Tips & Tricks: Using Glue on Outdoor Projects

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09-01-2011 02:09 PM

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What are your “tips and tricks” (and challenges) re: using glue on outdoor projects


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#1 posted 09-01-2011 04:45 PM

There are lots of examples of cold molded boats in the most severe of outdoor environments.
They rely on epoxy alone, with no fastenings.
The right epoxy for the job will almost always be the best answer in harsh environments.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#2 posted 09-01-2011 06:58 PM

As Paul suggests, use the correct epoxy/wood combo for the job.
Research is the key.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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