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AWFS: Rockler Takes Glue-Tech to the Next Level

comments (0) July 24th, 2013 in blogs

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Rocklers new Glue Bottle Applicator Kit retails for $19.99.
The kit comes with four distinct applicator tips.
After the success of their first silicone glue brush, Rockler has followed up with a new, smaller size.
Rocklers new Glue Bottle Applicator Kit retails for $19.99. - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Rockler's new Glue Bottle Applicator Kit retails for $19.99.


When Rockler released its silicone glue brushes last year, woodworkers began snapping them up in a flash, and for good reason. The brushes' silicone tips strip away the need to clean sloppy glue brushes. Instead, woodworkers can allow the glue to dry, and then peel away the sticky stuff.

 

Following on the heels of that product's success, Rockler's product developers have expanded the line with a new Glue Bottle Applicator Kit ($19.99). With four distinct tips, plus a handy glue funnel, the new kit allows for just about any adhesive application you might encounter.

 

The Silcone Glue Brush Applicator screws right onto your glue bottle and is ready to go at a moment's notice.
The Ribbed Glue Roller spreads glue evenly, thanks to the ribbed roller, which helps to keep the roller "rolling" and puts an end to "sliding roller syndrome."
The Center-Line Glue Guide took its cue from the old self-centering router baseplate trick. It uses two dowels on either side of the applicator tip to ensure an even, centered glue line on the edge of your workpiece.
The Narrow-Flat Applicator is perfect for biscuit and domino slots.

 

Smaller Brushes for Tight Spaces

Although their initial silcone glue brushes were a big hit, the one minor complaint we heard about from time-to-time involved sizing.

Those earlier glue brushes can be a bit on the large side when it comes to gluing up tight joinery. Rockler has responded this year, by releasing two packs of a new Mini Silicone Glue Brush. These new brushes also feature a ribbed dropper tip that's been designed with dowel holes and mortises in mind. You can pick up the two-pack for $7.99.


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