Cutting drymount tissue (illustrated)

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Cutting drymount tissue (illustrated)

Post by John » Thu 26 Aug, 2004 11:05 am

Here’s another “one I made earlier.”

When cutting material to use in your press you can minimise waste by ensuring that you accurately measure and cut.

It is not difficult to construct a rack to hold the rolls, they don’t have to look great to serve their function, as you can see.
[img]http://www.estlite.scenes.biz\images\rack.jpg[/img]


Two straight lengths of a flat profiled moulding are placed at right angles to the tissue and set close together to act as a guide when cutting with a knife.
[img]http://www.estlite.scenes.biz\images\guide.jpg[/img]


In most cases you can use the object itself to measure the length to be cut directly– no ruler necessary.
[img]http://www.estlite.scenes.biz\images\measure.jpg[/img]


Just run a sharp blade along the guide to make the cut.
[img]http://www.estlite.scenes.biz\images\cut.jpg[/img]


Hard-bed Press
If you use a hard-bed press life is much easier when your bench is level with the bed of the press.
[img]http://www.estlite.scenes.biz\images\press.jpg[/img]

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