The 7 Best Cordless Glue Guns

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This wiki has been updated 15 times since it was first published in January of 2019. You can do many things with hot-melt adhesive, from making jewelry to fixing cabinets, but when you're stuck in one spot, your crafty capabilities are much more limited. That's why you'll want one of these cordless glue guns. They give you the freedom to go where you're needed, for quicker results. We've included those that heat on a stand as well as those with onboard power. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Ryobi 18V One+

2. TopElek Upgraded

3. Urceri Quick Melt

Editor's Notes

January 29, 2019:

Although stand-heating models can be limiting, since they do not remain hot for as long as those with on-board power, models of both types were nevertheless added, since the former are often less expensive and/or complicated. But if cost is not an option, the Ryobi 18V One+ is a top choice, since it is sturdy, powerful, and a useful part of the company's One Plus system. The Black & Decker Cordless is similar, although it's known to have issues with the trigger from time to time.

4. Black & Decker Cordless

5. Arrow MiniPlus

6. Surebonder 60-Watt

7. Elmer's Dual Temp

Melissa Harr
Last updated by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.

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