Sugru is the new self-setting rubber for fixing, modifying and making stuff.
Sugru can be formed and shaped by hand for up to 30 minutes once it has been removed from its packaging.
Sticks to almost anything
Sugru forms a strong bond to metal, ceramics, glass, wood and some plastics like perspex and ABS and rubbers like silicone and butyl rubber.
Air cures at room temperature
Sugru is like modelling clay when you take it from its pack. Once it's exposed to air, it cures to a tough flexible silicone overnight using the moisture in the air.
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Make a yarn-winding nostepinne Made from a wooden garden dibber
I'm a keen crocheter, and am often re-winding and reclaiming yarn - I use a nostepinne (Google it), but rather than an expensive wood-turned one, I use a garden dibber, with the end sawn off. The trouble with them is that they are rough, and have these annoying grooves which snag the yarn. I decided, once and for all, to fill them in with sugru. Job done - but I discovered an amazing 'side effect'. In removing the excess with tissue, as recommended, the rough grain was filling in nicely, and I ended up with a lovely, super-smooth, almost 'laquered' finish. Fantastic! You can see the 'before' on the cut off end, in between the two dibbers. Jill, Manchester.
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