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Daily Wire Tip July 27: Glue Residue on Wires
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip
July 27, 2010
I’m new at wire wrapping, and I use quilter’s tape on my wires. It works great, but it leaves glue on my wires and I don’t know what to use to clean them; I am working with gold and silver wire.
-Gay in Star, Idaho
A cotton swab or clean piece of t-shirt that has been dampened with denatured alcohol will easily remove any tape residue as well as unwanted marker from any of your wire jewelry, with no harm to the wire.
After cleaning, wipe the area clean with a dry, clean t-shirt scrap or a polishing cloth. You can find denatured alcohol at any hardware store.
Answer contributed by Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
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