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I am making a cupboard unit using melamine faced MDF. The joints will be made using wood dowels. My question is do I use glue as well and if so which sort?

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    What research have you done? – jdv Jun 29 at 20:14
  • Dowels are good for lining up boards when assembling joints and for keeping them from slipping. They're not so good for holding pieces together long term - that's where the glue comes in. – FreeMan Jun 30 at 15:50
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Yes- use a good wood glue such as any of the Titebond line or Gorilla wood glue. All are of sufficient holding power for your dowel joints. The MDF will give away before the joint breaks apart.

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