Hot Glue Matches

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Intro: Hot Glue Matches

In the Instructable Pocket-Size Portable Hot Glue, I demonstrated a way to make hot glue portable.

I have used that portable glue a few times now and I find it very handy.

Just the other day I visited my girlfriends parents and was asked to glue a painting that had fallen out of the frame.

I had a glue stick attached to the keys, so it only took me a few seconds to do the job.

In this Instructable we look at another way to make a portable hot glue.

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Step 1:

Heat up the glue stick and apply some glue on the matches.

I used a piece of foam to hold the matches while the glue cooled down.

Step 2:

I added a label to the matchbox to know what's inside

If I'm ever on the road and I need to glue something fast, all I need to do is strike a match.

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102 Discussions

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afridave

2 years ago

very clever idea....additionally they could be carried in a survival kit and double as fire starters...wind resistant matches...especially if you embedded additional sulphur heads into the hot glue...

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Magzzee

2 years ago

Great idea! TYSM for sharing!

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DarrenO2

2 years ago

Thumbs UP man. You are completely amazing!!!

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alSteven

2 years ago

Creative. :D

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grodrirgues

2 years ago

why didn't I think of that
cause it's so simple and
easy, I think it will surely
shake the future

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ajs1313

2 years ago

Very clever!

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Catley

2 years ago

Without a doubt, the most ingenious, and at the same time simple, hack I've seen!

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RajeshS9

2 years ago

Repaired my car remote with this and was amazed to see the results. Thanks.

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Arnoldofingo

2 years ago

The best step in this instructable is that you DON'T need a glue gun...! Brilliant

Simplicity deserves rewards...

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Rivkah

2 years ago

That is nothing short of GENIUS!!!

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gravityisweak

2 years ago

This would be an incredible addition to a survival kit and it wouldn't take up any more space than a normal box of matches. Now your matches will do twice as much! Excellent work! This is the type of thinking that drives instructables.

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PaperSquadron

2 years ago

This is really fantastic. Provides heat and serves as the applicator at the same time. Really nice.

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JudyD13

2 years ago

Genius!