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« on: July 22, 2011 03:53:33 AM »

Can I use a piece of laminate wood flooring to create a solid base for my metal beetle feet?



I won't be having the holes, but I would like that unusual shape. Also, I will be gluing them to the sole of my trainers, what sort of glue would make sure it definitely sticks?
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« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2011 06:45:19 AM »

Laminate flooring should work fine.  Be sure you clean the bottom of the shoes with detergent and water (rinse and dry well) and rough them up with 60-grit sandpaper.  Use urethane construction adhesive to attach the wood to the shoes. 

http://www.homedepot.com/buy/paint/adhesives-tape/pl-premium-10-2-oz-polyurethane-construction-adhesive-54375.html
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