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Forum topic by polishcarpenter posted 07-11-2012 01:47 AM 699 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-11-2012 01:47 AM

is there problems using tiebond to glue solid stock wenge for kitchen island


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#1 posted 07-11-2012 01:52 AM

No. Use urea glue if you want to eliminate creep in laminations.
Titebond sometimes creeps.

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#2 posted 07-11-2012 01:54 AM

I have used gorilla glue with no problems

lots of splinters working that wood

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#3 posted 07-11-2012 01:58 AM

what is creep? gluing all solid stock for contrmporary island

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#4 posted 07-11-2012 02:01 AM

what is creep?

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#5 posted 07-11-2012 03:18 AM

Creep is where the molecules relax and relieve stress. Its most common in plastics but occurs in metals in many other materials. Take for instance a cable holding up a light or such. Over time the cable will stretch a bit, even though the light is well below its yield strength. Its more or less a permanent deformation over time. This is only really a problem if you are doing bent laminations where the glue bond is under constant strain. Otherwise there is no noticeable creep in a standard glue up.

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#6 posted 07-11-2012 05:58 AM

The Wenge table top I built with Tilebond is still in one piece. It came out fine.
Creep is not an issue in that application.

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