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Will this Wood Glue Work?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by SRCRS, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. SRCRS

    SRCRS

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    It's Weldwood Resorcinol Glue. Going to use it on cocobolo that was recently identified here on talk bass. Just wanted to make sure this stuff will do the trick.

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  2. reverendrally

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    Look, I'm guessing it would, but it seems like total overkill to me. Why do you need something so heavy duty? Titebond or titebond2-3 would be more than enough and much easier to work with.
  3. Konquest

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    I'd echo that. With Cocobolo and other oily woods, you might want to do a quick sanding on the mating surfaces and wipe it with acetone before gluing and clamping, but it shouldn't be a problem. Plastic Resin glue like Weldwood is more for bent laminations where rigidity and creep are factors. I'd save it for something else and just use TB3.
  4. SRCRS

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    Cool, thanks guys!
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