Which double stick tape best?

Just started working with smaller panel hardwoods. I am on a community used shopbot that doesnt allow hold downs, most folks screw down. But i need full contact, not just on edges. Will this brand work?

Prefer something that can be removed without leaving residue or ruining woodgrain.

I used HD tape once and glue bunched up on bit and clogged whole thing, I would not use this tape again :frowning: I think I seen some better choices on this forum.

I scored about 9 rolls of double back tape from my local Big Lots store for $1.15 ea! They work great!!

Make your own from masking tape and super glue. Cheap, holds well and leaves no residue.

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This stuff is the best!

I’ve switched to this brand and it works awesome.
Easy to peel the backing off.

Cost FYI:
Spectape is 1"x36yrds for $18
Intertape is 2"x36yrds, 2 rolls for $18

So intertape give you 4 times as much for the same cost. I’m going to give it a try and report back.

Finding the right double sided tape took me forever.

Some tapes left a sticky residue on the wood
Some tapes were difficult to remove from the wood
Some tapes had a backing that was hard/impossible to remove
Some tapes were too thick so the work could wiggle around
Some tapes just did not hold

@ErikJenkins told me about Xfasten tape - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0141L81GS/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

And that is all I have used ever since, in my opinion it is the perfect hold down tape. It is about $17 for 30 yards of of 2 inch wide tape so it is not the cheapest, but it is the best