Q: I keep having problems with residue left behind on my glass items after I peel off the masking tape that was used to protect the area around the stencil on the glass; any suggestions?
Not all masking tapes are created equal. I would avoid the low cost, usually cream-colored tapes. We have much better experiences with the blue tapes on the market, even though there are also some quality differences. Top of the line would be the green tapes, but they are also the most expensive ones. However, they will save you a lot of clean up time. I would try out several different ones to find the one you like best before buying any tape in bulk.
—Ruth Dobbins, EtchMaster
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