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New Glue for Outdoor Projects Tualatin OR

Franklin International has built the better mousetrap and introduced Titebond III. It has a longer open working time and lower working temperature. The open working time is 10 minutes as compared to the 5 minutes of Titebond II. Titebond III can also be used at temperatures down to 47 degrees while Titebond II is only good down to 55 degrees.

The Home Depot
(503)925-8447
20260 SW Pacific Hwy
Sherwood, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Woodcraft - Portland, OR
(503) 684-1428
12020 SW Main Street
Tigard, OR

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The Home Depot
(503)469-4242
4401 Southwest 110th Ave
Beaverton, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Gilmer Wood Company
(503) 274-1271
2211 NW Saint Helens Road
Portland, OR

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Columbia Riverwood
(503) 224-9924
1017 SW Morrison St P.O. Box 10461
Portland, OR

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The Home Depot
(503)639-3500
14800 SW Sequoia Parkway
Tigard, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware #17
(503) 672-7266
Beaverton Town Square Mall
Beaverton (Portland), OR

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The Home Depot
(503)723-3181
2002 Washington Street
Oregon City, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Goby Walnut Products
(503) 477-6744
5315 NW St. Helens Rd.
Portland, OR

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Woodcrafters
(800) 777-3709
212 NE 6th Ave
Portland, OR

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New Glue for Outdoor Projects

New Glue for Outdoor Projects

 

Franklin International has built the better mousetrap and introduced Titebond III. It has a longer open working time and lower working temperature. The open working time is 10 minutes as compared to the 5 minutes of Titebond II. Titebond III can also be used at temperatures down to 47 degrees while Titebond II is only good down to 55 degrees. Titebond III is good news for woodworkers whose shop is on the chilly side. On the down side, Titebond III has a shelf life of only one year, whereas Titebond II will stay good for up to four years. Titebond III also costs about 25 percent more than Titebond II.

Polyurethane glue is another good glue for outdoor wood projects and has the added benefit of bonding nonwood materials to wood, something Titebond II?and III don't offer. Polyurethane has an open working time of 20 minutes, which is good when you have a complex project to assemble. Polyurethane needs moisture present in order to cure, making it a good choice when bonding wood with high moisture content, such as construction lumber that has only been air-dried. Excessive moisture retards the curing of Titebond III. Squeeze-out from polyurethane glue can be a real bear to clean up and requires the use of mineral spirits. Polyurethane is also about twice the price of Titebond III.

Source
Franklin International, (800) 877-4583, www.titebond.com, Titebond III, $5 for 8 oz.

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