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.
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?
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?