Glues and Adhesives
Discover tips and techniques for choosing and using wood glues, adhesives, and tape for your woodworking projects. Find details on glue and adhesive application and clamping techniques.
A wood glue will bond strongly as long as its consistency remains fluid.
With so many adhesives available, selecting the best one for your woodworking project can be puzzling.
I have a question about the scrapbook project in WOOD magazine issue 166, page 72. Do you have a recommendation for gluing leather to wood?
How do you keep the nozzles of spray adhesive cans from clogging?
I use a lot of redwood, and sometimes the glue squeeze-out leaves a blue stain on my projects. I typically wipe off excess glue with a damp cloth or sponge, so what’s causing this staining?
I need to glue two beveled edges together, but have a hard time applying firm pressure on the joint to force the slightly wavy outer edges of the bevels to match.
I lent a friend four clamps to glue up a large project. They came back with dried yellow glue globs on the bars that he couldn’t get off. What’s the best way to remove glue that’s hardened?
I’m making some wooden plaques with glued-on engraved metal plates. What glue should I use?