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recipio

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To glue the mitres should take no more than 1ml of glue.
Nigel
I gave up on using a PVA glue in mitres. It leaves a tiny but distinct glue line. Far better use a CA glue which will give the joint enough strength to be handled while you add reinforcement. No waiting for it to dry either. :giggle:
 

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I gave up on using a PVA glue in mitres. It leaves a tiny but distinct glue line. Far better use a CA glue which will give the joint enough strength to be handled while you add reinforcement. No waiting for it to dry either. :giggle:
You misunderstood my post. I presented a hypothetical situation to demonstrate the insignificalt cost of any wood glue in a simple project even when it is the expensive Titebond 3. I also use CA for mitres when necessary and for other applications where PVA is totally unsuitable, repairing broken glass ornaments for example. CA is even more expensive than Titebond 3.
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I've noticed in a lot of modern upholstered furniture- chairs, settee's etc the glue they use is cascamite. You can always tell by the runs of rock hard glue thats dripped down the internal structure.

I'm a titebond fan. because it comes with different open times.
 

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"Budget" being the initial outlay, and how long it will keep me going for, rather than the cost per bond. But I agree with your point.
I'd forgotten about Cascamite - we used it when I worked for antique furniture making guy, long ago.
 

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I seem to remember in my "yoof" flour and water paste made a suitable glue for sticking paper together, and paper is just wood isn't it?o_O
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I've used several different glues, and had settled on Gorilla as being easily available etc but was gifted some Titebond 2 and now use that all the time. Nothing scientific, I just prefer the pour, spread and strength.
This offer below is for 2 of the bigger bottles, in fact the next size up is a gallon jug I think, so it is nearly 2L (1.892L to be exact) of wood glue for £24.88

Screwfix have 532ml of gorilla for £8.99 which by my maths makes it £31.97 for the same quantity of glue.

 
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