How To Mod Podge a Puzzle
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How to Mod Podge a Puzzle
Have you ever had a bottle of Mod Podge laying around? Or a puzzle you want to Mod Podge but don't know how to do it? Well, this is the how-to for you.
Shake the bottle of Mod Podge.Make sure the cap is securely on and put your fingers on the lid and shake it for about 3-5 seconds.
Use a 1 inch (2.5 cm) paint brush to apply the glue.Make sure it is clean and washed before using it on the puzzle.
Take out wax paper and cut out the right length for the length of the puzzle, then gently pick up the edge of the puzzle and slide the wax paper under it.You might need two pieces of wax paper to slide under the puzzle depending on the size of the puzzle.
Open the bottle of Mod Podge and dip in the paint brush.Start by brushing to the right or left depending which side you are starting on. Then, keep doing that as you go down.
Go side to side everywhere once you have finished the side edges.Then, let the first coat dry completely. This takes about 15-20 minutes between each coat.
- Wash the paint brush with hot water after each coat.
Once the first coat is dry, do a second coat.Once that coat has finished drying, Gently pick up the puzzle and flip it over then do two more coats of Mod Podge. You may do one coat on the back, however doing two will make it last longer.
Once the last coat has finished drying, you can use tacks or nails to hang up the puzzle in a desired place.
QuestionIs Mod Podge with a matte finish just as good for puzzles?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerYes, as long as you apply a thick coat, but shiny Mod Podge would be nicer looking. Also, make sure it's clear drying.Thanks!
QuestionWill mod podge affect a glow in the dark puzzle? Will it still glow in the dark?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerIt is not likely to affect the glow-in-the-dark effect.Thanks!
QuestionIs Mod-Podge the best puzzle sealer?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerIt is definitely a good one, as it is quite sticky and it makes things look glossy.Thanks!
QuestionCan I do more that five coats?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerTry sticking to two or three coats, but do make sure if you are going to do more than five coats that you wait in between each one for about 10 minutes, depending on how much/how thick your Mod Podge is.Thanks!
QuestionCan I use Mod Podge sealer spray?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerIt won't work as well as the glue, but you can try.Thanks!
QuestionCan I use mod podge on a 3D puzzle?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerYes, Mod Podge works on 3D puzzles. However, while it seals the pieces in place, it does not strengthen the pieces, so if the pieces are fragile, take extra care while Mod Podging it.Thanks!
QuestionHow do I prevent my mod podge from leaving streaks?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerYou can use a sponge brush instead of a paint brush. This will eliminate any marks from the bristles.Thanks!
QuestionWill Mod Podge Puzzle Dealer work on a Wentworth brand wooden jigsaw puzzle?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerYes, it will! I've used it on two puzzles so far, and they came out looking beautiful. I was surprised at how quickly it worked and how well it held the pieces together.Thanks!
How can I separate two puzzles which have been accidentally stuck together?
The instructions say to apply the glue in step 2 and step 4. Is step 2 the first coat? Then put it on wax paper and apply the 2nd coat?
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