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4Published Feb. 12, 2015

Introduction: Baking Soda Reinforcing Glue Repair

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Super glue its an amazing tool to have on any toolbox, the applications are virtually unlimited.

Making the perfect tool to repair plastics and other things, the idea for this project is taking this tool to the next level.

One of the common repair to do is filling an reinforcing pieces, cracks, holes and gaps.

On this project i will show you how to grab a simple ingredient like baking soda add to the glue and create a super bond.Add TipAsk QuestionCommentDownload

Step 1: Watch the Video

Watch the video and see how easy it is to make this project.

With step by step instructions.

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Step 2: Gather the Material

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You will need for this project:

– Baking Soda

– Super Glue

– Masking Tape

– Pen Cap

Step 3: Get Started

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The first step is checking if the piece that you want to fix is clean so that the glue stick to it.

For example if you want to fill a gap, grab the baking soda and fill that gap, if you want you can build up layer by layer.

Then apply the super glue on top of the baking soda, you will notice that the small grains of the baking soda will soak super fast the glue and also cure making a rock solid bond.

Last step will be filing to shape, and if you want paint too.

Step 4: Final Thoughts

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This is a very cheap hack to reinforcing an filling a fragile piece, works also with other materials.

You can also use this to cure really fast super glue.