What glue for card modeling ?

Discussion in 'General Card Modeling' started by TankChief, May 1, 2007.

  1. TankChief

    TankChief New Member

    i have moved to UK recently, and local market is completly different from market in my motherland. So i need a little advice, what glue acceptable for card modeling can i buy in London and where :)

    thx for advice
  2. Lex

    Lex Dollmaker

    Another Londoner!!! I remember buying my white glue from B&Q, and that's what I've been using up to now.
  3. Kaz

    Kaz Member

    Having tried several white glues, I have decided, quite emphatically, that Pritt KidsArt white Craft PVA glue is the best I have found, its a little more expensive, but I'm prepared to pay it. Get yours from Woolworths
  4. Rick Thomson

    Rick Thomson Member

  5. frdbecker

    frdbecker New Member

    Try to use non waterbased glues. I had the same problems here in Australia, can't get all of the German UHU products. If the glue is not available at a hardware store, try shops selling scrap book material. The ladies using glues for all kind of materials, some of the stuff is also acid free. I have found glues containing strong acids start to discolour the glued edges. Bostik is making some great stuff as well, but not cheap

    Have fun, greetings from Down Under
  6. Dave Treby

    Dave Treby Member

    My main glue is Evo-stik wood adhesive, a white glue that grips quickly and doesn't stain, but gives enought time to position parts.
    I use 3M craft mount Permanent adhesive for spraying large areas, typically for lamination where I need an even spread.
    Sundry super glues for attaching small pieces and non-card materials.
    I've never got on with the contact adhesives
  7. TankChief

    TankChief New Member

    Thanks for advices, i managed to gather all nessecary equipment (i'm only missing some quality blades) and im start working on Challanger MBT :)

    THX again
  8. gwssms

    gwssms Member

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