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February 7, 2013 AT 12:30 am

Heat-Bending Acrylic Enclosures

Michael Colombo has a new Workshop Wednesday article on MAKE:

Acrylic has great potential as a building material for would-be makers. It has a very clean look, is easily cut (dremel, table saw, scroll saw, band saw, to name a few), and is durable.

When building your own creations, it’s sometimes necessary to bend the acrylic sheets themselves in order to serve your vision. This can be easily done using little more than scrap wood, a Dremel, circular saw, heat gun, and a vise.

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1 Comment

  1. Nice post .. really plastic is of great use and also it allows you to make your home and kitchen beautiful at a low cost .We are distributors of all plastic materials, including complete fabrication of plastic parts, components and assemblies like Acrylic sheets, polycarbonate sheet and UHMW.

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