Is there a cheap alternative for die cutting cardboard


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I had an idea for a cool cardboard prop I wanted to make a few of, but it would be REALLY a lot better if it was die cut, and not hand cut - Its under 6" by 6" ..
Problem is doing a run of 10 or 20 would cost a fortune for the die cutting - Is there a die cut alternative for cardboard that anyone here has tried?


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As always, more info on what and how the pieces will be used would help in further suggestions.

Would thin plastic work? You could have plastic laser cut.


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I didnt think of laser cutting - I know you can lasercut some types of cardboard, etc also -

good call - Im going to research


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How thick is the card ? If it is thin enough you could use a computer controlled paper cutter like the craft robo.


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What I want to make is a 13 Ghosts William Castle GHOST VIEWER - But not the one that is commonly seen - Like the one he used in the promos - The ghost shaped one -


I have a few ideas - I wanted to try and make a couple of them...
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