Is there a cheap alternative for die cutting cardboard

Discussion in 'Replica Props' started by TylerHam, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. TylerHam

    TylerHam Well-Known Member

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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?
     
  2. micdavis

    micdavis Master Member

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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.
     
  3. TylerHam

    TylerHam Well-Known Member

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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
     
  4. Alric

    Alric Well-Known Member

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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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    Darth Lars Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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  6. TylerHam

    TylerHam Well-Known Member

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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 -

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

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