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« on: September 07, 2008 05:13:27 AM »

I was planning on making my own earrings with buttons and post backs. What's the best glue to use for these, and for making brooches with pin backs? I was thinking hot glue, is this better than epoxy?
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« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2008 06:56:30 PM »

I would use epoxy just so there is no chance of temperatures ever causing the glue to soften or to get brittle. But then again, I love e6000, so I might be biased.
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« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2008 10:58:37 AM »

Hot glue really doesn't work for nonporous surfaces. I'd recommend E6000 because, though there is a smell, you don't have to mix it like epoxy.
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