The best type of glue for cardboard is a PVA or polyvinyl acetate glue, such as school glue or wood glue. For thin, small pieces of cardboard, glue sticks designed for scrapbooking may suffice. Wood glue provides such a strong bond that it is used even for cardboard boat-building contests.Click to see full answer. Correspondingly, does Elmer's glue work on cardboard?PVA or Polyvinyl Acetates is a colorless, orderless, clear glue that is often used by painters who paint of cardboard papers. Elmer's glue tends to yellow over time and break down over time. However, if you are looking for a more permanent solution the PVA glue is the best option for you.Subsequently, question is, what kind of glue is used in corrugated cardboard? Glue Used to Make Corrugated Fiberboard. Typically, the glue used to make corrugated fiberboard is starch based. Starch based glues are eco-friendly as they are derived from natural carbohydrates derived from roots, tubers and seeds of higher plants such as maize, potatoes, wheat, rice and tapioca. In this regard, can you hot glue cardboard together? Hot Glue: By far my favorite way to glue cardboard, Hot Glue will stick to almost anything and can be used almost anywhere. It is best used to glue large pieces together permanently, but is terrible for use with paint. Hot glue is also good for filling gaps.Can Gorilla Glue be used on cardboard?Yes it does but because it needs a bit of dampness to activate the polyurethane glue formula. Apply the glue evenly as a thin film to the project surface. Apply a very thin water mist to the cardboard. This glue will not work on plastic doped cards tick as the glue is Reliant on a porous surface for it's strength.