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09-06-2012 09:42 PM

Topic tags/keywords: glue question

I just saw an ad for Titebond Translucent Glue. Has anyone used it? Any pros or cons?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm


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#1 posted 09-06-2012 10:25 PM

I saw that too! Can’t wait to pick it up and use it in the shop.

AJ

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#2 posted 09-06-2012 10:27 PM

Andy and AJ, if you guys saw it we should get it down here somewhere around 2019!

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#3 posted 09-06-2012 10:29 PM

It says it won’t run, or drip so that’s nice too. Hopefully it will be really nice glue.

AJ

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#4 posted 09-06-2012 10:29 PM

Hey gafadm
I wonder what Translucent means ? Clear? White glue already dries clear.

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#5 posted 09-06-2012 10:32 PM

They need to make a glue that won’t mess you up when you are staining….....

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#6 posted 09-06-2012 10:53 PM

The translucent and the no drip are two different NEW products:

http://americanwoodworker.com/blogs/tools/archive/2011/08/18/two-new-glues-from-titebond.aspx

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#7 posted 09-06-2012 10:59 PM

Sailor’ try hide glue. That is about all I use, liquid and hot from my glue pot.

-- Jerry

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#8 posted 09-06-2012 11:01 PM

Probably the same thing but just costs more…lol

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#9 posted 09-06-2012 11:11 PM

I’m wondering how the translucent would do on cork rings for fishing rod grips. I’ll try to locate some.

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#10 posted 09-06-2012 11:22 PM

wow did i read that last post wrong .. someone needs to get on this .. LJ’s need ta know!

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#11 posted 09-07-2012 12:17 AM

Chris…. I know where your mind is. Thumbtacks work better than glue for those. :-)

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#12 posted 09-07-2012 01:05 AM

The Titebond Trim and Molding glue is white as well and is a no drip/no run that dries clear. I was curious as to how this differs. If anyone tries it, please post your results. The ad said it was sold at Lowes, Ace, etc.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 09-07-2012 01:06 AM

Seen it, haven’t tried it.

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#14 posted 09-07-2012 01:30 AM

I always refrain from being part of the “guinea pig” ritual of a learning curve and stick to what I know works, letting those who don’t think things through suffer the consequence of good and bad choices and learn from their mistakes/choices. : ))

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#15 posted 09-07-2012 01:34 AM

I’m not sure what this is really good for, and it may make things worse! According to the literature, it dries translucent (invisible) and is “unaffected by finishes”. To me that means you won’t be able to see the squeeze out then when you stain/finish, you will have parts that take no color/finish at all instead of being slightly off like regular glue.

Am I missing something?

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