Tiny Attacher Q
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Posted: 2/16/2013 2:50:04 PM
Maybe this is a "stupid" question...

What is the difference between the Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher and those cheap mini staplers you can find at office max etc? Is the tiny Attacher really that much smaller?

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Posted: 2/16/2013 2:56:44 PM
The staplers at the office supply store normally use standard sized staples. The tiny attached tool is actually about the size of a normal stapler but the staples themselves are... Well... Tiny! Probably half the size of standard staples. I feel like it is more powerful too - I just stapled through a wood veneer no problem.
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Posted: 2/16/2013 2:59:51 PM
The Tiny Attacher staples are smaller. According to the package, standard staples are .5" long, a mini staple is .375" long, and a Tiny Attacher staple is .25" long.

I used to think they were a bit silly, but I got one a couple of weeks ago and I love it SO much!

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Posted: 2/16/2013 3:04:36 PM
Yes, they are much smaller. I didn't think I would get as much use out of it as I do. I love those little staples.


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Posted: 2/16/2013 3:09:22 PM
Ok, thanks for the info! I actually posted this from an M's, and you all have convinced me it's worth it! (with a 50% off coupon of course)

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Posted: 2/16/2013 6:22:52 PM
Tiny attacher works, the others don't


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Posted: 2/16/2013 6:32:19 PM
I have just started using mine and love it. I just want to know how to open it up to staple those hard to reach spots.

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Posted: 2/16/2013 6:58:45 PM
Same here Tinksmommy! I've seen pics of them being used while open...how the heck did you do that??



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Posted: 2/16/2013 7:17:58 PM
Here is a short video showing how to use the stapler while open anywhere on a layout.

Tiny attacher anywhere on a layout

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Posted: 2/16/2013 8:24:36 PM
Thanks Mamastew!!!!!!!



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Posted: 2/17/2013 12:35:47 AM
Best tool ever!

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Posted: 2/17/2013 12:41:56 AM
OH MY! I love mine, and use it all the time for PL. I just found out recently that you can use it to staple wood veneer, which I NEVER would have imagined, because the staples are so small and cute.

I had NO idea that they could be opened up. Now I love it all the more.


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Posted: 2/17/2013 8:14:39 AM
That was a great video. I'm trying to convince myself that I don't need one of these.


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Posted: 2/17/2013 9:38:34 AM

That was a great video. I'm trying to convince myself that I don't need one of these.


You should probably just quit while you're ahead and give in. I love my Tiny Attacher. I had a baby stapler for a while, and still use it every now and then, but the TA *looks* better to me. And it's easier to hold and manipulate with a LO.

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Posted: 2/17/2013 11:37:08 AM
I just bought a Tiny Attacher recently.

But where do you find the refills? I looked at all the big box stores and didn't see any.

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Posted: 2/17/2013 11:41:03 AM
Sheltieluvr, Two Peas sells the refills. I bought a pack when I ordered my Tiny Attacher here.

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Posted: 2/17/2013 12:07:21 PM
I love my tiny attacher. I have to hide it from my kids. It's mine, all mine!

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Posted: 2/17/2013 12:16:41 PM
I just bought one yrsterday. CAN'T wait ti use it!


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Posted: 2/17/2013 12:19:18 PM

But where do you find the refills? I looked at all the big box stores and didn't see any.


I've seen the refills at my M's and J's and they're not very big [or good] by most standards.

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Posted: 2/17/2013 12:31:49 PM
Well dang it! I didn't need one of these...until now!



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Posted: 2/17/2013 12:39:13 PM
Love my Tiny Attacher! Looks like the refills are restocked here at 2peas. Btw, they last a long time since you get over 1500 staples in that little package.

I never thought to use it on my veneers. That's a great idea - thanks for posting readsomething. And thanks for posting the video mamastew - did not know how to do that!

Now I love my Tiny Attacher even more!
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