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Lookig for help/suggestions

by holsterguy
posted 11-08-2018 02:21 AM

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#1 posted 11-08-2018 02:27 AM

Things that make you go hmmmm….

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#2 posted 11-08-2018 02:46 AM

I don’t let finish get on areas that need to be glued.

-- Aj

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#3 posted 11-08-2018 02:49 AM

I’ve made toys with parts of different colors and then glued together. They so far have remained glued together after children playing with them so I don’t think you will have any problem with your drawers. Children can put a lot of stress on the toys. Broke an axle or two but not the glue joints.

-- Bob, FL Keys

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#4 posted 11-08-2018 03:15 AM

I would make the boxes and just apply the fronts. I’m probably lazy though.

I don’t think WB aniline dyes have any binder in them so you should be ok. I could be wrong.

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#5 posted 11-08-2018 05:02 AM

If this is dye and not a shellac, wax or poly, then you should be ok. But I would myself then sand or scrape the area of the glue, to be on the safe side.

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#6 posted 11-08-2018 01:42 PM

Probably be OK, but how about making a test. Put some dye on some pieces of scrap, glue them, and then see what it takes to break them apart. Please report back.

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#7 posted 11-08-2018 02:10 PM

It will work just fine, as long as you are use dye, not stain.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#8 posted 11-08-2018 11:30 PM

Thanks a lot guys! Yes, it’s definately dye. From Moser, mix one packet in one quart of hot water.
Never thought of doing a test run to see what happens. Lord knows I have plenty of scrap test pieces when I set upmy homemade jig!

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#9 posted 11-09-2018 01:50 AM

I would also do a small test to be certain that the dye doesn’t bleed, either during the glue up or with the finish application. It probably won’t, but it would be a shame to find out too late in the game.

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#10 posted 11-09-2018 01:57 AM

Sounds like a good idea, thanks!

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