project! So was I so here’s my fix. Remove the top from a bottle of Tite Bond glue (insert your brand name)

Cut and remove the little red thingy that keeps the glue coming out when you need it to.

Insert acid brush where little red thingy used to be.

Remove section of bottle so acid brush is just submerged into glue. Reconnect top and bottom of glue bottle with appropriate…. uh…. stuff.

Now your brush will be easy to spot, has an adjustable depth and won’t end up on your work bench.

-- Bryan


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 03-27-2011 05:16 AM

Super idea

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#2 posted 03-27-2011 05:20 AM

Excellent, I will do it!
But, how does the glue come out now? :)

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#3 posted 03-27-2011 06:06 AM

Does the brush hardren (glue cure) while being stored between glue ups?

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#4 posted 03-27-2011 06:55 AM

Nice fix.

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Servelan

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#5 posted 03-28-2011 03:55 AM

If you didn’t want to mess up the bottle, you could use marbles to raise the level of the glue after removing the thing from the thing with that other thing.

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Bsmith

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#6 posted 03-28-2011 06:29 AM

DIY, no hardening if the glue. Just keep the brush a little submerged. Serveian, good idea about the marbles but according to my wife I’ve already lost all mine….

-- Bryan

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#7 posted 03-28-2011 06:24 PM

Great idea I didn’t like that red thingy any way
would get clogged with glue if I forgot to push down on the cap 5 stars

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Rick Dennington

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#8 posted 03-28-2011 08:53 PM

I’ve been doing this for years now…..Remember back when you were in grade school or kindergarten, and the glue bottles you used then? Same concept as yours, just older, that’s all….:). Also…when I’m not using the glue, I have the same kind of bottle as the glue bottle, only it is filled with water, and I just place the cap and brush back on the bottle….take it out, shake it off a little, and put it back down in the glue for the next round fof glue-up on the project…...piece of cake…..

-- " Unwanted mistakes.... are missed opportunities"......

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#9 posted 03-30-2011 11:50 PM

I eat paste.

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