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    Question asked 2019-03-08 12:53:00 ... Most recent comment 2019-03-08 14:46:10
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    I am looking for an archival glue for adhering wood to paper that dries fast. I am using small pieces of wood to make an armature for paper for a diorama. I had been using an archival hot glue but it seems too brittle and will not hold the individual pieces to the wooden box they are going in to.  

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    It sounds like you are constructing the wood box and then adhering paper to it?  We need to know a bit more before we can help here:

    ·         Is quick tack a requirement?

    ·         How thin is the paper, is bleed through an issue?

    ·         Is the paper just wrapping the wood or are portions of it free standing as in a 3D construction?

    Once we know these details we may be able to point you towards some potential materials.

    Kristin deGhetaldi
    2019-03-08 14:46:10

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