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What Kind of glue should I use?

Posted by alan_2008 (My Page) on
Sun, Jan 27, 08 at 18:46

I need to glue a construction paper design that is falling apart onto a manila folder (for support). What type of glue should I use for this (Elmer's White glue?) and/or is there a better combination of backing and glue to preserve this construction?
Thanks


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RE: What Kind of glue should I use?

Heres a link that may be helpful! not sure I would try the white glue as it could make your paper wrinkle.
oddie

Here is a link that might be useful: glueing this to that


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RE: What Kind of glue should I use?

Preserving the construction paper that is far from being acid free is going to be a problem in the long run even after you have reglued it to a more supportive piece. Spray both your construction paper piece and whatever you decide to back it with(an acid free mat board would be great and give a lot of support) with a "make it acid-free" type product, also use an acid free glue usually found in your scrapbooking department of even Wal Mart and any craft store.
good luck on your venture!!
ginger


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