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asked in category: General Last Updated: 12th April, 2020

Can a jigsaw cut acrylic?

Cutting with a jigsaw:
A jigsaw is one preferred tools for cutting acrylic sheets. It is a small handheld tool that can cut the sheet with straight blade by function up and down in fast motion. However, if you are intended to cut acrylic into a nonlinear fashion, then jigsaw is the right option for you.

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Considering this, what type of blade is used to cut acrylic?

Carbide tipped saw blades are recommended for superior cuts and longer life of the cutting edge. It is also important to dedicate saw blades for cutting acrylic only.

Beside above, can a Cricut cut acrylic? Because yes you can do acrylic cutting on your Cricut Maker. There is just a catch. You have to know which acrylic to purchase as some will cut well and others will not cut at all.

Subsequently, one may also ask, does Home Depot cut acrylic?

There actually are simple Home Depot does not offer plexiglass cutting. If you inquire very politely and on a slow day/time (7–9am is recommended) you may find someone in Millworks/Tool Rental/Building Materials able to assist. Home Depot does not offer plexiglass cutting.

How do you cut thin plexiglass with a jigsaw?

How to Cut Plexiglass With a Jigsaw

  1. Place the Plexiglas sheet on an even work bench or table.
  2. Use a yard stick or ruler to roughly measure the length of Plexiglas you wish to cut.
  3. Cover the cut line by sticking a line of wide painter's tape directly over it.
  4. Measure again and mark another cut line atop the painter's tape.

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