LumberJocks

Double sided tape

  • Advertise with us

« back to Coffee Lounge forum

Forum topic by Hornnumb2 posted 09-25-2017 02:43 PM 284 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Hornnumb2's profile

Hornnumb2

17 posts in 609 days


09-25-2017 02:43 PM

I keep seeing people use double sided tape, but the only tape I have seen is the 3m foam type. Can somebody link what I need to get. Thanks Michael


6 replies so far

View JRsgarage's profile

JRsgarage

202 posts in 290 days


#1 posted 09-25-2017 02:50 PM

lot of places sells them but here is one from woodcraft…..https://www.woodcraft.com/products/double-sided-tape-1-x-36-yards?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIlr_Z9cnA1gIV04WzCh29EQMQEAQYASABEgIu1_D_BwE

-- Two is One, One is None

View DrDirt's profile

DrDirt

4389 posts in 3522 days


#2 posted 09-25-2017 02:53 PM

I use 2 versions.
First type I use for template work, or to lock two pieces together to cut at teh same time and for holding a zero clearance fence on the miter saw….
That is a cloth backed ‘carpet tape’. I prefer cloth backed because (1) like the foam tape, it comforms to irregular surfaces and gets a better grip. 10 bucks a roll
https://www.amazon.com/Double-Coated-Sided-Carpet-Installation/dp/B01FWQD95Y/ref=sr_1_2_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1506350830&sr=8-2-spons&keywords=cloth+double+sided+tape&psc=1

Second type is for simple stuff, where I don’t want a lot of added thickness. Sometimes I use this to hold thin ‘
veneers’ to a backer board, where the thick carpet tape would give me a weird ‘depression’ in the wood. or I just want a piece not to slide around, like sticking a sheet of sandpaper to the wing of the tablesaw.

I only use the foam tape for putting up signs on the wall.

-- 'Political correctness is fascism pretending to be manners' ~George Carlin

View Rich's profile

Rich

1700 posts in 370 days


#3 posted 09-25-2017 07:00 PM

Golf club grip tape is the same thing the wood stores sell and is about half the price. It’s good for about 90% of my needs, like attaching jigs and templates to boards. Double-sided carpet tape is much stronger if you need something attached more rigidly.

-- No matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery.

View oldwood's profile

oldwood

109 posts in 1024 days


#4 posted 09-26-2017 02:51 AM

Carpet tape, thin but strong. Any hardware or big box store. Go with a name brand.

View MrUnix's profile

MrUnix

5801 posts in 1979 days


#5 posted 09-26-2017 03:20 AM

Carpet tape, thin but strong.
- oldwood

Yup… sometimes TOO strong :)

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

View ArtMann's profile (online now)

ArtMann

624 posts in 596 days


#6 posted 09-26-2017 01:10 PM

Carpet tape forms quite a strong bond and should be used judiciously. I sometimes use it to attach material to the spoil board of my CNC router before cutting or engraving and it does a good job (almost too good).

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com