Veroboard trace cutting tool?

From: Pete Turnbull <>
Date: Sun Dec 5 05:26:47 2004

On Dec 5 2004, 5:57, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> Does anyone know where I can locate a genuine tool for severing the
> traces on veroboard? I know I can make do with a drill bit, but that
> puts a tapered hole in the resin board underneath.

So does the genuine Veroboard cutter. It's just a stub drill mounted
in a blue plastic handle, and its only advantage is that it's easier to
hold. There's quite a good picture at

You can probably get one from Farnell in NZ. The part number from the
(UK, Farnell-In-One) catalogue is 329-538. It looks similar but not
identical in my catalogue to the one in the CPC catalogue, which is
interesting because Farnell and CPC are part of the same group and
share stock. Same price, though, UKP 6.60 (and the NZ price is

Vero Electronics is now a subsidiary of APW:

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
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