Need help with homemade segmented pen blanks. - Woodworking Talk - Woodworkers Forum
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 Old 03-17-2009, 10:18 PM Thread Starter
Super Genius
 
dollis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Wellsboro PA
Posts: 150
View dollis's Photo Album My Photos
Send a message via Skype™ to dollis
Question Need help with homemade segmented pen blanks.

Ok, stupid question but need to ask it any way. What do I use to hold the blanks together with (regular yellow wood glue, Gorilla glue, Epoxy, CA)? How long do they need to set? Do you have any "basic" rules?

If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you
see what it costs when it's free..........P.J. O'Rourke

A man needs only two tools: WD40 and duct tape. If it does not move and should, use the WD40. If it moves and shouldn't, use the tape.
dollis is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 03-17-2009, 11:33 PM
Splinter Cushion
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Huntsville, AL
Posts: 661
View b00kemdano's Photo Album My Photos
I used Titebond III. It was lying around. Being my first segmented pens, I was experimenting a bit. I wasn't sure that they would hold up with turning against the end grains and so forth, but the Titebond really held up.

I glued them up before dinner, then let them cure overnight. I didn't want to put them on the lathe and end up turning into some goopy glue! :P
b00kemdano is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 03-18-2009, 09:31 AM
Senior Member
 
AZ Termite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Globe, AZ
Posts: 680
View AZ Termite's Photo Album My Photos
I use Titebond III on all my laminated turnings. I always let it sit over night. I don't want them flying apart, and to this point I haven't had any problems using this method.

Assumption is the mother of all foul -ups
AZ Termite is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 6 Old 03-18-2009, 06:21 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: missouri
Posts: 41
View Hhaines's Photo Album My Photos
Me too

I use Tightbond for segmented bowls.......I let them cure for about an hour and spin away.....I haven't picked one put of my teeth yet in several years turning stuff......pieces must fit together very well however......
Hhaines is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 03-18-2009, 10:16 PM
Senior Member
 
firehawkmph's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Near Cleveland, Ohio
Posts: 4,982
View firehawkmph's Photo Album My Photos
I use titebond III also. Ever since I was given a free bottle of it at a Hartville Hardware tool show, I havent' used anything else for my yellow glue needs. I have glued some smaller blanks up and spun them twenty minutes later. I normally do let them sit overnight however.
Mike Hawkins
firehawkmph is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 03-22-2009, 12:29 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 8
View David Drickhamer's Photo Album My Photos
After gluing them up hold them together with hose clamps and let cure 24 hours
David Drickhamer is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Woodworking Talk - Woodworkers Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Homemade Bandsaw mill don716 Design & Plans 7 08-04-2013 09:55 AM
segmented blanks thokk Woodturning 5 01-12-2009 07:41 AM
homemade trim? ponch37300 Trim Carpentry & Built-Ins 13 05-05-2008 12:57 AM
Homemade lathe Amalgam Power Tools & Machinery 7 03-30-2008 04:10 PM
Homemade Toos-2 turnedon Woodturning 10 01-11-2008 10:55 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome