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Types of glue ?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by HannibalSpector, Mar 31, 2002.


  1. HannibalSpector

    HannibalSpector

    Mar 27, 2002
    Australia
    Hi all
    Just wondering what glues other builders use for instrument construction, whether they be:
    traditional animal glues, urea formaldehyde , PVA, epoxys , resorcinol or other.
    Do you have a favourite glue?
    Are different glues used in different parts of the instrument.?
    Do you think glue type effects tone greatly?

    I use urea formaldehyde for all joints except the nut.
    cheers