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How CA glue actually works

When chemistry meets woodworking, brought to you by these two cats.

Author Headshot By Ben Strano Nov 17, 2022

I’m not going to lie. I didn’t understand all of this video, but I understood enough to know that some people are going to think this is really interesting! I use cyanoacrylate glue every day in my shop, but until now, I never really thought about the chemical reactions happening while the glue sets naturally, or when I spray it with an accelerator.

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