Stuck on Creativity: The Hot Glue Revolution with Surebonder

Explore the The Hot Glue Revolution with Surebonder

Dive into the sticky and fascinating world of hot glue with our latest podcast episode, featuring insights straight from the adhesive aficionados at Surebonder—pioneers who’ve been making our crafting dreams hold together for decades.

In this episode, we trace the stringy trails of hot glue all the way back to its inception, appreciating the leaps and bounds made in glue technology. For crafters and makers at every level, this is your chance to understand not just the ‘how,’ but the ‘why’ behind the glue that keeps our creations together.

But we don’t stop at history. Prepare to have your glue guns at the ready as we explore a treasure trove of applications, from embellishing paper crafts with the perfect bead of glue to stringing together stunning jewelry pieces. We’re sharing pro tips on selecting the ideal glue gun and glue type, considering the materials and scale of your projects. Plus, we delve into the world of cordless glue guns and glue skillets, revealing how these tools can turbocharge your efficiency and spark a burst of creativity.

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We’re all about the nitty-gritty—expect to scribble down notes on Surebonder’s specialty glues and how they promise to change your fabric-affixing game. And for those delicate tasks? We’ve got you covered with techniques that promise a smooth glide over thin papers, eliminating the crinkles and blobs that haunt your crafting dreams.

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Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or just starting to dip your toes into the glittery pool of DIY, this episode is your invitation to broaden your horizons. Surebonder’s commitment to innovation suggests that the glue revolution is just getting started, and we’re here to give you a front-row seat.

So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to stick with us as we bond over hot glue. By the end of this podcast, you’ll be bubbling over with sticky inspirations to elevate your crafting game to dazzling new heights!

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Here are some of the highlights:

2:56 – 3:34 We learn the story of Surebonder’s origins unfolds as Brad Kamins, the founder’s grandson, reminisces about its 1968 inception, detailing the company’s evolution into a hot glue manufacturing powerhouse.

6:25 – 6:38 We meet Stephanie Daniel, SureBonder’s marketing guru, she shares a personal anecdote revealing her journey from hobbyist to team member, driven by her passion for their hot glue products.

8:09 – 9:40 The versatility of hot glue is showcased by Stephanie, emphasizing its applications in crafting, especially the need for precision when applying it to delicate materials like paper.

10:28 – 11:03 Jane Clauss explores Surebonder’s innovative crafting solutions with a spotlight on their specialty jewelry and fabric glues.

11:35 – 12:45 Stephanie guides crafters on techniques for a flawless hot glue application on thin papers, advocating for fine tip glue guns and controlled trigger pressure to prevent bubbling.

18:27 – 20:09 Brad introduces the glue pot/skillet and shares a pro tip for minimizing stringiness by stirring the glue occasionally to maintain its consistency.

22:34 – 23:21 Learn about the innovative use of Teflon stir sticks, which help manage the flow of hot glue from a pot, ensuring a clean crafting experience.

25:20 – 26:16 Brad gives the virtues of cordless glue guns, celebrating the convenience and freedom they offer for unencumbered crafting.

32:13 – 33:37 Get a glimpse into the future with Surebonder reveals hints at forthcoming innovations such as high-wattage cordless glue guns, expanding the creative toolkit offered to crafters.

33:37 – 34:01 The conversation wraps up with a reminder to follow Surebonder on social media for the latest product updates and mentions that their diverse range of products is readily available at craft and hardware stores, as well as online.


About Jane

Hi I’m Jane!
A television host by day and a creative maker my entire life. I spend most moments of the day thinking about what I am going to make next, whether it be in the craft room or kitchen, I always have the urge to create.

My favorite things include fitness, fashion and food and my goal is to spread love everywhere I go. Yellow is my signature color because it always makes you smile, and I love to turn the camera on you to showcase your creative genius!

At JaneClauss.com you will find projects that anyone can make from beginners to experts. I share step by step tutorials and videos to get your creative juices flowing! I am also peeling back the curtain on other creative makers to showcase what makes them tick!

I always say Happiness is Handmade. So spend an hour a day with me and then go do whatever else you want, I promise you’ll feel better for doing so. I am so HAPPY you are here!

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