That means it's past its prime. Time to buy a new bottle.
Yeah, I know, the stuff costs a lot more than Titebond, so you don't want to
buy another bottle until you've gotten your money's worth out of this bottle,
right? Consider the difference in cost between a new bottle, and a ruined
project, if this glue turns out to be no good.
If you insist on thinning it and using it anyway, paint thinner (mineral
spirits) may do the trick -- but, whether you thin it or not, I strongly
suggest testing it with a couple pieces of scrap wood, to make sure that it
still bonds adequately, before using it on any project you care about.
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Here's a quote from the FAQ's on the Excel web site:
"Can These Glues Be Thinned or Diluted?
We do not recommend thinning these glues in strength-related glue-ups. If
the glue is being used to repair cracks, rot spots, etc., the glues can be
diluted using about 30 to 50% acetone or lacquer thinner."
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gorilla glue says it's not a problem to thin it. but their glue has no solvents
like other poly glues do. I have done it and it worked fine. but usually it's
time to chuck it.
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