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Wednesday 10th of January 2018
Hi. Thank you for this tutorial; I used the instructions to etch my own designs onto acrylic, and made a couple of beautiful projects. Then it stopped etching properly. It seems to me that the blade gets clogged up with acrylic shavings. Either that or it is blunt already, but I think it's the former. Is there a correct way to clean it? I poked at it with a fairly soft wooden toothpick, and it definitely worked somewhat better then, but still didn't finish the project properly. Any advice? And thank you again!!
Saturday 13th of January 2018
I keep a small can of pressurized air in my craft room for this reason.
Friday 7th of July 2017
Would etching cream work on acrylics?
Sunday 9th of July 2017
No, etching cream doesn't work on plastics.
Wednesday 14th of June 2017
Hi Jamie! So, how do you make the template? Did I miss it? That seems like the most important step?
Wednesday 24th of May 2017
The does curio cut acrylic.
Thursday 25th of May 2017
I think you are asking if the Curio will cut acrylic? If so, no, it will not. It can etch it though.
Thursday 6th of April 2017
Love the idea, but the sharpies won't stay on long if you wash they come off. I know have tried them on other items, I would suggest paint pens instead, maybe can't get the same effect. Next could you etch without cutting it out? Like would be cool for coasters.
Wednesday 10th of May 2017
Ink markers will remain in the grooves unless reactivated by some type of alcohol or solvent. But you can seal the item if it would be used or worn around solvents, ie bartender, hairstylist, chemist, etc.
Friday 7th of April 2017
Thanks for sharing!