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Glue to repair broken porcelain and pottery

Posted by linnea56 (My Page) on
Thu, Jan 15, 09 at 15:44

What is a good glue for this that wont yellow? The pieces are just decorative objects, not valuable, not to hold water or food. I have some 2 part epoxy but that has a yellowish tone. It also takes a long time to set up, needing tape to hold it. Something colorless and with enough tack to hold the pieces in place without sliding would be good. Thanks!


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RE: Glue to repair broken porcelain and pottery

Super glue works for me....but you do have to hold it in place for a minute.
Linda C


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RE: Glue to repair broken porcelain and pottery

Thanks! I have not bought Superglue in a while. It seemed like I could only use it once and then the next time could not get the cap off. I gave up on buying it. Is there any brand where this does NOT happen?


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Nope....but some brands come 2 tubes for $1.00...I figure that $.50 is worth it when I really want to glue something.
Linda C


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RE: Glue to repair broken porcelain and pottery

For potterty, I suggest Gorilla Glue. That stuff is the greatest. A bit pricey but worth it.


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Gorilla glue is yellow.
Linda C


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RE: Glue to repair broken porcelain and pottery

There's a superglue *gel* that comes in a dispenser with little gills on the sides -- I've found that to be the only superglue dispenser I know of that doesn't clog right back up on you and can have multiple uses. I love that one.


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Oh man, the brain is not entirely working!

Loctite makes a Homeware glue that is Dishwsher Safe. I got it a Lowes and it works great and dries clear. If you use too much you can take an Exacto knife or something to it and trim off the excess before it really sets up - like within 36 hours maybe.

Thus far it has survived sub-zero weather and the dishwasher!


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Ok, I am home now and the glue is glue is Loctite Houseware Repair - Dishwasher Safe.

I love the stuff!


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RE: Glue to repair broken porcelain and pottery

Thanks to all!


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RE: Glue to repair broken porcelain and pottery

See a step by step tutorials on how to repair ceramic, china or pottery, where to buy ceramic repair supplies, etc. in this link:

http://lakesidepottery.com/Pages/Pottery-tips/How-to-fix-broken-pottery-china-ceramic-lesson-1.htm

Here is a link that might be useful: How to fix and reapir broken pottery, ceramic, porcelain and china


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