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Old Wed 09 March 2016, 12:25
smreish
Just call me: Sean - #5, 28, 58 and others
 
Orlando, Florida
United States of America
Cutting sign vinyl with your MM

Forum.
I have not used the product I am linking to here, but I have cut sign vinyl on my MM in the past using a 1/4" drag knife in my Porter Cable router collet and having the spindle "free wheel".

This might be a nice product to add to kit in the shop.

Sean

http://www.widgetworksunlimited.com/...inyl_knife.htm
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Old Wed 09 March 2016, 13:38
danilom
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Novi Sad
Serbia
I used a holder like this one, very economical
http://www.ebay.com/itm/15pcs-30-45-...IAAOSwhkRWdXVx

mounted on the side of the spindle with two bushings so it can float (like floating head for plasma cutters), also for cutting different vinyl I added or subtracted shims (weights) on top, so it had correct pressure to the vinyl.
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Old Wed 09 March 2016, 21:39
domino11
Just call me: Heath
 
Cornwall, Ontario
Canada
You can get cad files to cut your own from this guy. Looks like one that is similar to
another commercial drag knife that uses utility blades.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqvgA1P5hWg

http://www.cnczone.com/forums/genera...-software.html

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Old Thu 10 March 2016, 04:16
Tom Ayres
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Bassett (VA)
United States of America
Heath, I just got the plans for that one the other day, cost me 'a beer'. Hoping to cut one within a couple of weeks, I post images.
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Old Tue 15 March 2016, 20:29
domino11
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Cornwall, Ontario
Canada
Looking forward to seeing how it works out for you!
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Old Thu 17 March 2016, 03:33
Tom Ayres
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Bassett (VA)
United States of America
I have some leftover aluminum that should work fine, I might give it a try this weekend. Should be fun.
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