What You Need to Know About Glue | WOODWORKING BASICS

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  • MRrwmac
    December 6, 2016

    Very good video!!! Especially you demonstrating the strength of glue and that the break is at the wood not at the glue joint (Matthias)! BTW, tight bond has never failed me but I may need to try the weldbond glue you mentioned and that I have seen you use recently. You didn't show how you get rid of the glue when you spread with your finger (as I do). Bottom edge of workbench or pants are good place unless you have prepared wet paper towels nearby – haha.

  • Toysoldier (toysoldier46552)
    December 6, 2016

    End grain is the reason I keep 800 grit sandpaper around lol.

  • vp jayaweera
    December 6, 2016

    thanks to you for good video

  • Blake E
    December 6, 2016

    Have you tried Gorilla glue out? I have used it some, but was curious to hear feedback from someone that uses it a lot more than myself.

  • joetylerdale
    December 6, 2016

    Darn it Steve, I said I wasn't going to subscribe to anymore channels, but you won me over!

  • Michael Ryan
    December 6, 2016

    how does planing on the seam of a weldbond glue line work? like when you join boards to make a panel…

  • Nick T
    December 6, 2016

    hi from uk grate vid very helpfall thanks

  • Talha Masood
    December 6, 2016

    is normal white glue works fine on wood

  • Andy An
    December 6, 2016

    Wood glue toxic or not?

  • David Bowser
    December 6, 2016

    Now there is a sticky subject for you.

  • osbornej76
    December 6, 2016

    Great video, an awesome tip is to add a few light sprinkles of table salt (or sharp sand) to the glue face. This massively reduces the amount of slippage and movement when clamping.

  • Steve Villanueva
    December 6, 2016

    I just used some wood glue on a cheap DIY drawer I bought at Wal-mart. I threw out the cardboard backing they give you and put in an MDF panel instead. I've done this in the past and the drawers usually last a few years longer. My kids are animals with stuffing their clothes in there.

  • Richard Short
    December 6, 2016

    Used weldbond over thirty years ago to stick cement over painted bricks. Cemt still on and sold as a rock. Also glued a capping stone on a brick pillar afain over thirty years ago and it's still stuck. This glue is amazing for woodwork that is to be painted, but wont take a stain. You need to use sparingly around edges so squeeze out is barely noticeable, dont wipe with a damp rag as it will spread and not take stain. Once dry just scrape ant access off or plain down to remove any overages. Can't help but sing praises for Weldbond and no I have no company connections.

  • Bill Becht
    December 6, 2016

    Can anyone recommend a good woodworking book for beginners?

  • Casey Jahsman
    December 6, 2016

    Can you glue green (wet) lumber? I say no, I have tried it a few times and the joint always fails. There are a few BIG wood working youtube channels that continue to glue green dug fir …… kills me inside!!

  • William Marx
    December 6, 2016

    Damp paper towels work very well for wiping excess glue……

  • Alex Reid
    December 7, 2016

    Thanks so much for this series Steve. I am just getting into wood working and despite many claims out there of videos that state they are for beginners there really aren't many that systematically and comprehensively cover the topics you are covering here. Keep up the great work good sir!

  • William Disterdick
    December 7, 2016

    Do you throw away your dry cloth with glue on it ? ;o

  • Andrew Harris
    December 7, 2016

    2p10! ca glue

  • LanceTheBlueKnight
    December 7, 2016

    Mr. Ramsey, I have a question for you.

    I tend to have trouble with squeezeout on my work, and lately I have been trying to plan for it with less glue, so that I don't spread glue near the edges of glued surfaces. That way, the "squeeze-out" instead of squeezing out, fills those spaces. I find that even when I sand the faces when the glue is dry, I have to sand far more than I am comfortable with if I want the surfaces to take stain later, and I end up hollowing out a obvious cavity with all the sanding/planing. Do you have any advice for this? How do you handle gluing two decorative surfaces together?