Adhesive Tape

What type of adhesive tape does everyone use instead of glue? I’m thinking about purchasing some 3m adhesive but not sure what specific number I need.

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That would depend on what you are using it for.

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Welcome to the forum.

The type of adhesive you require depends on its use. What materials, what size, indoor/outdoor, etc.

There are lots of discussion threads here in the forum regarding 3M tape. Here is one to start you off. 3M Tape

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Thanks for the fast reply! I will be using it to make layered decor pictures. I have a heck of a time using glue, keep getting what my wife calls glue boogers, lol. I use medium basswood or walnut plywood.

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Lee

The thinnest I’ve got is 0.024", but they released 5906 - 0.006", 5907 - 0.008", 5908 - 0.010", and5909 - 0.012"

That said, if you use an appropriate applicator, you can get some really clean results with regular wood glue. The fine tip on this puts out a bead about 1mm wide.

I’ve also used these little bottles - not these exactly, and without the “syringe” tips - those are handy for thin adhesives like Weld-On for acrylic.

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I love those baby sized Glu-Bots

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Do those 30Mililiter Precision needles work good with applying glue? Do you just squeeze the glue you want to use from its bottle into one of the bottles in the kit?

I use 3M 468MP for all my layered pieces. I work mainly with acrylic and wood and it works perfectly. Heres a link to where I buy mine : https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HP2CEG8?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details

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