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Forum topic by Hellaenergy posted 04-07-2009 05:57 AM 1820 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-07-2009 05:57 AM

I’ve been in the market for a glue pot for use with animal protein glues such as hide glue and “Old Brown Glue”. Here are a couple that I’ve been looking at:

Traditional Brass Luthier’s Gluepot w/ Warmer:

Hold Heet:

Have any of you used either of these products? If so, what are your opinions of them?

Ultimately I am interested in finding out what peoples favorite glue pots are and why.

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#1 posted 07-14-2009 06:53 PM

I’ve not yet used animal protein glues have you had any luck with your question.

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#2 posted 07-14-2009 06:59 PM

Patrick Edwards ( gave me the following advise:

“Find a cast iron double boiler old fashioned glue pot on ebay or at an antique shop. Otherwise purchase a small kitchen double boiler. Get a cheap electric hotplate and a stainless steel meat thermometer to monitor the heat. The glue brushes sold by Tools for Working Wood are fine. l use 192 gm strength granulated Milligan and Higgins hide glue (I sell it for $10/lb).”

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