Scoring acrylic


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Scoring acrylic

Now I want to show you how to do acrylic cutting whereas opposed to glass cutting. When you order your acrylic they will offer it to you two different ways. It's the same product, but they will ask you if you wanted with paper or film. And I typically ask for paper for a couple of reasons. It seems to be a better adhered, which provides greater protection than the film does. The film tends to peel up at the edge, so if I have usable scrap, it's not as well protected in the studio. So we're going to score acrylic based on paper packaging.

The first thing you need to do is remove the paper from the packaging, you want to score an unprotected surface. Now the tool we're going to use for the scoring is this little cutter right here. You can see it has a hook shaped blade and what that does is that little hook, we will actually put that on the surface of the acrylic and draw it towards yourself, and that hook will allow it score pretty deeply with each pass. Unlike glass, acrylic you typ...

Scoring acrylic
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Scoring acrylic provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Konrad Eek as part of the Matting, Framing, and Hanging Your Photographs

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