Cutting Inside Circles

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  1. MacSongLi

    MacSongLi New Member

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    Good Day,

    Could somebody please provide me with a couple of tips on cutting out inside circles?

    Thank You!
    MacSongLiwall1
  2. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    There are a few ways on how to cut out inside a circle. It mostly determines what the size of the circle is. having a good hobby knife is a GREAT start (most people use a #11 blade or a scalpel)

    I either (very carefully with light stroke) trace the circle with my knife until I fully cut through, or use the "WOODPECKER" technique of making very small cuts along the line. When you do it, it looks like a woodpecker is cutting the paper. You can also use a circle cutter (you can get them at most hobby shops).

    I hope that this helps.

    I look forward to seeing your work soon.
  3. MacSongLi

    MacSongLi New Member

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    Rhaven Blaack,

    One again, you have helped me. Thank you again, I was struggling doing about a 2.5cm inside circle ( radial engine cowling face) with a pair of scissors. I've got three more to do. It took me three attempts to do one.

    Merci, Saved Again!
    MacSongLi:thumb:
  4. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    You are more then welcome. I am glad to have been able to help.

    So when are we going to see some of your work?
  5. MacSongLi

    MacSongLi New Member

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    My son has been studying for exams, but I'll get him to take some photos this weekend, and I'll post them.

    Thanks Again for the help.