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    ? on sealing inside of box....

    I hear people say use silicon or wood glue/titebond etc. Does it really matter?
    I used wood glue to glue pieces together and to seal the corners. I had plenty of wood glue so I figure I just use it to seal as well. Is it pretty much preference or a good reason to use a certain one?







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    Re: ? on sealing inside of box....

    it'll work. i use silicone because it's flexible, and is made to seal leaks. i also have plexi on my box and i can make it look cleaner.






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    Re: ? on sealing inside of box....

    I use wood glue to construct the box and then seal it with silicone after its all put together.




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    Re: ? on sealing inside of box....

    I just make straight cuts and glue the panels together, don't need any sealant most of the time . If I do use anything to seal the joints , I use silicon



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    Re: ? on sealing inside of box....

    I had alot of glue laying around and didn't feel like going to HD(father inlaw is a carpenter, so he has a $hit load of glue. Didn't have any silicon though). I did smooth it out real good with my finger tip to make sure it got all the air out. It dried rock hard, so I figure it will work real well. Just making sure that this will work.




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    Re: ? on sealing inside of box....

    Quote Originally Posted by el rafa View Post
    I had alot of glue laying around and didn't feel like going to HD(father inlaw is a carpenter, so he has a $hit load of glue. Didn't have any silicon though). I did smooth it out real good with my finger tip to make sure it got all the air out. It dried rock hard, so I figure it will work real well. Just making sure that this will work.
    it works. i don't like spreading glue with my finger. silicone comes off easier. i got some gorrilla glue on my hands once and it took a week to come off.






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    Re: ? on sealing inside of box....

    It should work fine as long as there is no big gaps




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    Re: ? on sealing inside of box....

    I use silicon because it's made for that purpose, wood glue would probably work too.




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    Re: ? on sealing inside of box....

    straight cuts avoid having to seal, but i still use silicone just for overkill




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