Glues and Adhesives
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 went to a home center for a tube of silicone. I was overwhelmed by the number of products labeled as caulks, sealants, and adhesives. Can you help?
I had ripped exotic species, including purpleheart, bloodwood, padauk, and teak, and some had an oily residue seeping out. Will this affect glue joints? Are these woods safe choices for use with food?
While I was gluing up four boards, my neighbor noticed how the boards slipped around. He sprinkling a little salt onto the glue before sandwiching the boards together. Is that a good idea?
No matter how careful I am, wood glue sometimes gets on my clothes when working in the shop, and it doesn’t always come out in the wash. How can I get it out?
I have a granite remnant left over from a kitchen remodel, and want to use it as a top for a coffee table. My challenge: How do I attach the slab to my table assembly?
I’m having trouble removing the adhesive from the metal platen of my benchtop disc sander. Mineral spirits just turn it slimy. Any suggestions for cleaning the leftover gunk from the platen?