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Here is my project. I need to cut out a square shape, for a cat flap, in a sheet of 2mm perspex. What are the best tools and methods for this kind of cut? Jigsaw with metal cutting blade, electric drill for pilot holes, etc..??

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Yes, carefully drill a pilot hole using a metal drill, then cut out the hole using a jigsaw and metal cutting blade.

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Be a hell of a lot easier to up the thickness of the perspex, 2mm will flap about a lot.


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ok, great thanks. I need the whole piece to be fairly lightweight--what do you think would be a better thickness to avoid flimsiness without getting too thick?


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2 or 3mm should be fine, in such a small piece although you could probably get away with 5 or 6 mm thick


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