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Bob Desmond

Binding Tape

ADHESIVESBindingTapeFT75at700

 

Almost all factories and hand makers in our experience use tape to hold the bindings and purflings in place while gluing them to the edge of the body. Regular masking tape is generally too weak and tears under the pressure needed to press the bindings and purflings firmly into the routed channels. Filament tape—plenty strong enough—must be cut to length with scissors or a knife and is expensive. The tape of choice is this binding tape, our FT75, made from stiff paper with strong rubber based adhesive. It is strong enough to apply sufficient pressure with a strong adhesive yet can be torn by hand as you work. Each roll should do at least 5 or 6 guitars.

SKU Product Name In Stock Each  
FT75 Binding tape, .680" wide Yes $4.64