Get Tough Challenge with Gorilla Glue #1: Announcement

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Blog entry by Martin Sojka posted 08-12-2008 12:26 AM 5855 reads 3 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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LumberJocks, can you get tough? is proudly hosting the Gorilla Glue Challenge. This is a fun and creative event for all woodworkers, but be careful; this may be a sticky challenge!

Gorilla Glue

Bond with your wood and the great outdoors while competing in this challenge to win some great Gorilla Glue products. Gorilla Glue is challenging you to build anything for enjoying the great outdoors. You must use two materials, one must be wood and any other material of your choice. You must also include any gorilla glue product in your entry. And there are 16 prize packages!


Gorilla Glue will have 16 random winners of some very great prizes.

  1. 1 Grand Prize will consist of $200 plus 1 of each Gorilla Glue’s products and a Gorilla Glue t-shirt.
  2. There will be 5 runner-up prizes; winners will receive 1 of each Gorilla Glue’s products and a Gorilla Glue t-shirt.
  3. As well as 10 third place prizes of a Gorilla t-shirt


  1. Your entry must be a creation for enjoying the great outdoors.
  2. One substrate must be wood
  3. Plus any other substrate of the participants choice such as metal, stone, brick, glass, rubber, etc.
  4. Any Gorilla product such as: Gorilla Glue, Gorilla Glue Precision Pen, Gorilla Super Glue, Gorilla Wood Glue, Gorilla Tape.

Get your Projects in by Monday September 1st and the winners will be announced on September 2nd. Are you up for the challenge?


  1. SUBMIT your challenge entry as a project and tag it with challenge06 (of course you may add any additional tags too):

    Note that you don’t need to use ‘challenge06’ in the project title.
  2. You can submit only one entry – give it your best shot.
  3. Describe your process in a project story and add at least one photo of the finished outdoor creation produced by you.
  4. Explain what materials you used and what Gorilla Glue product helped you in your outdoor creation.
  5. The entry deadline is September 1st.
  6. Winners will be announced online at on September 2nd.

Please note: Photos entered in this challenge will also be published on the Gorilla Glue site.

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P.S. You can help promoting this one of a kind event by clicking on the BOOKMARK button in the top right corner. It allows you to easily submit to one of the popular bookmarking/sharing websites like Reddit, StumbleUpon, Digg or others.

23 comments so far

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 08-12-2008 12:32 AM

I don’t know Martin;

The last time I had a gorilla in my shop, Lumberjocks picnic ‘08, he made a mess of things! lol

Sounds like a fun event.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 08-12-2008 12:35 AM

All these contests! I can’t wait to get back in the shop. Looking forward to the Fall contest. Good luck to all here enter this one. Should be interesting to see what you all come up with.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#3 posted 08-12-2008 12:38 AM

i just might have to take the challenge! sound like a fun contest! now just think, what can i make!

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#4 posted 08-12-2008 01:00 AM

This one is going to be sticky…

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#5 posted 08-12-2008 01:32 AM

Very, very interesting! I feel like Winnie the Pooh: “Think, think, think…”

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#6 posted 08-12-2008 01:57 AM

Gorilla glue? What part of the gorilla do you get the glue from? Its hooves… Lets see what we can come up with.

-- making sawdust....

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#7 posted 08-12-2008 02:23 AM

what a great contest… but what to do in three short weeks?

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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Dan'um Style

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#8 posted 08-12-2008 02:26 AM

This is a cool idea for a contest. Fun to think about !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View GaryK's profile


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#9 posted 08-12-2008 02:40 AM

This should be interesting. I wish I made things for the outdoors.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#10 posted 08-12-2008 02:57 AM

sounds like a cool challenge, can’t wait to see what people come up with… I already have an idea, now the only challenge would be if I can actually find the time to build it…

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

View Napaman's profile


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#11 posted 08-12-2008 04:20 AM

congrats on such a great idea…will rack my brain…but little time with school starting on the 18th…6 days…

SO GOOD LUCK everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#12 posted 08-12-2008 01:27 PM


Now, I’m going to see if I can get my brain unglued,

& try to think of something to stick together.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

View Grumpy's profile


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#13 posted 08-12-2008 11:01 PM

Could find myself in a sticky situation here. LOL

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#14 posted 08-13-2008 04:00 AM

Lee I hope you weren’t talking about me as being the Gorilla.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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corey cyr

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#15 posted 08-18-2008 01:00 AM

I just may have to join this contest.

Good luck to you all.

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