Hot Glue Gun Tips and Tricks

Craft & Design
Hot Glue Gun Tips and Tricks

New to crafting with a glue gun? Or, maybe you just need a quick refresher course? Check out this great list of hot glue gun tips and tricks from Rachel on Whimseybox, and you’ll be ready to start gluing in no time!

This week, my daughter asked if she could use my glue gun by herself for the first time. At 11, I feel she’s certainly old enough and has shown the maturity to use the tool well, and I was excited to see what she would make. I was reminded, though, that even with the ease of use a glue gun offers, there are some precautions to take and some tips that make the process run smoothly.

You can check out the full list of tips—and add your own in the comments—over on Whimseybox!

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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