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Re: [BKARTS] How to Make Round Boxes?



A circle glass cutter has a suction cup in the center.  You would need to
rig a knife at the end instead of the glass cutter.  If you need many of the
same size I would get a plexi template made.  Then you could cut with a box
cutter.
  Lee/Wisconsin
----- Original Message -----
From: Douglas Sanders <dsanders@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Thursday, November 11, 2004 10:37 AM
Subject: Re: How to Make Round Boxes?


> There are blades one can buy to insert into a professional drafting
> compass in place of the usual graphite pieces.  You ought to be able to
> get a nice smooth cut after a few passes of this.  Of course, a compass
> will leave you with a pin hole in the center of the circle...
>
> Doug Sanders
>
> > I've had difficulty
> > cutting accurate circles in book board.  I have searched our local art
> > stores and hardware stores but have not found anything that is strong
> > enough and accurate.  Then, I have difficulty getting the sides in
> place
> > and curving evenly.
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> > Any ideas?
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> > Thank you.
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> > Marilyn Zornado
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