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Glue suede to metal


#1

I would like to line the inside of my cuff bracelets with a soft
suede but don’t realy know a good glue that will hold it at the
edges. Zap doesn’t seem to hold well there, it starts peeling. Any
suggestions?

1319 W. Alabama
Houston, Texas 77006


#2

Barge cement

Silver & Cameo Heritage Jewelry
www.corneliusspick.com


#3

I’ve had pretty good success with both Marine Goop and E6000.

Ron Charlotte – Gainesville, FL


#4

Hi Neil,

I use Gem Tack for gluing fabric to fabric, metal to fabric, glass
to wood…you get the idea. Its made by Aleene’s, the same folks
that make Tacky Glue, but you don’t want Tacky; its just not the best
for what I think you’re doing.

I apply Gem Tack with anything from a tiny three-haired brush to a
wide sponge. It just depends on the job. Buy a small bottle and try
it out on surfaces similar to your display pieces. Keep in mind
exactly what you want to accomplish and don’t use one single extra
drop.

Its inexpensive, available at most craft stores, and worth a try. No
substitution, its Gem Tack.

Good Luck,
Joyce Albers


#5
I would like to line the inside of my cuff bracelets with a soft
suede but don't realy know a good glue that will hold it at the
edges. Zap doesn't seem to hold well there, it starts peeling. Any
suggestions? 

For this application, Barge Cement would do very well. Barge Cement
is what shoemakers will use to attach the shoe soles to the uppers.
It gets stronger over time instead of weakening. Any good leather
supply store should stock this. If you can’t find it in your area,
feel free to Email me directly.

BBR - Sandi Graves, Beadin’ Up A Storm
Stormcloud Trading Co


#6

Here are a copy of resources the first is a glue web site, more that
you ever wanted to know about glues. http://www.thistothat.com/ The
second is glue that works with most anything to anything charts and
links to the differing types. http://www.beacon1.com/cchart.html this
is a very good glue by them that will do the job. It is called
multi-grip http://www.beacon1.com/hdwr.html

the barge cement mentioned in the other post is the long time glue
used by leather workers for gluing leather to wood,metal ect. E6000
is also great for that kind of thing it will also be a little softer
as it is sets up to non rock hard surface like other glues. The
E6000 is available at most big box hardwares as the barge cement
might be harder to find other than a leather working store or farm
store.

glen, been there used that and still picking the glue off the skin !


#7
I would like to line the inside of my cuff bracelets with a soft
suede but don't realy know a good glue that will hold it at the
edges. Zap doesn't seem to hold well there, it starts peeling. Any
suggestions? 

Personally for boding leather to steel, I use two part epoxy that
you can find at any Home Depot. Look for the 30 minute set time
stuff, this gives you a good working envelope and its thick enough so
the epoxy doesnt soak into the leather. Roughen up the metal surface
to give it some tooth, you can use a balloon to apply pressure from
the inside of the leather to the cuff, or just work it in, the epoxy
has some tack. If your looking for a good bond at the edge, cut the
leather oversize, epoxy, then trim the excess, making sure you have
enough epoxy at the edges. The 30 min working time also allows you to
clean up any excess that might squeze where you dont want it to. Good
luck.

P@
www.patpruitt.com