I am building some garage shelves. I am going to prime and paint the
wood before assembling the shelves. My question is this: I am going
to be attaching some decorative trim pieces with glue. Should I leave
the glue surfaces unpainted for optimal adhesion? Or will the glue
work just as well on a painted surface?
Now you've got short answers going both ways<g>. And the real answer
is that it probably makes no difference. What is "optimal adhesion"?
If the trim needs to just stay on, paint first is okay. If the trim
pieces will be bearing weight (e.g., screwing hooks into the trim,
from which you will hang heavy objects), then better to glue bare
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