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I am not challenging Scotts advice, it is good advice for oily woods. I do the same for cocobolo, but I have never wiped down bubinga before glueing and I have never had adhesion problems with it before. That doesn't mean YOU shouldn't wipe it down first, I just wanted to let you know that it seems to glue well and hold up well.

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The oil content can vary widely from piece to piece...wipe it down anyway, just to be safe.

I do believe nail polish remover has oils in it & stuff, stuff to make your cuticles nice, depending on the brand I guess. You don't want to add anything when you wipe...I'd just use actone or naptha. Make sure it is dead dry before you add the glue.

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