View a Larger Image of III Ultimate Wood Glue - Waterproof - 16 oz.
description text
  • View a Different Image of III Ultimate Wood Glue - Waterproof - 16 oz.
  • Default


III Ultimate Wood Glue - Waterproof - 16 oz.


Titebond® III Ultimate Wood Glue is the first one-part, water cleanup wood glue ever offered that is proven to be waterproof. The waterproof formula passes the ANSI/HPVA Type I water-resistance specification testing and offers superior bond strength, longer open assembly time and lower...


Titebond® III Ultimate Wood Glue is the first one-part, water cleanup wood glue ever offered that is proven to be waterproof. The waterproof formula passes the ANSI/HPVA Type I water-resistance specification testing and offers superior bond strength, longer open assembly time and lower application temperature. Titebond III is nontoxic, solvent free and safer to use than traditional waterproof wood glues. It provides strong initial tack, sands easily without softening, and is FDA approved for indirect food contact (cutting boards). Cleans up with water – use a damp cloth while glue is wet. Scrape off and sand dried excess. The ultimate in wood glues, Titebond III it is ideal for both interior and exterior applications.


  • Passed ANSI/HPVA Type I Water Resistance Testing
  • Waterproof formula that cleans up with water
  • Superior strength – strong initial tack
  • Designed for interior and exterior applications
  • Easy to apply with bottle (for fine application), roller spreader or brush
  • Longer open assembly time
  • Lower application temperature


  • Application Temperature: Above 47°F
  • Open Assembly Time: 8-10 minutes (70°F/50% RH)
  • Total Assembly Time: 20-25 minutes (70°F/50% RH)
  • Minimum Required Spread: Approximately 6 mils or 250 square feet per gallon
  • Required Clamping Pressure: Enough to bring joints tightly together (generally, 100-150 PSI for softwoods, 125-175 PSI for medium woods and 175-250 PSI for hardwoods)


  • Not for continuous submersion or for use below the waterline
  • Not for structural or load bearing applications
  • Use when temperature, glue and materials are above 45°F
  • Store product below 75°F. Storage above this temperature may cause product to thicken and reduce the usable shelf life. If thickened, shake vigorously by firmly tapping bottle on a hard surface until product is restored to original form.
  • Due to low pH, product may cause corrosion on metal surfaces; test product before using where rusting/corrosion may be of concern

Because of variances in the surfaces of treated lumber, it is a good idea to test for adhesion. For best results gluing exterior doors or exotic and oily woods, contact the Woodcraft® Technical Support Team at 1-800-347-4583.

What’s Included:

(1) Titebond® III Premium Wood Glue - 16 oz

Instructions / MSDS

Articles & Blogs


In this day and age of electronic games, there are still a few games left to play without the aid of technology, but with the use of good old fashioned brain power.  Similar to Chess or Checkers/Draughts, “GO” is an attack-capture board strategy game played on a 19″ x 19″ wood grid for two players.  This size board is typically used for tournament play.  The game originated in China about 2500 years ago using a 17″ x 17″ grid board, but changed as it became more prevalent in Japan and Korea.  Beginners usually start with a 9″ x 9″ or 13″ x 13″ board.

Read More >

In response to all the woodworking and Facebook fans of the segmented woodturnings and segmented press designed by Bill Sands of the Turning Tuesdays woodworkers, here is the “How-To” in making a press to ensure that each segmented layer is glued and assembled for turning a segmented bowl, vessel, plate, urn, or anything else your imagination may conjure up.

Read More >

In just about every shop you will find a box or bin of scrap wood.  Together with replacement parts from our store turning departments you can create different sizes and shapes for all sorts of items.  Thinking outside of the box and your imagination is all you need!  

Read More >

It’s the time of year when the air turns crisp and the colors abound in nature to inspire ideas as the holiday spirit starts to come alive with creativity in woodshops everywhere.  When we think of Autumn, the aromatic flavors of fall fill the air with pumpkin pies, apple desserts, canning for the upcoming winter months, kids playing in leaf piles, bonfires and sawdust!  Fall festivals with homemade goods featuring crafts and hot apple cider begin to pop up in many communities.  Many types of woodworking projects can also be found, like these pumpkin creations by woodworker, turner and carver, Rex Kenyon.  We asked Rex to create two different style pumpkins, one for Halloween and one for Thanksgiving, and here is what he came up with.  You’ve got to take a serious close-up look at these pumpkins shown left to determine if they indeed are fruit or wood!  How did Rex make these come to life?  Let’s find out!

Read More >

A couple guys from Turning Tuesdays build the segmented bowl press from customer response on our Facebook, and YouTube Channels. 

Read More >
162291 in use3rgb

Be ready to enjoy the warm days of spring and summer with an “updated” outdoor dining/living/garden area that is welcoming and efficient. Woodcraft has the tools and supplies you will need, along with helpful advice at your local store and free how-to articles on

Read More >
Flag box

For those who would like to celebrate Flag Day or Independence Day by making something special, Woodcraft suggests three projects – two flags and a flag case.

Read More >

An attractive front entrance area gives a home curb appeal that invites both guests and potential home buyers. Upgrading a home’s exterior appearance can be as simple as painting or as involved as installing new windows or adding a patio.

Read More >
10 blanketchest blend2 1000

A vintage blanket chest gets a pick-me-up with two colors of General Finishes Milk Paint, and the inside shines like new with the help of Howards Orange Oil Wood Polish. See how it was done in this Woodworking Adventures blog by Lori. 

Read More >

Be ready when spring arrives to get busy sprucing up your home’s exterior and its outdoor living space. Invest family time to envision what projects would transform it into a more organized, inviting retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Read More >


4.8 out of 5 stars
5 Reviews
  1. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    by on

    Waterbased glue

    Probably the best vinyl latex type adhesive. Works on leather and paper as well as wood.

  2. 4.0 out of 5 stars
    by on

    No problems with this glue.

    Holding two piexes of wood.

  3. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    by on

    I would buy this glue again and recommend

    I use this glue on all my outdoor projects. When you use the best, Titebond, you cann't go wrong.

  4. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    by on

    It does the job


  5. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    by on

    Should have bought the larger size

    Great for woodworking, strong glue joints.

Compare With

Top of Page