A darker, wood toned glue

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Forum topic by Alan Robertson posted 983 days ago 1071 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Alan Robertson

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This is a heads-up for a tan to light chocolate toned glue. Elmer’s Carpenter’s Wood Glue Max. Dries darker than the bottle shows. Almost perfect for cherry-toned woods. It’s stainable & waterproof. Have not tested the S & Wp but the darker, dry color works for me on glue ups. Hope this will help someone. Hate those yellow squeeze-outs.

-- MrAl

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#1 posted 983 days ago

Good tip I’ll have to try this out

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#2 posted 982 days ago

That’s an advantage to using water based aniline dyes. You can put some yellow or white glue in a smaller container and tint it with the dye you’re using on that particular piece.

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#3 posted 979 days ago

tenontim, wow man, thanks for that info. I did not know that. that is the best tip I’ve heard.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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#4 posted 979 days ago

The wood glue max is a good glue. It’s elmer’s direct competitor to TBIII since it’s type 1 water proof and has a longer open time. I just got a bottle and will be trying it out today.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#5 posted 976 days ago

I’ve used Elmer’s for 40 years and have allways been happy.

Tim, great tip. Thanks.


-- Steve in KY. 44 years so far with my lovely bride. Think I'll keep her.

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#6 posted 976 days ago

Have also used Elmer’s for some years, but not the colored glue, thanks for the tip!

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

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