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Rockler Glue Paddles, 3-Piece Set

For mortises, dovetails and box joints, especially those with thin pins, these glue paddles are indispensable.
Item #
48844
Rating:
96% of 100

The thin tips reach into tight spaces to spread glue evenly on all mating surfaces. Unlike brushes, they won't shed bristles, and they hold just enough glue for a thin coating without excessive squeeze-out. They are also handy for any other detail gluing application. The first two paddles have four tip widths: 1/8", 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2". The third paddle has two 1/2" ends: one offset like a spatula, and one with an angled end.

Note: Not for use with CA glue.

(1) Rockler Glue Paddle (1/8", 1/4" ends)
(1) Rockler Glue Paddle (3/8", 1/2" ends)
(1) Rockler Glue Paddle (1/2" angled and 1/2" offset ends
More Information
Brand Rockler
Weight 0.0500
Tech Spec
  • First two paddles have four tip sizes: 1/8", 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2"
  • Third paddle has two 1/2" ends: one offset like a spatula, and one with an angled end
  • Ergonomic grip
  • Made of polypropylene plastic
  • Not safe for food use
Bristle Type Silicone
4.8 / 5.0
58 Reviews
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Great tool to Stick With
These paddles are a great addition to my craft room. No more sticky fingers. No more glue running over the sides of smaller pieces. No more having to fight with glue bottles.
December 7, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
Great for spreading glue
These are really great
December 6, 2019
Purchased
1 week ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Great spreaders
Great tools to spread glue evenly on narrow edges. Easy to clean up afterwards.
November 17, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
glue paddles
I haven't used these much but like that glue does not stick to them
October 22, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Love it
Easily peels off the glue
July 24, 2019
Purchased
6 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Perfect for gluing.
These glue spreading tools are perfect. About 10 seconds or less to clean
July 12, 2019
Purchased
5 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Beats using your fingers
Very handy and better than using your finger or a piece of scrap wood. You can get into small places and they work well for scraping off wet squeeze out.
April 20, 2019
Purchased
8 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great products
I use these successfully on a regular basis. Easy cleanup and saves money since they are reusable many times.
March 14, 2019
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Would give TEN stars if allowed!!
...Have used metal dental scrapers/picks for 20+yrs. to facilitate delicate glue-ups of small scroll sawn wooden trinkets & keychain fobs : these little silicone rubys are just the ticket for such precision glue work WITHOUT glue residues having to be scraped off these tools via use of other tooling when done...wish Rockler would offer several other end shapes & sizes of these applicators!!
February 19, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Work great
These paddles spread just the right amount of glue quickly and evenly on box joint and dovetail pins. Wish I would have had these years ago.
January 8, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
looked useful for spreading glue in tricky areas.
edythe m on Dec 10, 2019
Tired of using my finger to spread glue.
Greg M on Sep 6, 2019
looked useful for spreading glue in tricky areas.
edythe m on Dec 10, 2019
having glue issues, these will help with cleanup
Alex W on Dec 2, 2019
Tired of using my finger to spread glue.
Greg M on Sep 6, 2019
Just needed them.
Betsy C on Jul 12, 2019
never had and all reviews were positive; do a lot of glue-ups
Anthony B on Jul 7, 2019
looks great for working with glue and fillers
Josephine E on Jul 5, 2019
makes gluing squeeze out clean up a breeze
Joy T on Jun 20, 2019
To make glue ups less messy and make clean ups easier
Everett M on Jun 19, 2019
old fat fingers no more work so good
ROGER M on May 21, 2019
Tired of using the mock one finger, and the sometimes problems that come along with it.
Eugene C on May 10, 2019
To put the glue just where I want it
Chris Wood H on May 3, 2019
great for cleaning up glue squeeze out from intricate laser cut finger joints and mortise/tenons. use it all the time.
Steve B on Apr 10, 2019
I feel this set will help me to preform a neater and cleaner job. By getting into tight spots.
Louis P on Mar 17, 2019
I build dollhouses.
Ellie G on Feb 17, 2019
For difficult applications.
Dennis on Feb 12, 2019
helps ensure coverage
David J on Feb 8, 2019
I use these frequently for my turning projects and need some replacements
Micky J on Feb 6, 2019
Precision trinket glue ups...
Rich P on Jan 28, 2019
for my dovetails
David B on Jan 27, 2019
Better than using disposable brushes.
John M on Jan 26, 2019
Want to stop throwing away brushes.
CJL on Jan 15, 2019
keep areas from getting messes when gluing smaller pieces
James H on Jan 12, 2019
Needed more, especially various shapes and sizes
JnB on Dec 25, 2018
A nice addition to the glue applicator set (#57361)
Richard R on Dec 24, 2018
to keep from, making a mess
David G on Dec 24, 2018
will help with project glue-ups
Richard S on Dec 22, 2018
less mess
Willard R on Dec 19, 2018
Help improve glueing techniques
Kevin H on Dec 10, 2018
Used it many times very happy.
Jorge R on Dec 4, 2018
Cabinet Maker
Mike C on Nov 30, 2018
Get glue into tight places
James P on Nov 26, 2018
Recommend several sizes.
Dennis on Nov 23, 2018
CNC inlay work
Nomad Larry on Oct 16, 2018
I like the other rocker glue applicators.
Robert E on Aug 1, 2018
applicable to the types if items I make or repair
GARY N on Jul 31, 2018
Goes with the Applicator Set
William M on Jul 11, 2018
I bought these (like ALL Rockler products) because it makes it easier. The task of spreading the glue more quickly & uniformly as well as the clean up is better with this product.
Ron M on May 25, 2018
Heard they were great.
Curtis C on May 14, 2018
Can apply glue neatly For reusing it over again. Easy to remove the glue
Sari S on Apr 19, 2018
I needed a good option for spreading glue, without resorting to through away brushes.
Michael K on Apr 19, 2018
I needed a practical glue applicator to fit into tight spaces.
Francisco T on Apr 18, 2018
My son Daniel uses this tool and likes it....
John L on Apr 12, 2018
I am always forgetting to wash my glue brushes and this will take care of that.
Wyman S on Mar 30, 2018
they are reusable
Kenneth L on Mar 16, 2018
Work great
Robert B on Mar 16, 2018
NEED THE BASICS FOR MY HOBBY AND IT APPEARS TO BE A GOOD PRICE WITH EVERYTHING GETTING EXPENSIVE NOW DAYS
Bobby M on Mar 16, 2018
Have one, needed more of different shapes to conform to project needs.
mick e on Mar 12, 2018
I am panning a project with box corners with very narrow slots.
Don B on Feb 15, 2018
I glue up small, thin pieces all of the time and have been using a knife blade. This should work better.
Anne L on Feb 10, 2018
Great for small places to get glue into
Richard R on Feb 7, 2018
having glue issues, these will help with cleanup
Alex W on Dec 2, 2019
Just needed them.
Betsy C on Jul 12, 2019
What is the overall length of the longest paddle in the set?
Joe H on Apr 23, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Two of them are ~6-3/4", the third with the smallest paddles is ~6-1/2". The paddles range from 1" to ~1-1/2".
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