Hide glue and white and yellow carpenter's glue work only on tight-fitting parts.
USE HIDE GLUE FOR EXTRA ASSEMBLY TIME AND EASY FUTURE REPAIRS
But liquid hide glue, available at most hardware stores and home centers, has a few unique qualities that make it particularly well suited for furniture repair.
Gluing gadgets, hide glue
, polyurethane and epoxy are available at specialty woodworking stores (in the Yellow Pages under "Woodworking") and from these mail-order sources:
But for glue injectors, epoxy and hide glue
, you may have to visit a specialty woodworking store (in the Yellow Pages under "Woodworking Equipment & Supplies").
The shield is made by glueing together three layers of thin rawhide using hide glue making the thickness approximately 11/32 inches.
After the hide had dried it was painted with earth pigments dissolved in watered-down hide glue.
When you glue the chair back together, use hide glue
(available at woodworking stores).
Yellow or carpenter's glue (aliphatic), white glue (polyvinyl acetate) and liquid hide glue are all made up of solid glue molecules, suspended in liquid.
Hide glues are highly sensitive to moisture and humidity, and the unused portion of ready-to-use bottles must be tossed out after a year.