Best glue for trim?


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Old 08-02-08, 05:55 AM
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Best glue for trim?

I will be installing baseboard and crown moulding trim using MDF wood. Since I have 1 1/2 inch bullnose corners, two small pieces will be installed at each outside corner to "wrap around" the corner, in between the two long main pieces.
Since nailing these very small pieces isn't practical (or is it?),
I will be glueing them.
What type of adhesive is best for this purpose? -- The standard "yellow" wood glues such as Titebond or should I go with a quick-setting epoxy type? And what are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
What brand and type of glue or epoxy would you guys recommend?
Any and all suggestions would be welcome.
One more question...The top of the baseboard trim is about 1/4 inch thick.--After any caulking is done, should I paint this part the same color as the trim (white, in this case), or the color of the wall?
Thanks, guys.
 
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Old 08-02-08, 08:13 AM
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I use Titebond II or III. It might be a better hold with a couple pins or brads in it, but that might involve equipment you don't own - do you have a neighbor with an air compressor and nail guns? I would paint all parts of the trim the same color.
 
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Old 08-02-08, 11:49 AM
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On small returns Titebond III or II, or quite often hot glue. Holds just fine and instantly.
 
 

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