Slightly OT: tips for fabricating with plexiglass?

From: Tony Duell <>
Date: Sun Jan 16 17:07:04 2005

> One thing you can do is pilot-drill it with a much smaller drill, and
> then run the big drill half-way through, flipping the work over and then
> drilling from the other side so the holes meet in the middle. This takes
> some accuracy, and a 'jig' on a drill-press, so that the holes line up. As

You can also dril from one side until the point of the drill _just_
appears on the other side, then flip the workpiece over and drill from
that side. I've drilled brittle plastics using a hand drill by doing that.

Received on Sun Jan 16 2005 - 17:07:04 GMT

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