Selleys Aquadhere Exterior is an industrial-grade polyaliphatic cross linking PVA, specially developed for use by professional woodworkers and craftsmen. It produces bonds stronger than most woods and is weatherproof, so it is excellent for exterior projects.


  • Excellent performance properties for repairs or building projects
  • Suitable for exterior use in non-structural applications
  • Can be chiselled, routed or turned
  • Suitable for end grain gluing - won't stain timber, cream in colour, but dries clear with a slight yellow tint
  • Non-toxic
  • Weather resistant
  • Easy clean up with water

Where can this product be used?

  • Cabinet and furniture making
  • Timber letterbox
  • Making a bookshelf
  • Restoring furniture
  • Gluing cupboard shelves for additional support
  • Repairing a door frame or window
  • Repairing or building wooden outdoor furniture
  • Indoor furniture
  • Storage chest for tools
  • Pot plant stand
  • Dog kennel
  • Bed heads
  • Timber joinery
  • Wooden toys
  • Dowelling, joinery, laminating and veneering 

What materials is this product suitable for?

  • Softwoods
  • Plywood
  • Joinery
  • Hardwoods
  • MDF
  • Particleboard
  • Chipboard


Please contact your store to confirm avaliability, as some stores may have a limited range.

Size 250mL Bottle
  500mL Bottle 
  1L Bottle 
  4L Bottle 
Colours Off-White, dries clear with yellow tinge
Technology PVA
  1. Surfaces to be bonded must be close fitting, dry and clean.
  2. Shake bottle before use.
  3. Apply adhesive liberally to one surface only.
  4. Clamp for 30 minutes for softwoods and 1 hour for hardwoods. Do not stress joint for 24 hours.
  5. Wipe off excess adhesive with a damp cloth whilst still wet.
  6. Maximum strength is attained in 24 hours, but longer in cold, damp conditions or with dense timbers.


  • Unsuitable for use on coated wallpaper overlaps eg vinyl
  • Will not take timber stains
  • Not recommended for joints that are subjected to constant high stress.
  • Not suitable for below waterline applications or continuous submersion. We recommend Selleys Knead It Aqua for these situations. 



  • 1L covers approximately 5m2
  • To fill small gaps, Aquadhere can be mixed with sawdust.
  • Longer clamping times may be required for joints under high stress.
  • Avoid contaminating Aquadhere Exterior with iron and steel, eg nails, etc.
  • Aquadhere contaminated with rust (iron oxide) will stain brown/black in the presence of tannins in many woods.
  • Painting or varnishing constructions made of porous softwoods will improve the resistance of bonds to water exposure.
  • On very porous surfaces applying a thin layer to each side and allowing to soaking in before applying a second layer to one side only may result in a stronger bond.
  • If you are gluing over a larger surface, try using a small roller to aid in application.
  • For cleaning surfaces prior to application of adhesive, if the surface is porous, we would recommend using Selleys Liquid Sugar Soap. If the surface is non-porous eg glass or metal, firstly clean the surface with mineral turpentine and then again with methylated spirits. If there is old, difficult to remove residue such as old paint, we recommend using paint stripper. Ensure the surface is dry before applying the product. 
  • Uncured product may be removed with water.
  • Cured product can sanded or scraped. 

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