This is a plastic tool shaped like a toy pistol. You load a solid slug of glue into it. pull the trigger, and it dispense^ the glue through its nozzle. The gun takes three or four minutes to warm up after you plug it in. and the glue, basically a polyethylene adhesive, makes a good bond on most materials. The glue sels firmly in about a minute.
The gun is great for spot jobs like gluing broken pieces of wicker together, so the whole chair doesn't come apart, or gluing
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