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DualMelt stanley glue gun

Hi, Wonder can anybody tell me if it's best to use the low heat setting for sticking fabric to wood to get a neat and hidden seam edge on upholstery ? or maybe It's not meant to be used for this purpose ?

Thanking you in anticipation.
Tina

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For polyesters, rayons, nylon - yes use the low heat setting. The high setting is so hot it can actually melt some synthetic materials. The difference in adhesion between the two settings is minimal. Use the low temperature glues sticks if the gun says there is a difference.

You can use it for this purpose, but it may not be a permanent solution depending on how much stress or load the fabric is seeing (being stretched) when using the furniture.

The best upholstery edges are usually stapled - where the edge or hem of the material is left longer than the area being covered. A picture would be helpful if you want to know the right way to make the edge.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

  • Gregg Rene Mar 02, 2009

    Not liking the answer is not the same as not getting the answer. Tina, how did my solution not answer your question? You asked if its best to use the low setting and I answered Yes, it is better to use the low setting. You asked if its not made for this purposes, and I answered no it's not the best solution, the best solution is to follow normal upholstery processes if you want a lasting solution. I even offered to look at the problem if you uploaded a picture. Why did you respond Thanks For Trying as an appropriate response?

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