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I have just made one of the Play Pals cars and used double sided tape to hold the 3/4" pine to my template while I routed it.
I got them apart and was left with the clear tape on the piece of pine.
I tried to peel it off, but kept leaving finger nail marks on the wood and eventually ended up sanding it off.
Is there an easier way to get it off?
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Brian
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Hi Brian I would use a hair dryer to warm it up then peel it off.
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Thanks Roly
I saw this method earlier today on Youtube, but used on a wall full of sticky tape.
I'll give it a try tomorrow as I am making some more templates with my router.
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Hi Brian
Another thing you can do is to cover the wood with painters tape before you apply the double sided tape. 
Then when finished just peel off the painters tape, everything comes off clean and no residue left behind.
Try it you might like it.

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Thanks Ken
I had thought, after Roly's suggestion of a hair dryer, of using packing tape, the same way you use it for cutting out plans on a scrollsaw.
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Hi Brian
   I quit using packing tape some time ago, because on some soft woods, like Redwood, packing tape would pull splinters out of the wood.  So now I use yellow painters tape (when I can find it) on everything.  I KNOW it is a little more expensive, but it removes SO easy and does not leave any residue or pull splinters.
Also, because I use templates cut from peel and stick tiles all the time, I can trace the patterns on the yellow tape and they are easy to see.
Just some more ideas for you to think on.

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