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Forum topic by edwood1975 posted 06-09-2016 01:54 AM 410 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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edwood1975

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06-09-2016 01:54 AM

I’m interested in putting my beer bottle caps on top of my cedar beer cooler and I’m going to put an epoxy cover on it..

But I read online that you should fix the bottle caps to the top before adding the liquid epoxy so as that they don’t rise ro the top

Any ideas on what to use??

-- Ed


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#1 posted 06-09-2016 02:00 AM

You know that makes a lot of sense. What about something super easy, a hot glue gun? I mean the only thing your wanting is for the caps to stay fixed until the epoxy sets, right?

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#2 posted 06-09-2016 01:38 PM

Cut a dowel into slices then just use silicone or liquid nail to put the dowel slice into the cap, then any wood glue, or the same liquid nail to put it on the cooler.

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#3 posted 06-09-2016 01:46 PM



Cut a dowel into slices then just use silicone or liquid nail to put the dowel slice into the cap, then any wood glue, or the same liquid nail to put it on the cooler.

- jbay

Great idea but I have over 200 caps to do.. If I had a small projects with less quantity I would use this thanks .. I might just use glue gun

-- Ed

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#4 posted 06-09-2016 02:07 PM

Hot glue or superglue sounds like a good suggestion. Hot glue might be more forgiving/fixable, and less likely to have you end up with your hands bonded to your cooler.

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