Historical information

This glue pot would have been used in woodwork projects. The glue used was probably an animal based glue.


This item is an example of an accessory used by a trades person before the widespread availability of the modern liquid adhesives

Physical description

A cast iron glue pot consisting of two separate pots - the larger of the two is designed to hold water and be hung over a fire. The smaller pot is placed inside so the glue can melt. each pot has a metal hanging / lifting hook / bail handle.