A darker, wood toned glue

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Forum topic by Alan Robertson posted 12-20-2011 11:52 PM 1286 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Alan Robertson

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12-20-2011 11:52 PM

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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 12-21-2011 12:10 AM

Good tip I’ll have to try this out

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#2 posted 12-21-2011 03:50 AM

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 12-24-2011 07:14 PM

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

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#4 posted 12-24-2011 08:01 PM

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 12-27-2011 10:07 PM

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

Tim, great tip. Thanks.


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#6 posted 12-27-2011 10:59 PM

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

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