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Tite-bond? No Kidding!!

Those folks at Titebond were serious when they came up with the brand name for their range of adhesives. I made the mistake this winter of leaving all of my glues out in the workshop, where they were exposed to all the harsh frosts and sub-zero temperatures that we experienced (even as recently as last week, let us not forget). As I’ve slowly found my way back in to my workshop recently, I needed examine each glue bottle carefully to ascertain which ones, if any, were still perfectly good to use…

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Gluebox Tote

This is a job I should’ve done about six-months ago… We’ve just been through the coldest winter in Britain for thirty-odd years and, as a consequence, I’ve had to throw away a couple of bottles of PVA (at least, they were less than half-full). Over the years, I’ve come to accumulate a growing supply of woodworking adhesives and it’s enough of a chore having to cart my timber in and out of the house to protect it from the cold and damp – what I’ve been in need of, then, is a simple means of storage and single-handed transportation…

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