Note: for exterior repairs, use Elmer's Carpenter's Wood Glue MaxÂ® for interior/exterior use. Not for structural use. Mechanical fasteners are recommended for heavy loads. Preparation: temperature, glue and wood must be above 55 degrees F. Surface must be clean, dry and free of oil and grease. Parts must fit snugly. Application: glue to bare wood only. Spread glue on both surfaces. Clamp 30 minutes. For firmest bond, allow to dry overnight. Clean-up: wipe up with warm, damp, clean cloth before glue dries. Keep from freezing. Store at room temperature.