What kind of glue do I use to attach leather cowhide to wood frame?

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  • Linda Hunt Linda Hunt on Jun 03, 2019

    If it is not weight bearing then you can glue it on with any good glue like 3000. If it has to bear weight then it is best to rivet or screw it onto wood.

  • William William on Jun 03, 2019

    3M Super 77 Spray adhesive, contact cement, E6000.

  • Lynn Sorrell Lynn Sorrell on Jun 03, 2019

     leather glue..... Shoe Goo Adhesive. It is a perfect option for patching work on all types of leather material. There are a strong sealant and bond created by this glue that lasts for many years. Furthermore, it is completely resistant against the water and capable to withstand against wear and tear.It is an affordable option that creates a protective coating on the object. The glue creates additional traction allowing it to work even on the skateboards.Having leather glue at home can solve a variety of problem OR.... Aleene’s 15594 is one of the highest selling and best leather glue that you can buy at a pretty affordable price. It is solely created for the leather products and only work on them. It is a brilliant product based on a non-toxic material that can make permanent bonds on a variety of leather products like leather, fringes, etc.

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  • Deb K Deb K on Jan 07, 2024

    Hi Sandy, hope this helps you. The best way to glue leather to wood is either with a super glue or a contact adhesive. These kinds of adhesives are easy to use and create strong bonds with both leather and wood.

  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Jan 07, 2024


  • Mogie Mogie on Jan 08, 2024

    Your best bet would be natural hide glue. It's an organic product meant to glue dissimilar materials together, like leather and wood.

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Feb 28, 2024

    I would not use glue , I would prefer Upholstery Tacks.

  • In general, super glue or contact adhesive work best when adhering leather to wood. These adhesives form robust bonding with both wood and leather and are quite simple to use.