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post #11 of 20
120mm version of this?



no but seriously, hole saw
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post #12 of 20
WD-40 and a whole saw lol
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I would hit the search engines up on this one.
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post #14 of 20
The correct hole saw size is 4.5". 120mm = 4.72 inches. Any larger than 4.5 and it will be too large.
post #15 of 20
or a circle attatchment for a dremel if you have a dremel
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TDS View Post
I would draw the circle out, then use a dremel to "rough" it out keeping inside the line, then using the grinding bits you can get for the dremel to "file" it to size... patience is key and dont rush.
You like doing things the hard way. Buy a hole saw and save yourself a couple hours work.
Edited by Philistine - 6/5/11 at 1:09am
post #17 of 20
The Dremel circle cutter attachment with a spiral bit would do a good job with only minor filing If you have the money for the proper size hole saw, then go for that as it results in the most precise hole.
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post #18 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Timz0r View Post
What is the best lubricant to use when cutting a hole in glass?
use a diamond hole saw and can probably get away with most any oil
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dont cut me
     
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post #20 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Timz0r View Post
What is the best lubricant to use when cutting a hole in glass?
Do you mean glass or acrylic (plexiglass is a trade mane under which acrylic is sold)?

For glass the common "cutting" method is a score-snap technique; for straight cuts there are rollers and for circles they make devices with a center suction pivot and an adjustable diamond-tipped etcher. Essentially, you score/etch the cut path then break away the excess.

If you mean acrylics, I generally use water since some oils can dull the finish of the acrylic.
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