March 20, 2020
The traditional glue pot disappeared from woodshops and trade schools soon after World War I when synthetic adhesives took over, leaving later generations of woodworkers to learn this secret of…
Patrick Edwards demonstrates how hide glue allows you to quickly add veneer to a piece without clamps or a vacuum bag.
In both antiques and modern furniture, you'll often find glue blocks under a top or base and around furniture feet. Hide glue's uniquely quick tacking makes it simple to add them.
Patrick Edwards demonstrates how simple it is to store hide glue indefinitely and rehydrate it to use at a later date.
Patrick Edwards discusses the different types of protein glues, why you should be using them, and how to mix hide glue
January 24, 2020
Inside Patrick's shop, you'll find hide-glue pots scattered throughout, tool chests filled with carving gouges, hundreds of wooden-bodied handplanes–and one lone metal-bodied handplane.
March 1, 2008
Age-old technology has unmatched advantages: It’s quick-setting, transparent to finishes, easy to clean up, and reversible
October 25, 2005
A French innovation for cutting marquetry pieces by hand
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