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Posted on How do I make this? A three piece corbel painted on the outside and stained on the inside.

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#1 posted 02-21-2020 02:21 AM


Why can’t you glue it? I guess i’m not understanding something.

- SMP

Because most stains and paints seal the wood, preventing the glue penetration necessary for a good joint.

- Phil32

Big box stores literally have aisles full of various glues and adhesives that will stick to stick to paint and stain no problem. Especially something decorative like a corbel. I mean sure, if I was going to stand on it i might buy a $3 tube of 5-minute epoxy but would have no problem putting my full weight on it.


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