Upholstery Tack Strip - 5 Pack
- Product ID: T8A-5
- Length: 24"
Sold: Sold in Packs of 5
- Common Uses: Upholstery Closures & Securing Fabric
These metal upholstery tack strips are used in upholstery and re-upholstery projects to secure the fabric and make a clean, straight edge. They create a professional look whether you are a professional or not. No stapling is required. Pack of 5.
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Why did you choose this?
what metal are these made of?
BEST ANSWER: It is made from Full Hard Cold Rolled steel with an Electro Galvanized plating.
CAN I GET 24" STRIPS WITH TACKS 1" LONG. WHAT LENGTHS DO THE TACKS COME IN?
BEST ANSWER: These tacks are about 1/2" long and come in strips 24" long.
How to apply the tack strips?
BEST ANSWER: Push up through fabric, roll over, hammer down
Can this be curved, without breaking, such as to go around the outside edge of a cushion?
BEST ANSWER: You can use Curve Ease Medium Flexible Tack Strip for curves.
The fabric on my car ceiling is coming down. Would this work for that?
BEST ANSWER: No I don't believe that it would as there may not be anything for the tack to go into. Most car ceiling material is glued on.
I'm redoing a barrel chair.the top is curved. Will the strips work on the curves?
BEST ANSWER: We have tack strips specifically made for curves:
Can you use these tack strips even if you want to use the the fabric edging and the hammered head nails?
BEST ANSWER: You would not be able to use decorative nails on top of this tack strip. You'd need to use a cardboard strip.
do the tack strips come in 1/4 in nail heads?
BEST ANSWER: The tacks are about 0.5" long.
Can you provide tips/guidance on using this with a fairly slippery fabric? How do you best ensure that the fabric stays true to straight while installing the tack strip?
BEST ANSWER: Sit the strip on the edge of chair So is just outside of where you will have it placed this way it is already straight with slippery material you can get the plastic covers for the strip so moves smoothly
how long are the 'tacks'?
BEST ANSWER: These tacks are about 1/2" long.
How hard is it to cut the tack strip to length needed?
BEST ANSWER: I usually just bend it back and forth at the length I want it and it makes a clean break.
Can I shorten the length or cut the strip?
When can I expect delivery of the tack items?
I used it to recover a motorcycle seat, the tack strip allowed me to take my time and get it right.
November 16, 2018
8 months ago
Good quality product, would be nice if it's a bit more flexible.
August 11, 2018
11 months ago