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This tape is compatible with paper, board, and most porous surfaces. It's pliable, and is ideal for use as a hinge material or for repair work.
The adhesive is reversible with water.
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Archival and the best for framing work
from alexandria, LA
Comments about Lineco Acid-Free Gummed Linen Tape:
As an artist I want my work matted with archival materials so it will last. I have always used Linco gummed tape because it is archival and it will break away pretty easily if you need to remove the work from the mat for any reason.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I have never used Linen tape to hang my paper paintings.My paintings are sold and heavy but this tape is strong and solid.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Best way to attach watercolor paper to a mat
from Sandy, OR
This tape works very well. I run a damp sponge over the gummed side and after putting the tape in place lightly rub it down with a handkerchief followed by running my thumbnail along the edge of the paper to get a good join. If I need to remove it I use an exacto knife and don't worry about the bit of tape left on.In the years I have used this product it has never come loose.
This tape is perfect for mounting works on paper
from Concord, NH
I work on paper mostly doing w/c painting and monotypes. I needed some tape to hinge the work onto an acid free backing. Very nice tape.
the tape did not adhere well to water color paper
By C A M
from fairview, Oregon
I do not hinge with it but apply to paper and mat directly, as in monotypes, and so it may be that this product is not made to do that. Paper tape works great, but I did not find that product in the catalog. The glue just did not work on several papers.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Our Product Specialists would like to work with you to troubleshoot the issues you've had with this tape. We hope you'll reach out to them at 1-800-933-2542 (8am-5:30pm CST M-F) or email@example.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
A must for my process
By Animal advocate
I use this paper to design my image using vine charcoal. When I finish my image, I spray my drawing so it wont smudge, then I trace my drawing on the back of the same paper. This allows me to position my drawing on my permanent drawing paper, and rub slightly to transfer it. It is perfect for design and placement without making marks that can't be removed later.
from Temple, TX.
I repaired a book binding with this. It worked although I probably should have order a wider tape.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
It's the greatest linen tape
This tape is wonderful for mounting watercolor paper to mats. Also great for hinging mata to backing for framing purposes. Is so easy to use, just cut the size you need, dampen and mount. No waste. Best value for the price.
Solid Good Product
By Artgirl 19
from Gallup NM
For over 25 years I have used this tape to secure watercolor paintingsand drawings to the backing board. It is a good, solid product.
Not sticky at all
By Luke Momjian
from Philadelphia, PA
I don't know if I was doing anything wrong, but this tape was completely unusable. I lightly soaked it with water, as instructed, but it was still far too weak to use at all.
Merchant response: Gummed tape requires very little water, just a light misting or quick moistening with a sponge will do. Lay the tape down add weight and allow to dry. The tape will not fully adhere until it has completely dried. If you need further assistance, please feel welcome to contact our Product Experts at 1-800-933-2542.
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