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Old 08-31-2009, 03:47 PM   #11
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What about a jig saw?
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Old 08-31-2009, 04:00 PM   #12
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That will work fine.
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Any advice? What blade? High speed, slow progress?
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Old 08-31-2009, 04:39 PM   #14
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might want to try a paneling blade in backwards in a circular saw ?
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You want to use a medium tooth jig saw blade to course and it break the acrylic and to fine it will melt the acrylic and clog the blade.

The skill saw will work that way also.
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You want to use a medium tooth jig saw blade to course and it break the acrylic and to fine it will melt the acrylic and clog the blade.

The skill saw will work that way also.
A fine jigsaw blade will not clog if you put it on slow speed and advance the saw slowly, and IMO will give you a cleaner cut with less chance of chipping the acrylic. On another note you should put masking or painters tape on both sides of the acrylic where you are going to cut and cut through it just for insurance.
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+1 on the tape
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Old 09-01-2009, 02:13 AM   #18
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well I cut it and apparently my measurements were off about 1 1/6 inch haha going to shave it down tomorrow. Man its hard to cut this stuff.
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measure twice.. cut once....
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measure twice.. cut once....
LOL he said 1 1/16 maybe he should hone his tape measure skills a little. J/K... It happens
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