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Gluing Coro To Wood Frame?

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I've made a large singing snowman out of coro for this years show. My initial plan was to attach the coro to the wooden frame with screws and fender washers, and then paint the screws/washers so they weren't very noticeable. I'm to the point of attaching the two together now and thought that some sort of glue might be able to be used instead of putting holes through my snowman. Has anyone ever used a glue or epoxy that would work for coro to wood bonding? I have some Liquid Nails that I used to attach plastic molding to paneling and figure that it might hold. Any ideas?

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I really wouldn't suggest gluing coroplast to wood. Some R/C airplane folks have found a way of gluing 2 pieces of coroplast together but it uses Superglue type glue.

The only problem is that Superglue doesn't bond well with porous materials like wood.

The problem is that you are trying to glue porous material(wood) with non porous materials(coroplast) and glues aren't really all purpose.

I've tried durabond and other glues and found out the hard way that they doesn't work. My suggestion would be to use bolts and fender washers.

Here's the link on gluing 2 pieces of coroplast.

http://www.recumbents.com/mars/pages/proj/misc/coroglue.html

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I second that... I wouldn't try gluing either! You get one good gust of wind and it's going to tear the coro away from the wood in no time. Go with the screws and washers... it really doesn't take that much time to touch up with paint.

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Hmmm...wonder if third time is the charm?

I have unsuccessfully tried several different glues too -- but now all my coroplast is screwed in (but I use PVC pipe forms instead of wood).

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Just saw your post. 3M High Strength 90 works great. I used it to glue a 2'x3' coroplastic ghost to a small piece of wood (center of ghost) to which I screwed on a 6' long 1/8 th inch rod. I bent the rod and attached it to the patio cover so the ghost would flopped about in the wind. Its been holding for 4 years now every halloween. Here's spec link -

http://multimedia.3m.com/mws/mediawebserver?66666UuZjcFSLXTtlxTcOXTyEVuQEcuZgVs6EVs6E666666--

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