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Toothbrush Glue Spreader
Old toothbrushes are great for gluing and avoiding a mess. When your toothbrush wears out, put it back into service as a glue spreader. I always use a toothbrush to apply glue to boards for edge-glueing. No more spreading glue with my fingers or chips of wood. The soft-but-not-mushy bristles of an old toothbrush apply glue evenly and quickly. One swipe along the edge usually does the trick, coating the surface smoothly and evenly. Store the brush in a glass of water.
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Hard-to-Clamp Repairs Call for Hot Glue
When you need to glue parts that can't be clamped together, hot glue is the answer. Hot glue will set in just a few seconds while you hold the pieces together.
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