Veroboard trace cutting tool?

From: Pete Turnbull <>
Date: Sun Dec 5 06:15:04 2004

On Dec 5 2004, 6:55, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> I guess this picture...
> ... really shows the divot one gets from the real tool.

Yup, that's typical.

> The tool looks handy for more than a few cuts, though. I wouldn't
> want to try just holding a bit bare-handed - lots of hand cramps and
> slips probably.

Exactly. Given the cost of the genuine tool, I use a pin vice (of
which I have several) to hold the drill bit.

However, if I want it to look neater (I meant to mention this in my
previous message) -- though goodness knows who would care -- I have
been known to use a scalpel or craft knife to cut the copper either
side of a hole and then lift off the small redundant piece. I've also
done that between holes, when I wanted to use two adjacent holes but
isolated from each other.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Sun Dec 05 2004 - 06:15:04 GMT

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