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which glue to use

When gluing blocks together to make larger blocks, what kind of glue is best? white (Elmer's), yellow aliphatic, hide? I know it may depend on the wood color and whether the glue in the glue line will match the wood. Are some glues too soft, or too hard?

Hi John,

I simply use basic ol' Tightbond wood glue. If the glue joint is really tight, you don't notice any glue at all. The glue doesn't show up, but any grain change at that joint can be an issue.

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Tom Weir

Thanks, That was my first thought. I've recently used hide glue for other projects and it seemed hard and thought that it might dull sharp chisels. I also know that yellow glue sometimes can creep.