How does this go in there? Putting corn on the cob holders into wood

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Hmmm...not everyone thinks of putting vintage mid century corn cob holders into a piece of driftwood...but I did. I thought of it, but not how to do it! Can you help. Once finished I will do step by step on OurOwnBigWorld.com.
q how does this go in there, crafts, repurpose unique pieces, repurposing upcycling, Looks like a great idea eh
Looks like a great idea, eh?
q how does this go in there, crafts, repurpose unique pieces, repurposing upcycling, But either the wood is too hard Or the corn holders are not sharp enough
But either the wood is too hard... Or the corn holders are not sharp enough.
q how does this go in there, crafts, repurpose unique pieces, repurposing upcycling, Because I can not Hammer them In Enough for them to Stay
Because I can not Hammer them In Enough for them to Stay.
q how does this go in there, crafts, repurpose unique pieces, repurposing upcycling, I drilled holes to see if I could get them in enough to hammer them in further to stay but no go What do you suggest whatever you suggest needs to be string enough to hold coats please
I drilled holes to see if I could get them in enough to hammer them in further to stay but no go. What do you suggest...whatever you suggest needs to be string enough to hold coats please???
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  • The2356899 The2356899 on Mar 24, 2016
    A sharp chisel the width of the corn cob holders. Hammer a slit. Use wood glue to hold. Hope that works. I can see the potential
  • Ray Phillips Ray Phillips on Mar 24, 2016
    I would use super or crazy glue. I don't think wood glue would hold them in .
  • Linda Linda on Mar 24, 2016
    Gorilla glue is super strong!
  • GeezLouise860 GeezLouise860 on Mar 24, 2016
    Glue in the holes to hold the cob holders...to cool not to us the corn holders...love em
    • Sfg178760 Sfg178760 on Mar 24, 2016
      @Thank You GeezLouise860 Yes, but I want a super industrial glue. I have strong glues...but nothing I would trust for a coat rack. Any suggestions?
  • Jane R. Jane R. on Mar 24, 2016
    Use clear caulk instead of glue. I glued a square ceramic tile to the top of a log to make a side table for my chair outside. I can pick up the whole thing by holding the tile only. It does not turn loose and the log is heavy.
  • GeezLouise860 GeezLouise860 on Mar 24, 2016
    Absolutely! Try gorilla glue it's wonderful however if you use too much it will harden with the excess foaming out your hole and hardening. Try a dry run with it on something else so you're familiar with how it works. But gorilla glue will hold a gorillas jacket at least. ;) Hope this helps, have a great day and weekend
  • GeezLouise860 GeezLouise860 on Mar 24, 2016
    Seriously though the glue is extremely strong.
  • William William on Mar 24, 2016
    I guess you want them flush with the wood. Very Carefully use a razor knife - box knife - to pierce a channel in the wood deep enough for the cob holder to fit flush. Dip the cob blades in two part epoxy and slip them in the channels. As a woodworker and handyman, I have used Gorilla Glue and don't like it. It's a polyurethane glue that expands into a foam "adhesive" when it comes in contact with air. It's similar to expandable foam insulation in liquid form.
  • The2356899 The2356899 on Mar 24, 2016
    There are so many glues out there must be one to suit. I'm in the UK so our brands may differ. Your local diy store should be able to advise. Good luck
  • Pam l Pam l on Mar 24, 2016
    Drill a slot to fit the whole prong and use Locktite gel glue to attach.
  • Jane R. Jane R. on Mar 24, 2016
    It would not show at all. Just put it into the slit or hole then put the corn cob holder in. It dries clear and is not visible at all.
  • Sfg178760 Sfg178760 on Mar 29, 2016
    Thank you Everyone...I will put a photo up here when I finish this project. It may be awhile as I want to get this from Chicago to FL...where my workshop is and have no plans to go down right now...but go regularly!
  • Jane R. Jane R. on Mar 29, 2016
    I'm disappointed that only a portion of my answer showed up. I said use clear caulk. Holds strong and doesn't show!
  • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
    What kind of wood is it? I have been working with driftwood and its tough but soft enough to do all kinds of things? I like the piece you chose for your project. You could fill in the space between corn holder and wood with a jute or twine, the extra glue to hold the rope will provide extra hold for heavy items, in theory. Would love to see photos of finished project if possible.
  • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 31, 2016
    Looks like it could be oak or something hardwood. Still I love what your doing. I go to Dollar Tree or any dollar store and get a spool of twine or jute it looks awesome with natural woods and can give it a nautical feel to your project. would love to see more! thanks
    • Sfg178760 Sfg178760 on Apr 04, 2016
      @Thank You Casey Gragg Thanks...I love any kind of string/rope (is that odd) and have used it with other driftwood projects...but this is going in a VERY mid century home...so I will just let the wood do the talking this time. )
  • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 31, 2016
    This is a Spirit stick I'm working on still ~lol~ I do way to many things at once.
    • Sfg178760 Sfg178760 on Apr 04, 2016
      @Casey Gragg That is cool. Are you burning the wood? In a day or two I will show you something else I am trying to do...or did...with driftwood!
  • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Apr 05, 2016
    This was my first time playing with my new wood burner. I was trying all the different tips it has and before I knew it, I was liking what I made so I kept it and plan on adding to it..
    • Sfg178760 Sfg178760 on Apr 05, 2016
      @Casey Gragg Well, good job! I have a vintage leather tooling set that I have not dug into yet. If you have looked through my projects you can see I play a lot with old leather belts and want to decorate some of the plain ones...but only have used my leather hole punch so far!!! )
  • Myer Chemtob Myer Chemtob on Jul 07, 2016
    Anyone know if u can use these corn holders to grill and if so how?