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Name: Joe
Status: student
Grade: 6-8
Location: FL
Country: USA
Date: N/A 

What was the first type of early glue?


How far back do you want to go?

After all, the answer to your question is that substance that the first time a humanoid discovered that something stuck two things together and that could be just about anything.

Sincere regards,
Mike Stewart

Hi Joe,

The very first glues were made several hundred thousand years ago, and made from sticky tree sap. Clearly, there has been a lot of improvement since then! If you Google "early glues", you can find quite a lot of interesting historical information.


Bob Wilson

Reference: "There is evidence of man using amber as glue as much as 11,000 years ago. In ancient Egypt, man knew how to boil fish or animal skins to make glue as well."

Burr Zimmerman

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