Titebond Hide Glue gelled up

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Forum topic by MWurds posted 01-03-2014 11:42 PM 551 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-03-2014 11:42 PM

Topic tags/keywords: hide glue crackle paint

Just checked my full bottle of TBHG and it was gelled solid. up here north of Minneapolis it gets cold and my shop isn’t the warmest. I’m sure that’s one reason it gelled.

So I tried warming the glue in the microwave and it thinned down nice after 5 15 second periods.

Now I’m testing it to see if it’s going to stick and dry.

Original plan was to use it for a crackled paint project. Set up a test piece for that too.

Anyone else had a similar experience or did you just toss the bottle like I was going to do?

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#1 posted 01-03-2014 11:48 PM

Give it a couple of days and check back. The high temp for Mpls on Monday is forecast to be -19F. I know I will not be out in my shop that day.

-- Minnesota Woodworkers Guild, Past President, Lifetime member.

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#2 posted 01-04-2014 03:23 AM

Send me info on joining the Guild. I’m up in Isanti County

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#3 posted 01-04-2014 03:34 AM

Give em a call, they’re super cool to speak with and they’ll

be glad to help you out.

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