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Re: [teacherartexchange] sticky tack

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From: Rebecca Burch (mamallama_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Nov 16 2006 - 03:18:00 PST


Armorall?!?!?

That's good to know. I always wondered why nothing ever stuck!!!
But the walls look so shiny and clean!

On 11/15/06, Eileen Ellis <iforget000@gmail.com> wrote:
> This summer our custodians used armorall on the walls and nothing sticks until
> you use a cleaner that takes off the grease. You might have a smilar problem.
> Check with the custodians.
>
> I put things on my window with glue sticks and then later the left
> over paper and glue washes off with regular window cleaner. That was
> one of my best tips from the Librarian! How about that!
>
> Eileen in Ohio
>
> On 11/15/06, Rebecca Burch <mamallama@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am not allowed to use packing tape, and I've never had good luck
> > with sticky tack.
> >
> > One thing that does work for me, I learned from my son's kindergarten
> > teacher right before she retired.
> >
> > On a table, place a piece of tape the width of your artwork sticky-side-up.
> >
> > Place smaller pieces of tape along the tape, sticky-side-down (but
> > don't press down -- you don't want it to really adhere to the table)
> >
> > Place your artwork on top of all of this, pick up the tape, and stick
> > it to the wall.
> >
> > Does that make sense? It's the only thing I've found that really
> > works to hold stuff onto painted concrete blocks, other than that
> > horrible double-sided tape that you can't get off the walls.
> >
> > -becky-
> >
> > On 11/15/06, Hillmer, Jan <HillmJan@berkeleyprep.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > This has got to be really down at the bottom of the important questions
> > > - till you have to hang art up in the halls.
> > > I have tried sticky tack and it will not stay up. Does it get old and
> > > no longer sticky? Do I have to knead it for a while? Or not at all?
> > > This is to hang on painted concrete block. I also tried some of that
> > > Stick and Peel stuff that someone suggested - it seems to work most of
> > > the time, but if something falls once it seems like the bond is broken
> > > and wont stick any more. The best luck for me is the wide packing tape,
> > > but heck, at this point, I'll try anything!
> > > Jan
> > >
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