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Titebond® III Ultimate Wood Glue

A waterproof wood glue that's ideal for both exterior and interior woodworking!
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Titebond III Ultimate Wood Glue is an easy-to-use, one-part waterproof wood glue. The formula meets criteria for the ANSI/HPVA Type I water-resistance specification and offers superior bond strength, a longer open assembly time and lower minimum application temperature. It is non-toxic, non-foaming, solvent-free and cleans up with water. It provides strong initial tack, sands easily without softening and is FDA approved for indirect food contact (such as for cutting boards). Use on both interior and exterior projects.

  • Fast curing and cleans up with water when still wet
  • Less mess—does not foam
  • Easier to clean up and less expensive than polyurethane glues
  • Eight minutes of open assembly time for complicated glueups
  • Application temperature as low as 47°F
(1) Bottle of Titebond™ III Ultimate Wood Glue
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Brand Titebond
Tech Spec
  • Application Temperature: Above 47°F
  • Open Assembly Time: 8-10 minutes (70°F/50%RH)
  • Total Assembly Time: 20-25 minutes (70°F/50%RH)
  • Minimum Required Spread: Approximately 6 mils or 250 square feet per gallon
  • Required Clamping Pressure: Enough to bring joints tightly together (generally, 100-150 psi for softwoods, 125-175 psi for medium woods and 175-250 psi for hardwoods)
  • Method of Application: Plastic bottles for fine applications; glue may also be spread with a roller spreader or brush
  • Cleanup: Damp cloth while glue is wet; scrape off and sand excess once dried
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Best All-Around Glue
A good glue with fairly fast working set time. The gallon size is an excellent value, especially when on sale. Stock up!
June 29, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
June 24, 2020
6 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Mainstay for wood glue.
It’s my mainstay for wood glue.
June 7, 2020
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Thumbs up to Titebond III
I'll probably not switch to any other glue until they come out with Titebond IV! I love the open time on this glue for assembling anything that takes a while - such as drawer boxes or cutting boards with lots of pieces. Plus, it's waterproof. I should have switched decades ago.
June 5, 2020
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Best glue i have found
I like this because it gives you time to get the pieces in place before it sets.
May 29, 2020
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Used for years; works great
I've used these glues for several years on my projects and they seem to work great.
May 17, 2020
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Great glue for wood workers
May 15, 2020
3 months ago
never had a failed joint.
Very forgivable and sturdy. The water resistance is a bonus.
April 29, 2020
6 months ago
The only wood glue I use
Titebond III is water proof and it's the only reliable wood I use in my shop. I do cutting boards, furniture and turn lots of segmented bowls, Titebond has never failed me.
April 15, 2020
1 year ago
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Really good product
April 13, 2020
3 months ago
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
Wanted a waterproof glue
Rodney B on Aug 14, 2018
Kenneth B on Aug 13, 2018
Wanted a waterproof glue
Rodney B on Aug 14, 2018
This is my go to glue!
Jim K on Aug 14, 2018
Kenneth B on Aug 13, 2018
good results, easy to work with
George H on Aug 5, 2018
to try new product
Dewayne C on Aug 2, 2018
This is an excellent product at a good price.
Joe E. J on Aug 1, 2018
good stuff
Mike B on Jul 31, 2018
I see it being used often on TV woodworking shows. Also I needed just a few more $$ to get free shipping on my order.
George L on Jul 30, 2018
liked the name
richard R on Jul 29, 2018
best on the market
Savid H on Jul 29, 2018
Have tried all 3 types of titebond glues, like this one the best
Paul H on Jul 29, 2018
wanted waterproof wood glue
Frances G on Jul 25, 2018
the best
Salvatore on Jul 25, 2018
Building Bee Hives.
Jim S on Jul 16, 2018
quality at a good price
Don E on Jul 16, 2018
Trying it for 1st this time
Sonny on Jul 16, 2018
Need more.
Gary Z on Jul 16, 2018
Good product at a good price, and free shipping!
Michael C on Jul 16, 2018
I like it.
Norm C on Jul 16, 2018
used before and works well
alfred e on Jul 16, 2018
It is my favorite glue and I can't find it elsewhere.
Charles H on Jul 14, 2018
needed it and price
Robert G on Jul 8, 2018
Longer open time and water resistance
Michael K on Jul 7, 2018
To build T Trak model train modules
Charles S on Jul 5, 2018
Have used their glue on projects. I like it.
Linden P on Jul 4, 2018
past experience
Uncle Johnny on Jun 29, 2018
running out
Michael on Jun 28, 2018
Excellent reputation for strength.
Dan on Jun 27, 2018
Experience with the product
Robert H on Jun 27, 2018
Needed more almost out
Duston on Jun 22, 2018
I wanted something solvent-free with a longer open time, and I wanted it to bring my order over $35 for free shipping.
Michelle G on Jun 22, 2018
to glue together laser cut wood projects
Erica H on Jun 14, 2018
Running out of glue, and decided to try the newest glue
Ron on Jun 8, 2018
Great product!
Jaime M on Jun 1, 2018
Have been using Titebond 11. Just want to see if 111 is really "one" better !
Mike M on May 29, 2018
I've used this successfully for years, never a worry.
Ralph B on May 27, 2018
Upcoming Project
Ronald G on May 26, 2018
Cause I ran out
Ronald A on May 21, 2018
Been wanting to try this product.
Wanda B on May 17, 2018
Need a good quality glue to assemble kitchen cabinets.
Jim on May 13, 2018
i use this glue all the time and was running low
Billy S on May 8, 2018
Excellent product
John R on May 5, 2018
This is what I have been using with good results
Tony D on Apr 28, 2018
Need glue
Howard A on Apr 15, 2018
Never used so I decided to try it.
Gregory Z on Apr 13, 2018
For a new project
Lawrence Q on Apr 13, 2018
I've used it, it is great.
Mike H on Apr 11, 2018
Strong Glue
Have used titebond for a while with good results, Trying the III for versatility.
R. Wayne A on Apr 6, 2018
I have purchased TiteBond III for over a decade and always been happy with the product.
Ronald B on Apr 4, 2018
This is my go to glue!
Jim K on Aug 14, 2018
good results, easy to work with
George H on Aug 5, 2018
Is is foodsafe?
bill s on Sep 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Straight from the label it is rated food safe for indirect contact.
Does this product have a shelf life??
Tedthered on Jul 6, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I buy a gallon at a time and date the bottle. I do pour glue into a Glue-bot to make applying the glue easier. and shake the gallon jug about 30 seconds before putting it away. If the glue starts to get a little thick or a shorter setup time, I found shaking the glue bottle vigorously for about 5 minutes will restore the shelf life some. I have had glue bottles longer than a year and not had problems.
What is the best way to keep glue from getting hard in the bottle?
Karl H on Jan 31, 2016
BEST ANSWER: To restore Titebond III, you should shake the bottle vigorously for about 5 minutes to remix the contents. I normally shake my gallon jug for about 30 seconds after I refill my glue-bot each time.
glue for outdoor wood projects ?
A shopper on May 12, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I have used this for several outdoor projects over the past couple of months and so far it is holding up great. Titebond III is the glue I use for outdoor projects.
What glue should I use to adhere the classic wooden drawer glides to my dresser drawers?
Bonnie C on May 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The titebond glue is an excellent choice, it is waterproof and has fairly good grab. I would fasten with clamps or screws to get the best bond. All done well, the glue will not separate, the wood will give it up first. Good luck. Jim
Can I use this glue on presure treated lumber?
Thomas on Apr 15, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will bond and hold well on treated lumber though the bond could, after years, be weakened by the chemicals used to treat the wood. As always, it is best to clamp glued joints for an hour, or more in wet /cold conditions, to form the best bond. Using nails or screws when possible will also form a more permanent bond.
Is Titebond III formaldehyde free?
Michael L on Mar 20, 2020
BEST ANSWER: There is no indication that formaldehyde is found in this glue. I use it a great deal on surfaces that contact food with no problems.
Will this glue work to hold the wooden planks in a whiskey barrel table? I can't glue the surfaces of each plank, but can ooze glue between them. Purpose is to add stability to barrel used for table that has been damaged/loosened by movers.
Jerry on Jun 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I would use Gorilla Glue because it expands as it dries, thus filling the glued space. Be ready to wipe oozing or swelled glue with a wet rag to prevent unwanted buildup.
I have only ever used Titebond in a clamping situation, so don’t know how it would work in this situation. But I doubt it will be successful.
Does it dry clear? Does it accept paint well?
Craig W on Dec 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: If you want a clearer glue, you should use a white glue similar to Titebond I. The Titebond III does dry a light brownish color. But if you have 2 properly prepared edges to be glued you won't have any to color to show. Titebond I, Titebond II, or Titebond III are stainable and paintable.
I need to glue a veneer top to a fiberglass/composite guitar with a vacuum bag. Will this glue work? Thanks.
Moon Dog on Nov 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Titebond is really good for wood to wood joints, but specifically excludes non porous surfaces like fiberglass. Polyurethane glues however bond well to a variety of materials.
Any experience with this type III glue with teak? I want to use it to glue up a table top to be used on the exterior of my boat. Do you need to wipe the joints with acetone before applying the glue?
hunert on Feb 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Just used it on a teak desk. It's holding well. It is not a waterproof glue, however. If it is a sea going vessel, I might choose another method, or give it plenty of time to cure before being fairly liberal with a sealer such as a spar polyurethane.
Can this glue be used on exterior projects that were painted? does it hold up well on painted projects?
Peter M on Aug 9, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Titebond III is exceptional for exterior wood work. It is waterproof up to and excluding the point of full submersion. A painted surface should better protect and prolong the glue joint's strength and longevity. But be aware, that the mating surfaces must be prepared properly for full adhesion. There should be NO paint, excess dust or debris in the glue joint. i.e. It will not bond two painted surfaces.
Does Titebond III work well on oily African woods?
Tom N on Mar 31, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Can't help on this one.
Is the glue stainable?
Galen H on Jul 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Not to my knowledge. Try some on a piece of scrap.
I am gluing veneer together for salad fork and spoon. These will be hand washed. Will Titebond III hold up or is there something else I should use?
Meg O on Jan 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Tightbond II is the one for outdoor use and would most likely be the best choice in that line. If you are not soaking the project I don't see a problem. If so I would look to a marine 2 part glue or some other marine solution to be sure.