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    craftysprinkles
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      So this question comes with a little story.

      This weekend, dh was fiddling around with broken dowel for his plants and needed some glue. I told him to go upstairs and look in a drawer for some wood glue. Of course, he sees Fabric-Tac and Zip-Dry, and asks why he can't just use one of these. I told him to just get the wood glue because he's gluing wood, and it will work. He must have asked me five more questions about WHY I have so many different glues. I know I can't be the only one who has multiple adhesives.

      I have FabriTac for embellishments, ZipDry for all paper layers and MDF projects, two sizes of Scor-Tape, foam strips, and glue dots on my desk at any given time.

      So, how many glues do you use? 🙂

      #236000
      Krissy
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        let's see..I use FabriTac, Aleene's Quick Dry Tacky Glue, Glossy Accents, E6000,PPA, Beacon 3 in 1, and Art Glitter Glue. I have Zip Dry but never think to use it!

        #236001

        I think fabriTac and Zip Dry are my favs but I have a whole tote full. I never realized how many I had, or I guess I never pondered it until my hubby needed glue for a rocket that the boys broke….He was shocked at how many options I had….lol totally relate Rae!

        #236002

        Let's face it, we're a sticky bunch. Don't forget the glue stick, red line tape, and the tape runner. I've tried every tape runner ever made and destroyed every one except Glue Glider Pro.

        #236003

        craftysprinkles
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          I also have a glue glider pro. I'm out of refills.

          #235999

          PVC glue, Aleene's tack it over & over (for unmounted stamps), red line adhesive, scotch double-sided tape, every shape and size of glue dots available, white and black foam squares, Zip Dry, mono adhesive, E6000, Glossy Accents, regular scotch tape, multi-medium (matte & glossy), Art Institute glitter glue, spray can adhesive (brand name escapes me), Crystal Lacquer, elmer's glue, Beacon 520, gem & glass glue, hot glue… .and that's off the top of my head while sneaking online @ work!

          Lucky for me DH is an avid model airplane flyer/builder/repairman, so he can't really complain about all my adhesives lest I point out the toolbox of them he owns!!

          #236004

          I think I use the same as everyone else. FabriTac, Zip Dry, Aleene's Tacky Glue, Glossy Accents, Art Glitter Glue, Zig fine tip glue pen, 3L E-Z Runner Permanent tape, Glue Dots, foam tape, and the Scotch pink ATG gun. Whew! That seems like a lot!

          #236005

          Snagg1
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            well I guess I'm a slacker..I have the super duper pink tape runner and hot glue gun..that's it. I dont have the patience for the other glues and that 600 stuff smells to high heavens! The down side is the spiders web of glue strings I have to pick off a project afterwards 🙂

            #236006
            Krissy
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              Well Tracey, that's how I was too until recently. I ran out of hot glue and was forced to use my fabritac. I love it. I'm also using more foam squares for layering.

              #236007

              PVA (aka bookbinding) for just about everything.
              Pop Dots, Glossy Accents & Gel Med will make appearances sometimes.

              #236009
              Krissy
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                I have a big tape runner and little tape runners that make dots. I have Aleen's quick dry, glue dots several sizes and pop dots and squares, foam tape, red line adhesive, Zig 2 way glue, Beacon 3 in 1, a xyron little ones and a big one, crystal lacquer, and glitter glue. I have not tried Fabric tac. Is it an aggressive adhesive?

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                craftysprinkles
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                  I'm glad it's not just me, for the most part.

                  Tracey, you still get the strings with some of the liquid glues, so it isn't just a hot glue problem. I bu myself or ruin something every time I use hot glue!

                  I also have a Quickie pen by Sakura. I love that thing.

                  #236008
                  Krissy
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                    I forgot, I also have a hot glue gun.

                    #236011

                    craftysprinkles
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                      I also have the pink ATG. It's not wonderful for me because it doesn't like left-handed people. ;)

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                      Krissy
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                        I love my pink atg. Sorry Rae!

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