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Item 158722
Model JM-SCM2

WoodRiver - Silicone Bench Mat 18" x 24"

$28.99

Our WoodRiver® silicone mats are the perfect accessory for your benchtop. Silicone resists most types of glue and finishes that woodworkers use, so it makes excellent glue-up and finishing mats for...

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Our WoodRiver® silicone mats are the perfect accessory for your benchtop. Silicone resists most types of glue and finishes that woodworkers use, so it makes excellent glue-up and finishing mats for small projects, as well as sharpening mats for oilstones or waterstones. The mat keeps water and oil off your bench while providing a nonslip surface to prevent your stone from sliding. Plus the 2mm-thick soft, flexible mat also provides protection from dropped tools that might damage the bench surface. This 18" x 24" mat is great for larger projects or for setting up a sharpening station. Two or more mats can be combined to protect a larger surface. Not to be used for baking purposes.

Features:

• Perfect size for panel glue-ups

• 18" x 24" size

• Great for Sharpening

• Tough, flexible, soft and nonstick

• Resists most glues including yellow and white glue, epoxies and most CA glues

• Not to be used for baking purposes.

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Reviews

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  1. 3.0 out of 5 stars
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    Not a panacea of glue resistance

    I agree with the lone reviewer. Removing the glue is not as easy as you'd think. If your glue deposits are globs or drops of glue, I'd say it performs just fine...you can just pop them off with a dull putty knife or roll the mat to break the seal. However, if your glue deposit is a smear, forget about it...

  2. 1.0 out of 5 stars
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    Glue sticks

    I thought that the mat would not let glue adhere to it and it does somewhat but the glue is very difficult to get remove. I mainly use Titebond III and after the glue sits on the mat for a day, it is hard to remove. I expected the glue to simply wipe off or when sprayed with water it would come off. Might as well just use newspaper to catch the glue drips.

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