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Forum: Bowclamp 10-29-2011, 12:43 PM
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Posted By RONWEN
Re: Shouldn't pass without mention

I've got that book & I highly recommend it. It seems almost sacrilegious if building or repairing traditional old furniture not to use hide glue although I still have difficulty bringing myself to...
Forum: Bowclamp 10-29-2011, 09:19 AM
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Posted By RONWEN
Re: Shouldn't pass without mention

I actually like it myself... :cool_shades:
Forum: Bowclamp 10-28-2011, 05:01 AM
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Posted By RONWEN
Re: Shouldn't pass without mention

I buy my hot glue from either Highland or Lee Valley and I'm pleased with it except for open time. I've avoided using the liquid hide glue because I've read similar comments about the Titebond or...
Forum: Bowclamp 10-28-2011, 02:06 AM
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Posted By RONWEN
Re: Shouldn't pass without mention

Fine Wood Working did a glue comparison test that was interesting and a little surprising: http://www.oldbrownglue.com/pdf/HowStrongisYourGlue_FWW.pdf
Forum: Bowclamp 10-27-2011, 09:39 PM
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Posted By RONWEN
Re: Shouldn't pass without mention

Thanks for the tip! I notice on the website that it has a 6mo. shelf life or 1yr. if kept in the frig. 15 to 45 min. working time. which is far better than hot. I'll get some ordered, it sounds...
Forum: Bowclamp 10-27-2011, 05:33 PM
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Posted By RONWEN
Re: Shouldn't pass without mention

I'm curious now, I'll have to try a bottle of the cold hide glue. I've used regular hot hide glue often on furniture repairs & I really like it except for the short open time. Longer open time can...
Forum: Bowclamp 10-27-2011, 02:07 PM
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Posted By RONWEN
Re: Shouldn't pass without mention

Could he possibly have meant "force"??? :Laughing2:

I agree with Chris -- using (hot) hide glue is a whole different animal. I haven't used the bottled cold stuff though I should -- I just wish...
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