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’m a beginning woodworker with a basic question: For making templates out of medium density fiberboard (MDF), what’s the best way to secure paper patterns to MDF?
The latest thing on my bench is a chair with a few loose legs and stretchers. One stretcher even pulls right out of its socket. How do I tighten the joints?
I find double-faced tape handy for everything from template routing, to stack cutting. Often, I can't pry the wood apart without damaging my template or workpiece. Am I using too much tape or what?
My shop is insulated and has a wood-burning stove, but I won’t be able to consistently tend it. How will these temperature shifts affect my woodworking?
A dear friend asked me to build a casket for his dying father who is an orthodox Jew. This means no metal fasteners—only pegs and glue. But which glues are kosher?
Because I heat my shop with a wood stove, the temperature drops quickly when I’m not woodworking. How can I keep my glue from freezing during these times?