Hi, guys, long time lurker and short time woodworker here.
Got a question I can't find the answer to anywhere else, so I thought
I'd check here.
My wife and I scroll saw crafts and have been asked to cut out a
butterfly with a mirror backdrop. I already have the mirror cut out in
a 8 x 10 frame, and a butterfly set cut out of birch plywood. It is a
What do you think the best and neatest way to glue the wood to the
mirror without making a mess? Spray adhesive or super glue or what?
thanks for your Help.
Silicone caulk. It will remain flexible enough to allow dissimilar movement
of the materials. It's tacky enough you don't generally need to clamp
anything. Can be cut apart in the event of glass breakage.
Model/hobby shops (R/C planes, etc.) sell some *very* sticky double-sided
Is wonderful for this kind of thing, cuz it has some 'stretch'/'give' to
it, _without_ weakening the bond. Accommodates the differences in thermal
and/or humidity-driven expansion of the dissimilar materials.
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