Tools

Thu, 10 Sep 2009

ToolsAn overview of the tools used for paper engineering from scissors and knives to the best type of glue to use.

 


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Comments (6)

  • Grim July 27, 2010 at 2:27 am

    Mr. Ives, I was curious what

    Mr. Ives, I was curious what type and weight of paper you use for your models? Is it a matter of personal preference or is there one you find is better suited to the task when you print and make your models? Thanks for your help.

    • robives July 27, 2010 at 5:21 pm

      I use 230 micron board from

      I use 230 micron board from my local printer. It is reasonably priced and does the job well.

  • rogervipond October 21, 2010 at 12:14 pm

    What is 230 micron board in

    What is 230 micron board in gsm please?

    • robives October 21, 2010 at 12:37 pm

      by coincidence 230 micron

      by coincidence 230 micron board is also 230 gsm!

  • thornate January 17, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    Is there a special tool or

    Is there a special tool or technique to use to cut out perfectly round circular holes inside a piece?

    • robives January 17, 2011 at 6:23 pm

      Yes, search online for a

      Yes, search online for a compass cutter.