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Old 05-09-2013, 11:21 PM   #1
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I just got a box of wood and have various pieces to work with. I want to combine several into one. Whats the best way to do this? I thought about screws but some pieces are small and delicate.

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Old 05-10-2013, 03:15 AM   #2
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You could try silicone or zip ties.
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superglue?
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:03 AM   #4
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diy driftwood

^^I used dowels and aquarium glue/silicone
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You could try silicone or zip ties.
Might give silicone a look. Need something that sets fairly quick though

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superglue?
is is safe? I have CA which is basically superglue that I could use

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diy driftwood

^^I used dowels and aquarium glue/silicone
Great idea mate but my pieces are far to small to frill into to setup
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:16 PM   #6
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Most epoxies should work fine for this. They hold well, are inert, and you can get some with some pretty short set/cure times.

I think one of the epoxy putties is even marketed for securing corals in reef tanks (but it's much more expensive then regular epoxy putty)
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Old 05-14-2013, 03:45 PM   #7
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Well I ended up buying Black silicone. I have my collection soaking in a bucket for 2 weeks right now. Once done ill let them dry and start creating

Should be fun
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Make sure you get silicone 1 door and window. That would be the safest. I believe GE makes it. I would go the superglue route.
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Make sure you get silicone 1 door and window. That would be the safest. I believe GE makes it. I would go the superglue route.
the one I bought was at Petco made for tanks, I think I should be ok.
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