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Forum topic by Dave Owen posted 10-11-2011 06:15 PM 777 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Dave Owen

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10-11-2011 06:15 PM

Topic tags/keywords: gluing brass knobs question

Several of the Brusso machined brass knobs and hanging pins are to be installed by gluing into a drilled hole. I’ve looked extensively, but have been unable to find what glue to use. I know epoxy would work, but I’d like to use something else if it will hold properly. My knobs and pins are for a jewelry chest made of Philippine Mahogany. Any suggestions?

Thanks – Dave

-- Dave O.


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#1 posted 10-11-2011 06:19 PM

I would think this would be a good application for cyanoacrylate (super glue).

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 10-11-2011 06:55 PM

Not sure if this will help, but worth a try:
http://www.thistothat.com/

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#3 posted 10-11-2011 09:32 PM

Thanks all! It looks like epoxy has the votes 3-1 – or 5-1 if you count the additional recommendations in HallTree’s link. So – I guess that’s what I’ll use despite my aversion to it.

-- Dave O.

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