Does woodweld plastic resin glue dry clear?

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Forum topic by aimeebeme posted 08-11-2012 11:12 PM 1954 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-11-2012 11:12 PM

Does anyone know if woodweld plastic resin glue dries clear? I am doing a paper mache project that I want to be durable and have a clear finish and have been pointed to woodweld for the durability aspect.

If woodweld is opaque, perhaps someone could suggest something else.

Thanks to the forum.

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#1 posted 08-11-2012 11:36 PM

Sorry, I’ve never used the weldwood. I have used polyester resin, the stuff used with fiberglass, to fill holes on a table made of wormy chestnut. It is not opaque but is not actually clear. You can see through it, depending how thick you make it. It is extremely durable and may serve your purpose. It is readily available at any auto parts store and is relatively cheap. Might be worth looking into.

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#2 posted 08-12-2012 12:29 AM

Weldwood dries brown.

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#3 posted 08-12-2012 01:51 AM

Dries a brown color. Also, since it is so HARD, don’t use a jointer or planer to remove squeeze out. It will dull your blades VERY fast. I use a belt sander to remove squeeze out.

I use the stuff all the time and love it!

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#4 posted 08-12-2012 01:44 PM

Whoever handed you the advice got 1/2 of right, the Weldwood is durable. I’m not familiar with any glue that dries perfectly clear….just plain white glue may come as close as anything.

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#5 posted 08-12-2012 01:58 PM

I’ve used WELDBOND and it dries clear. I’ve used it on several projects and it works very well. Here’s a link:

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