how hard is Acrylic to cut?

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how hard is Acrylic to cut?

Post by MESAJARJARBINKS » Mon Jul 03, 2006 3:54 am

Could i cut it with an X-acto knife?
I mean i already know of some plastic i could use but if i could use acrylic in the same way then....
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Post by gamekid512 » Mon Jul 03, 2006 7:35 pm

depends how thick it is.....if it is a thick board, NO WAY!!! Tried it for 5 minutes and didnt get anywhere. If its thin maybe, but do u have a dremel tool or something?
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Post by Skyone » Mon Jul 03, 2006 7:58 pm

Try using a jigsaw.

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Post by typamc95 » Tue Jul 25, 2006 7:55 am

I using my trusty saw and drill...

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Post by Indigno » Thu Jul 27, 2006 6:12 am

typamc95 wrote:I using my trusty saw and drill...
Well, if it's thick, good luck O.o

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Post by EnterTheHatrix » Thu Jul 27, 2006 7:08 am

I used Dremel to do a rough cut and then a bench grinder to get a smooth edge and shape. Saws were useless and Jigsaws chipped it (depends on the blade you use of course)
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Post by Life of Brian » Thu Jul 27, 2006 4:08 pm

Yup - dremel and sand is my method.
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Post by ShockSlayer » Thu Aug 03, 2006 12:09 pm

Hack saw jig saw bench saw saw saw saw saw. Thats my method." onclick=";return false;

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