| Could someone please recommend a glue/fixing compound to secure a
| door latch fitting in wood. Pictures attached.
news:rec.woodworking is a text-only newsgroup. You're asking the
question in the right place; but many readers who might be helpful
probably won't see them here. I'd suggest posting the photos to
| I have tried a couple of things but they haven't secured it well
Ok, what have you tried? It'd also help to know how the door and latch
are used and abused. The part looks like hand-forged iron - does it
have antique value that you'd like to preserve? What is the wood?
| Many thanks to anyone who repiles.
The latch almost begs for a small plate with a rectangular hole for
the existing part to be welded into with a couple of screw holes for
some mechanical reinforcement. If there's a smith in your area, this
might be a good time to make his/her acquaintance. :-)
DeSoto, Iowa USA