Slightly OT: tips for fabricating with plexiglass?

From: Mike Loewen <>
Date: Sun Jan 16 19:50:53 2005

On Sun, 16 Jan 2005, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:

> On Sun, 16 Jan 2005, Devon wrote:
> > A circular saw can also be used to cut plexiglass easily. Just use a
> > regular plywood blade, but put it on backwards and leave the protective
> > film on/use tape where you make the cut.
> Hmm, never considered putting on the blade backwards. I used my table saw
> to cut some nylon cutting board (about 1/2" thick). It seemed to wear
> down the blade a bit (it strainsa tad when I cut wood now...better change
> it) but it worked pretty well.

   I've used a non-ferrous metal cutting circular saw blade for cutting
acrylic sheet - cuts like through butter:

  Here are some tips for working with acrylic:

Mike Loewen
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Received on Sun Jan 16 2005 - 19:50:53 GMT

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