Help-applying tweed fabric on cabinet

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  1. mad axe man

    mad axe man Senior Stratmaster

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    hello guys i am building a few cabs 2 that are standard tolex and 1 tweed cabinet contact cement works great for the tolex but not for the tweed as it seems to bleed through the tweed giving it a stained look- anyone apply tweed or know any tricks and what adhesive is best for tweed any help is appreciated thanks all the best MAM
     

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    Dadocaster Dr. Stratster

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    I envy your joints, man.

    Have only done Walmart Vinyl on a cab so have no advice. Hopefully someone smart will show up.
     
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    guitarchaeologist El Salado Guitartist Silver Member

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    Bob the builder Most Honored Senior Member

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    77 spray adhesive
    Never used it on tweed but I have on a ton of other materials with no staining issues.
     
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    mad axe man Senior Stratmaster

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    CB91710 No GAS shortage here Double Platinum Supporting Member

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    Not sure if it was Uncle Doug or D-Lab, but one of the two did a really good video on covering with tweed, including how to measure to align the weave at the seams.
     
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