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Acrylic videos

This section contains videos showing how to cut, shape and polish Acrylic.

For all projects we have used Perspex/Lucite. Working with Perspex is similar to working with Aluminium.

Perspex has the advantage that it never needs painting and often comes with a 10 year guarantee.

The videos below demonstrate how to cut acrylic using basic power tools, but they also show how to use line bending techniques and even glue acrylic using Tensol cement.

  • 06:34 Popular How to Tap acrylic

    How to Tap acrylic

    by Admin Added 2,321 Views / 0 Likes

    Acrylic such as Perspex, Lucite or Plexiglas can be tapped so that it is possible to screw threaded screws directly into it. Although this method works well it is not a good solution if the item needs to be regularly assembled and disassembled, If your it

  • 08:13 Popular How to make an acrylic cake pop stand

    How to make an acrylic cake pop stand

    by Admin Added 562 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to make a cake pop stand from some 3mm thick pink Perspex frost. This is a simple project and can easily be made in less than one hour. You can easily make a line bending machine yourself- T

  • 03:23 Popular Child proof appliance switches

    Child proof appliance switches

    by Admin Added 1,358 Views / 0 Likes

    Children just love to press buttons, especially if the button is illuminated. This simple trick shows how to use a small piece of acrylic with a 6mm hole drilled through it to protect the switch from little fingers. The appliance can still be switched on