You will have you best luck finding knot free 2x12s i could usually find about 2 out of a stack of 50 and ripping them down to 2x4s if you need them. Letting it sit and dry wont be of much benefit to you.
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Can anyone give he some advice on what type of glue or epoxy would work.
Can you glue treated lumber. Pressure treated wood is wet and when you cover it it stays wet. I picked thru piles of lumber to find knot free pt but it can be done. Watch out for knots.
I would be led to believe that if youre trying to edge glue treated ply then its in a weather environment. Cca is perfectly fine and common practice with epoxy or resourcinol losp i do not know about but i also assumes its fine but may need some surface prep. Gluing tile to pressure treated wood back to woodworking skill share forum.
Treated lumber prevents the elements from warping the wood as well as stopping mold and insects from destroying it. Treated lumber is typically covered and injected with chemicals to preserve and protect the wood. I would like to glue some tiles that i have along the edge.
You cant really do cabinet grade work with treated wood because of its tendency to cup and twist. Select the adhesive appropriate for the exposure condition among conventional wood adhesives. Many construction companies utilize treated lumber in new homes decks.
If the lumber has high moisture content we would recommend titebond polyurethane glue. Treated wood is so wet that it can take a couple of years before it will dry and do any serious twisting. Ive had success with gorilla glue when using lumber treated with the water based preservatives.
Wood treated with waterborne chemicals usually can be glued without major problems if properly dried. Planing or sanding the surface before gluing is recommended to enhance bonding. Thats why putting biscuits in treated wood is somewhat pointless.
This i dont think i have ever considered but it might be the only product you can use. Excess moisture in pressure treated lumber can inhibit the drying of the titebond iii and keep it from reaching full strength. Forum topic by will delaney.
Appropriate glue for pressure treated timbers no problems gluing pressure treated wood but there are different treatments. This type of adhesive reacts with moisture and builds strength quickly. How to glue treated lumber.
You need at least some 38th. Dont bother with the 2×4 stacks even for the 2×4 parts.
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