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please provide step-by-step instructions for using Modge-Podge to glue a piece of cloth to foam board.
- Gather materials: Modge Podge, foam board, cloth, brush or sponge applicator, and scissors (if necessary).
- Cut the cloth to the desired size for the foam board.
- Clean the foam board surface to be covered with the cloth to remove any dirt or dust.
- Apply a thin layer of Modge Podge to the foam board surface with the brush or sponge applicator.
- Carefully place the cloth onto the Modge Podge covered surface, smoothing out any wrinkles or bubbles.
- Allow the first layer of Modge Podge to dry completely (this may take several hours).
- Once the first layer of Modge Podge is dry, apply a second layer to the top of the cloth to seal it in place.
- Allow the second layer of Modge Podge to dry completely.
- Once the Modge Podge is dry, the cloth should be securely attached to the foam board.
Note: You can also use foam board adhesive, but it may not give a good finish as Modge Podge does.
can/should modge podge be thinned? what is the shelf life?
Modge Podge can be thinned, but it is not necessary in most cases. If it is too thick or difficult to spread, you can add a small amount of water to thin it out. However, be careful not to add too much water as this can affect the adhesive properties of the Modge Podge.
The shelf life of Modge Podge is around 2-3 years if stored in a cool, dry place. If the Modge Podge has been opened, it can last up to 18 months. To check if the Modge Podge has gone bad, look for any signs of separation or discoloration, or if the consistency has changed to a watery state, it should be thrown away.