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    Punching holes in coroplast for rivets

    I want to make a kitchen for my piggies and would like to know the best way to "prepunch" holes in the coroplast for the rivets.

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    Re: Punching holes in coroplast for rivets

    A nail punch might work, or an ice pick.

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    Re: Punching holes in coroplast for rivets

    Why do you need rivets? You can use double sided tape.

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    Re: Punching holes in coroplast for rivets

    Quote Originally Posted by lissie View Post
    Why do you need rivets?
    I would echo that........why do you need rivets? I use a high temperature hot glue gun to put coroplast items together. It not only joins them quickly, but the hot glue can seal any cracks as well. Just don't directly touch the coro with the gun tip as it will melt it. Put the tip close to the intended target and drop the glue on the seams.

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    Re: Punching holes in coroplast for rivets

    I wanted to use rivets so that if needed I could undo the corners. Thank you all for your responses it gives me several options.

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    Re: Punching holes in coroplast for rivets

    Another option is to use industrial strength sticky back velcro.

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    Re: Punching holes in coroplast for rivets

    I use clear packing tape. You can take it off and clean it and then re-tape as needed.

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