This stuff is so hard to use, and requires such expensive specialty equipment, none but the very elite class of woodworkers can use it.
I got a glue pot at a local specialty store. This thing is high tech, and is specifically made to be used with a special glue container. I rescued one of these containers from the trash. I don't know why anyone would throw such a treasure away.
|Hi-Tech Hot Glue Setup.|
|Hide Glue from Dictum. |
It should stay good forever, as long as it stays dry.
|Thermostat. If I turn it up all of the way, the temperature is just right.|
When I added more water, I accidentally added about ten times what I meant to, so it turned out a bit thin. However, I tried a rub joint with two little bits of scrap I had laying around, and it seems to be holding just fine.
|Test joint, glue seems plenty strong.|