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03-29-2012 01:31 PM

Just curious what kind of glue should be used on cutting boards.


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#1 posted 03-29-2012 01:49 PM

I use Titebond III since it’s resistant to moisture.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 03-29-2012 02:00 PM

+ 10 for Wayne…...I agree 100% with Titebond III….nothing better for cutting boards…Some will hollor Gorilla Glue, but hey, the choice is yours…...

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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#3 posted 03-29-2012 02:27 PM

Titebond III has always been my choice for anything which comes in contact with moisture on a regular basis.
However, I built a torsion box framed assembly table about 10 years ago and being concerned with the tempreture and humidity swings in my shop I thought I’d give this new (at the time) Gorilla Glue a try. The torsion boxes were 1/2” MDF and the top and bottom were 3/4” melamine MDF. I’ve been totally satisfied with the preformance of Gorilla Glue for that application. Be aware that Gorilla Glue foams up, while filling gaps really well, you may want to experiment with how residue affects applying finish to the ‘squeeze out’ areas.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#4 posted 03-29-2012 09:44 PM

I already have confidence in Titebond III and will just go that route then. I should also mention that I have had some messy experiences with the big ape.

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#5 posted 03-29-2012 09:49 PM

+1 for TDog77:

Excellent choice on the glue…..if you’ve used it before, then you know…..best waterproof glue there is….

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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#6 posted 03-29-2012 10:11 PM

Depeding on how much time you need for the glue to be open, TB III gives you a bit more open time if you’re gluing a bunch of pieces together at once. Otherwise, TB II will work just fine. Key here is, take a look at the glue and make sure it says FDA approved for indirect food contact.

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#7 posted 03-30-2012 01:22 AM

I will holler Gorilla Glue, but not just regular Gorilla Glue.
I use Gorilla WOOD glue.
It does not foam up like the dark colored stuff that is the regular stuff. I hate that mess.
I have been using the Gorilla brand wood glue for some time now and am perfectly happy with it.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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#8 posted 03-10-2013 11:23 PM

I could use ideas about how to prevent glue from bleeding over into visible surface areas of end grain and regular surface cutting board pieces. I have been using Titebond II product and predictably get seepage which becomes highly visible during finishing operations. I have been wiping with a wet cloth when visible, however the seepage is slow coming sometimes while drying. Any ideas out there? I want to graduate into the tumbling block designs as seen on this site.

Thanks

-- Merle Brendeland

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#9 posted 03-10-2013 11:46 PM

I’ve used Titebond II and III. I prefer III cause it is supposed to be water proof.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#10 posted 03-11-2013 01:18 AM

I use Titebond III on everything. That is all I have on my place, that way there is no confusion of what glue is in which bottle.

-- An oak tree is just a nut that stood it's ground.

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