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    • Make your Own Glue

      How to make your own GlueMaking glue is as simple as boiling water. Mix this recipe up ahead of time to have a strong glue on hand that works wonderfully in any arts and crafts project.
      Glue is relatively simple to make at home and stores well in any tightly covered container, such as a mason jar.

      Combine the following in a small saucepan & bring to a rolling boil:

      3/4 cup water
      2 tablespoons corn syrup
      1 teaspoons white vinegar

      Blend the following in a small bowl:

      1/2 cup cornstarch
      3/4 cup cold water

      Add the cornstarch mix slowly to first mix. Stir constantly. Remove from heat, Cool, transfer to Covered Container and it Let stand overnight before using to cure.

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      Comments 10 Comments
      1. freebygrace85's Avatar
        Looks so easy! Cannot wait to make this!!
      1. MaryHZimmer's Avatar
        making my own glue sounds good. I'm going to make some
      1. Devildog's Avatar
        Wow this does look easy. Thanks for the info.
      1. lovemaui's Avatar
        So wondering if the mixture would be put into a covered container when cooled or just cover it lightly to "cure and set" overnight. Please let me know because I want to make soon please. Thank you!!!!
        Love your website it is awesome!!
      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        Quote Originally Posted by lovemaui View Post
        So wondering if the mixture would be put into a covered container when cooled or just cover it lightly to "cure and set" overnight. Please let me know because I want to make soon please. Thank you!!!!
        Love your website it is awesome!!
        Updated the directions to include:

        Remove from heat, Cool, transfer to Covered Container and it Let stand overnight before using to cure.
      1. Consuela's Avatar
        I think my nieces and nephews will like this idea -- they go thru a lot of glue with all their crafts. I posted this to Facebook for them. Thanks for this inexpensive idea!
      1. tboyandgirl's Avatar
        this was fun to make, the kids really enjoyed helping!
      1. KatLeo's Avatar
        hmmm good to know... I just bought glue for the 1st time in many years and didnt need the whole bottle thanks for the tip
      1. Da1031ELF's Avatar
        Oh Goodie. Now I can make... uhhhhh ... what WAS that I was looking at??!? Must-Check-History ;>
      1. tcmcsmom's Avatar
        Now I do not have to use my son's glue supply for my "seedling pots" that I learn on here to make.

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