Glueing frozen boards question

I have a couple of nice rough hard maple boards to plane and shape for a la p desk. But these boards have been in the freezing cold for a couple of day s. Will this affect the glue bond since they have 8 percent moisture conten t? Should I warm them up first just to be sure? I'm using Titebond III.
Thanks.
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When I bring in frozen and weather exposed boards (I know yours probably aren't) they're usually quite wet. This is often surface moisture, but can penetrate 1/4" or more. I'm not sure I'd trust a glue joint in that kind of situation.
They usually warm up quite quickly, though. An hour or two seems to be good, so why risk it?
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On Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 9:37:06 PM UTC-6, Michael wrote:

lap desk. But these boards have been in the freezing cold for a couple of d ays. Will this affect the glue bond since they have 8 percent moisture cont ent? Should I warm them up first just to be sure? I'm using Titebond III.

Chalk temp of TB III is 47°. It's best to warm the boards, significan tly. I always try to glue and finish with temps above 65°, or at lea st above 60°, no matter what glue or finish I am using. Rarely do I do any glue or finish work with temps below 70°..... indoors or outdoo rs.
*Saw this printed on a T-shirt, long ago ('60s-'70s festival): "Outdoors is IN, Indoors is OUT"
Additionally, and I don't know for sure, but I work with the rationale that lower temps require longer clamp times, before releasing the clamps.
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