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Default Do you know anything that stays tacky?

I know, my projects are always tacky (showing poor taste and quality) but I mean something that stays slightly sticky so it can briefly slide a small metal disk a distance of about 70 mm by friction only. It doesn't have to (and shouldn't) support the weight of the disk, just hold it in place briefly.

My current project is at an impasse until I find a solution. Coarse sandpaper seemed to work in the early stages of the project but now it just slides across the disk. I've tried rubber, sharp metal prongs, sponge-like foam, and non-slip cell phone coverings.

The ideal would be something like double-sided tape that would be sticky enough to engage the disk temporarily. But I think it would lose its sticky-ness rather quickly after repeated uses.

So, does anyone know any material or stuff that can be applied or attached to wood and remain tacky for an extended period with multiple uses?

(And, was that question vague enough?)

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Try a magnet.

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That mesh material that mechanics line their tool chest drawer bottoms with?

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I'm thinking possibly rubber cement - that or a baby.

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What's that really tacky stuff called that the kids play with? It looks kind of snot like and sticks to anything it comes into contact with.

Not exactly what I was thinking of, but maybe it'd work?
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commercial kitchen shelf liner..

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I remember that many years ago there was a product called "Cow Gum" - it was a sort of gum that stayed sticky, so you could use it on stencils and such. Maybe something similar would work?
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Hi Oliver

Can't quite get my head around what you're trying to do but would silicon non skid matting be of any use, like a light version of router mat ?

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