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lateralus819

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59 days ago

Looking for an adhesive that will allow me a fast set but also some time to position them. Would like to be able to just press it on as clamping will be difficult. Also need a strong bond. Will super glue be suitable for the task? Its a lid for a box.

-- Never confuse mistakes with failure. Kevin


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Mark Shymanski

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#1 posted 59 days ago

Hide glue?

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#2 posted 59 days ago

+1 to hide glue. sets up hard at room temp, softens easily with heat. Smells like crap! :)

I’ve never used the stuff in the bottle, just granules cooked in a crock pot. Be prepared to smear and drip it all over creation!

Maybe 10 or 30 minute epoxy would help? I always use the 5 min stuff…good luck!

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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shipwright

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#3 posted 59 days ago

Hot hide glue will do it. Liquid hide glue won’t. LHG requires clamping just like PVA does.
I use only hide glues (mostly hot) and once you get used to them, they aren’t any messier than any other glue.

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HorizontalMike

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#4 posted 59 days ago

Wow Paul, what a great link! Thanks!

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terryR

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#5 posted 58 days ago

+1 to the Thanks for links, Paul. I get mine from Highland Woodworking, and have even made a small batch from the scrapings off a deer hide my wife was tanning. Boiling…boiling…filtering. I’ve learned a few reasons the Egyptians had slaves. :)

I suppose I equate hide glue pots and mess since I’m usually dipping in 10” long strands of deer sinew, squeezing out the excess, then applying to wooden bow backs. Then snakeskin to hide the glue. Wait…hiding hide glue? LOL.

Paul, I’ve always like your tagline…I feel the same about fiberglass bows. :) Of course, today’s high-tech bows are just plain deadly and reliable. But, not as pretty as wood, IMO. gotta get a bow photo…

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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rrww

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#6 posted 58 days ago

2P 10 by fast cap

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terryR

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#7 posted 58 days ago

Hard to photograph a bow…

Hickory backed with sinew and 2 rattlesnakes. Pulls 45# at 28”.
Cooked hide glue attaches the sinew, snakeskin, and hickory.

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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Mark Shymanski

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#8 posted 57 days ago

Now I’ve got to check out terryR’s home page…

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#9 posted 57 days ago

Thanks, Mark, but my home page here is sorta bland compared to our living room! :)

Sadly, I have completed very few arrows, no bows, and only 2 pine needle baskets since joining LJ’s. Been trying to turn myself into a tool maker and furniture builder, instead of arts and crafts. But, ya know, the craft stuff sure sells better than restored planes and saws! LOL

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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