If you've always wanted to try animal hide glue, but are put off by the thought of tending a hot, messy glue pot, then Old Brown Glue is the glue for you. Simply set the glue bottle in the sun, or in a bowl of hot water, and the glue is ready for use. Unlike chemical glues, Old Brown Glue is completely reversible, an essential trait when it comes time to repair your heirloom handmade chairs. It also boasts a very long open time, which takes the stress out of glueups. Just relax and enjoy the process - less stress means fewer mistakes. Old Brown Glue is manufactured in small batches in the USA with 100% natural and organic animal proteins. According to Old Brown Glue's developer Patrick Edwards, "The shop dogs chew on any glue that drips onto the floor. That's not a problem."Technical Details:As a liquid hide glue, Old Brown Glue is perfect for projects with long assembly times, such as chairs and cabinets.You can expect about 15 to as much as 45 minutes of working time with this glue, depending on the temperature of your shop, or the warmth of the wood you are gluing.Old Brown Glue is easy to clean up - just use cold water. Old Brown Glue also works very well for veneering.Made from high quality hide and bone glue modified with common urea. Non-toxic. Transparent to oils, alcohols and organic solvents used in wood finishing, so there is no risk of glue spots spoiling your final finish. Viscosity is a function of temperature, and ranges from rather thick above 75°F, to very runny at higher temperatures. Glue viscosity is best above 120°F.Do not dilute or heat above 160°F. Apply to clean and dry surfaces and apply pressure for at least 12 hours. Complete bond is reached after 24 hours.Old Brown Glue has a normal shelf life of one year stored at room temperature, longer if refrigerated. The gel point for this modified animal protein glue/liquid hide glue is about 75°F.
When it comes to finish sanding, a light, nimble sander that won't gouge vertical surfaces is essential. The Bosch 197D is all that and more. It sports a 2.0 amp motor and 12,000 orbits per minute, which ensures a smooth, swirl-free surface, every time. It can be used with standard abrasive sheets for cost savings, or with PSA abrasives for the fastest installation times. It also features through-the-pad dust collection and an integrated filter that captures particles as small as 1/2 micron for a cleaner, safer working environment. All ball-bearing construction for a long life and smooth operation.Features:SheetLoc Sandpaper Attachment System pulls regular sandpaper flat and tight for uniform sanding, and longer paper life without adhesive paper's nearly twice-the-price cost.Rubberized paper clamps for firm, no-slip grip and easy paper changes.Also accepts PSA abrasives.Allows sanding close to vertical surfaces at at front, right and left of sander.Dust sealed rocker switch for durable, convenient off and on.3-point counterbalance for low vibration and maximum comfort.Ergonomic, soft grip top for comfort and control.
Eliminate ' nail pops' while automatically spacing the deck boards at 3/32' !Just cut a slot into the edge of the boards (where they cross the joist) with a biscuit joiner, apply a thin bead of adhesive to the top of the joists, and install the EB-TY 'clip.' The clip is then screwed in at a 45° angle using the Swaneze stainless steel screws (included). EB-TY Hidden Deck Fastening System is highly recommended when using hardwoods such as teak or man-made building material such as Trex. Fasteners made of UV-resistant polypropylene.One pkg. Per 100 sq. ft. of deckSee our selection of Biscuit Joiners for cutting the slots and the Plug Cutters starting and ending screw holes.
These replacement glue bottle caps fit our entire line of Quick-Set CA Glues, whether it's a 1 oz., 2.5 oz. or 4.5 oz. bottle. Includes two dispenser tips with blue caps, plus four flexible precision tips, which slip onto the standard tip for pinpoint accuracy. Fits Quick-Set Glue bottles (e.g. 30788 and 67673, sold separately)Prolongs the shelf life of your CA gluePrecision tips let you deposit glue exactly where you want it