Glue is, briefly, the gelatinous extract of bones, hides, and horns of animals and fish.
George Ellis, Modern Practical Joinery, 1902
The gluepot that I ordered from MusiCaravan arrived today! Wahoo!
What a sweet looking pot! Can't wait to make some glue in it!
I also bought The Gluepot Warmer so I can keep the glue warm for an extended period of time, such as when I glue the tentellones to the top and sides of a guitar.
Both items are well made and the brochure that comes with the pot says that the pot will last several life times if it is well cared for! I believe that statement.
A shot of Julia's guitar when I was gluing on the kerfing for the back. The tentellones for the top and sides I glue in one-by-one with just my fingers, imagine that in this day and age!
Do check out MusiCaravan's site and also take a look at Toolemera Press website and the PDF version of the little book, Doing the Gluing, a nice treatise on using hide glue.
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