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3M Super 77 photography and framing projects: retro suitcase
With 3M™ Super 77™ Multipurpose Adhesive, it’s easy to transform an old suitcase into a cool, retro display area for old family photos and memorabilia.

3M™ Super 77™ Multipurpose Adhesive works great on large surfaces, and it dries fast and strong.

3M Super 77 photography and framing projects: retro suitcase
3M Super 77 photography and framing projects: retro suitcase
  Instructions

Tools and materials

  • 3M™ Super 77™ Multipurpose Adhesive
  • Old suitcase
  • Yardstick or measuring tape
  • Scissors
  • Utility knife
  • Pencil
  • Fabric
  • 1/4" Foam core

How-to

  1. Brush or vacuum any dirt or loose debris from the suitcase. Wipe clean with damp, soft cloth and let dry.
  2. Clean and polish outside of suitcase.
  3. Measure inside sections of suitcase. Cut foam core to fit.
  4. Cut fabric to fit the foam core with about 1" excess.
  5. Protect surfaces from overspray with newspaper, plastic or craft paper.
  6. Follow directions on can and work in a well-ventilated area. Spray foam core and fabric with 3M™ Super 77™ Multipurpose Adhesive.
  7. Wait 30 seconds and cover foam core with fabric. Start in the center and smooth out to sides. Wrap excess fabric around to the back.
  8. Mask off areas of suitcase to be sprayed. Spray fabric-covered foam core, then appropriate areas of the suitcase.
  9. Wait 30 seconds and press foam core into place.
  10. Everyone will ask where you got such a cool suitcase!
3M Super 77 photography and framing projects: retro suitcase
3M Super 77 photography and framing projects: retro suitcase
3M Super 77 photography and framing projects: retro suitcase
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3M Super 77 photography and framing projects: retro suitcase
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