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Accession # SRM1992-1.5

Glue pot

19th century


Glue pots were used for melting sheet or flake glue for carpentry projects. The pot was double layered, with water in between the layers to keep the glue from being over heated. The pot was cleaned out everyday, because dirty glue would not hold as well as clean glue.




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