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Stuck on you? Removing Gorilla Glue from your skin – how to video.

Posted on April 10th, by Andy Brownell in Around the shop, Gorilla Glue, Kids Woodworking Projects, video. No Comments

If you get lazy like I do from time to time, I don’t always follow the recommended instructions for Gorilla Glue to use gloves when using the Polyurethane glue.

If you do happen to get some on your hands, here is a quick video on some removal techniques. Bonus tip: use coffee grounds and soap mixture if you don’t have a pumice based hand cleaner.


Drawbore Pin Joinery on Split-Top Roubo (time-lapse video)

Posted on April 8th, by Andy Brownell in Gorilla Glue, Projects, video. No Comments

A quick video showing the glue-up and assembly of the long rails on my Split-Top Roubo bench using drawbore pin joinery.

Gorilla Glue: Use, Storage and Tips on Polyurethane and PVA products.

Posted on April 3rd, by Andy Brownell in Gorilla Glue, marketing & promotion, video. No Comments

Two of the most common comments I hear from fellow woodworkers about Gorilla Glue are that “it foams” and I didn’t know they make a PVA wood glue.

As far as foaming, yes, this is how polyurethane-based glues dry and cure. In many cases people use too much of it, or forget to read the instructions that calls for dampening one side of the surface to be glued to help activate the glue.

In terms of their Wood Glue (Type II- PVA), I’ve used this product for years and have been

pleased with it’s performance, … Read More »