Slightly OT: tips for fabricating with plexiglass?

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Sun Jan 16 09:28:10 2005

On Sat, 15 Jan 2005, John Lawson wrote:

> If you do drill it yourself - the secret is to go very slowly and
> lightly - getting extremely careful lnear the end of the hole... use a
> variable speed drill if you can and taek it easy. Get some small scraps
> of the same material if you can, and practice on them...

I've never had a problem with this, but then I don't drill that much

I'd put a block of scrap wood underneath where you're drilling. That way
the bit will drill completely through the plastic and into the wood in one
nice motion and this should minimize any "catching" on the opposing side.

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