How To Fix Metal To Wood

When your beautiful, brass handle falls off your drawer, what do you do?

Selleys Araldite is the strong durable two part epoxy general purpose adhesive for the job.

It can be used to repair almost any broken fixture around the home.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced
30 minutes

What You Need

  • Selleys Araldite 5 Minute
  • Clean rag
  • Acetone or nail polish remover

Easy as..


  1. Make sure both surfaces are clean, dry and dust-free. All traces of grease, rust, paint, etc. should be removed.
  2. Carefully cut the sealed tips off the end of both syringe nozzles.
  3. Dispense both parts (resin and hardener) equally onto a clean, disposable surface such as cardboard and mix them together with a nail or stick. You have 2 to 3 minutes to use the mixed glue.
  4. Apply the glue mix to both surfaces and press together.
  5. You don’t need to clamp, but don’t strain the bond for at least 30 minutes. It will gain maximum strength in 16 hours.
  6. Scrape off excess adhesive and wipe mixing utensils with a tissue dipped in acetone or nail polish remover and replace the cap from plunger on nozzle.

Handy Tips

  • Clean up any uncured Araldite with acetone or nail polish remover.


Araldite 5 Minute

For heavy-duty repairs that demand a quick and reliable fix, look no further than Selleys Araldite 5 Minute Epoxy. This two-part adhesive sets in just five minutes.

Araldite 90 Seconds

Need a fast and strong adhesive for heavy-duty repairs? Selleys Araldite 90 Seconds Epoxy is the solution. This two-part adhesive sets in just 90 seconds.

Araldite Super Strength

Get a high-performance bond for your heavy-duty repairs with Selleys Araldite Super Strength. Perfect for metals, ceramics, and more.

Araldite Ultra Clear

Get a crystal-clear finish for your heavy-duty repairs with Selleys Araldite Ultra Clear. Perfect for glass, ceramics, and more.

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