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Forum topic by jimmy J posted 10-20-2016 02:37 PM 764 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-20-2016 02:37 PM

For templates generally.
The flat stuff says ‘perminent’ on the HD variety


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#1 posted 10-20-2016 02:39 PM

Double-sided masking tape is better than either.

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#2 posted 10-20-2016 02:46 PM

I second JAAune – -
I use this for turning, and templates.
I have a roll (well several rolls of all kinds of stuff I have tried)...for the glass fiber, that I use for the sacrificial fence on my chopsaw.

This stuff I like
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00GZGJI7O/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A37KLPQG0QTZGU

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#3 posted 10-20-2016 02:52 PM

I like this stuff

Perfect for holding hardboard templates to any smooth surface.

The mesh stuff is overly strong and the extra thickness allows the template to wiggle slightly.

I do use other types depending on the needs, but for template-to-wood, the IPG is perfect for my uses.

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#4 posted 10-20-2016 05:01 PM

Don’t use the HD “permanent” type. It is impossible to remove. I use a brand that has as its base a fiberglass cloth.

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