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stencil cutter

Postby Laurie Spray » Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:33 pm

Has anyone used one of these??

http://www.misterart.com/crafts/stencil ... g-kit.html
comments? something better? :-k

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Re: stencil cutter

Postby Brad Walker » Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:56 pm

I've used a different brand, but it looks similar. Works very well for cutting contact paper or thin vinyl resist.

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Re: stencil cutter

Postby tbach » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:21 pm

Yes I have, and it works very well. For me, it was a lot cleaner cut than I got using xacto knife. It was also a lot faster.

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Re: stencil cutter

Postby Don Burt » Mon Jul 02, 2012 11:25 pm

I use one. I stencil for airbrush mostly. I replace the cutting tip with a small brass round head bolt and use it to hold a sewing needle. I run it through a soldering iron temperature control at about half power that it doesn't overheat the needle and cause it to quickly lose temper. Even so, I replace the sewing needles after a few minutes of cutting because a sharp point makes for the most precise cut.

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Re: stencil cutter

Postby Cynthia O » Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:12 am

Buy extra tips (or use Don's trick). I don't have a resistor, so my iron is always on full heat. Anyway...I use a hone (those diamond plated hones you can get from Harbor Freight) and resharpen the tips as they dull.
http://www.harborfreight.com/3-piece-2- ... 36799.html

I've only used this tool for cutting thin resist. An exacto is better for thicker resist or buttercut.
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Re: stencil cutter

Postby Laurie Spray » Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:16 am

thanks everyone!!!
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