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Wood Glue Test Results with some Surprises

by CharlieK
posted 01-12-2018 03:24 AM


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#1 posted 01-12-2018 05:32 AM

Good stuff charlie. Thanks for all your effort.

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#2 posted 01-12-2018 06:13 AM

Interesting. I’m surprised you didn’t test Elmer’s Carpenter’s Glue. In my experience, the Elmer’s Carpenter glue has very fast tack, much like trim glue, which is why I keep some around. Sometimes you want it to grab fast. That video must have taken a lot of time.

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#3 posted 01-12-2018 07:25 AM

Well done, Charlie. I’ve used TB III specifically because of the reportedly longer working times. I’d just as soon save a few bucks and use Elmer’s in the future.

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#4 posted 01-12-2018 06:39 PM



Interesting. I m surprised you didn t test Elmer s Carpenter s Glue. In my experience, the Elmer s Carpenter glue has very fast tack, much like trim glue, which is why I keep some around. Sometimes you want it to grab fast. That video must have taken a lot of time.

- Rick_M


Thanks Rick. I agree that sometimes you want something that grabs fast. I also didn’t mention in my test that sometimes you just want something that dries quickly so you can get on with it! You are the 2nd person already who asked about Elmers Carpenter Glue. Actually, there are several more glues that I wish I had tested, but I had a pretty large group to begin with.

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#5 posted 01-12-2018 06:41 PM



Well done, Charlie. I ve used TB III specifically because of the reportedly longer working times. I d just as soon save a few bucks and use Elmer s in the future.

- Ripper70


Yep! I used to think that was a good selling point for TB III, but now it’s hard to justify the extra cost.

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#6 posted 01-12-2018 08:09 PM

I’ve been using titebond2 for a long time and have been pretty well satisfied with it. After watching the video though I will look at some other glues to possibly use when time is a factor. I watched all the video and really enjoyed it. I really liked the way it was done. The Unibond one glue is interesting, I don’t really know the price of it or whether it’s worth paying extra for, but it seemed to perform well. Looking forward to your next viedo. Keep up the good work.
Gerald

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#7 posted 01-12-2018 09:24 PM



I ve been using titebond2 for a long time and have been pretty well satisfied with it. After watching the video though I will look at some other glues to possibly use when time is a factor. I watched all the video and really enjoyed it. I really liked the way it was done. The Unibond one glue is interesting, I don t really know the price of it or whether it s worth paying extra for, but it seemed to perform well. Looking forward to your next viedo. Keep up the good work.
Gerald

- alittleoff


Thanks Gerald, Unibond One isn’t terribly expensive if you buy it by the gallon. However, that does not include shipping. From what I could tell, Better Bond was very similar to Unibond. Better Bond doesn’t explicitly claim to be good for bent laminations, but I suspect that the two of them are similar in that way too. I’ll find out when I perform the bent lamination test.

https://www.vacupress.com/product-category/veneering-glue/unibond-one/
https://www.vacupress.com/product-category/veneering-glue/unibond-one/

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